Laparascopic cholecystectomy

This is an operation to remove painful gallstones and gallbladder.

I have a question about laparascopic cholecystectomy

What is laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

This is an operation to remove gallstones and gallbladder.

Why would I have laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

If you are suffering from pain from gallstones, your doctor may recommend that you have a laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

What happens during laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

The operation will take about an hour and is performed under general anaesthetic. Your surgeon will use keyhole surgery to make a small incision on or near your umbilicus so they can perform the surgery. Your surgeon will remove the gallbladder from your abdomen.

What should I expect after surgery?

You should be able to leave the hospital the same day as your surgery. You will not be able to drive for at least 24 hours after the operation.

Our Consultants

Mr Hamouda Bariatric Surgeon

Ahmed Hamouda

Consultant Surgeon

Mr Hamouda's specialties include gallstone disease, gallbladder removal & weight loss (bariatrics) surgery.

Mr Abuchi Okaro

Abuchi Okaro

Consultant Surgeon

Mr Okaro's specialties include general surgery, upper GI and bariatric surgery.

Mr Abdul Aal

Yasser Abdul

Consultant General and Emergency Surgeon

Mr Abdul Aal's specialties include gallbladder removal, hernia surgery, advanced upper and gastrointestinal procedures.

Mr Hamade

Ayman Hamade

Consultant Surgeon

Mr Hamade's specialties include colorectal surgery, laparoscopic surgery and general surgery.

Mr Mangam

Sudhakar Mangam

Consultant General, Laparoscopic and Colorectal Surgeon

Mr Mangam works in laparoscopic colorectal surgery and coloproctology including bowel cancer, haemorrhoids, fissures, fistula and inflammatory bowel disease.

Mr Hasan

Fazal Hasan

Consultant General Surgeon

Mr Hasan's specialties include advanced laparoscopic surgery, thyroid surgery and hepatobiliary surgery procedures.

Mr Marzouk

Deya Marzouk

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon

Mr Marzouk's specialties include general surgery, minimal access surgery, hernia repair and colorectal surgery.

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