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Spinal fusion surgery


If you have suffered from degenerative discs causing years of severe and debilitating pain in your spine, we can offer you a revolutionary alternative to conventional spinal fusion surgery. Cervical and lumbar disc replacement surgery involves replacing the removed disc with an artificial disc in order to regain natural flexibility and shock absorption.


The procedure reduces midline spinal pain, and your recovery time and hospital stay will be much reduced compared to conventional spinal fusion surgery. It also gives you the chance to lead an active and productive life, and has a lower associated risk of additional surgery caused by the degeneration of the adjacent discs.

You can expect to stay in hospital for 2–3 days following spinal fusion surgery, after which you can begin rehabilitation and return to daily activities.

You don’t need medical insurance to receive treatment at one of our hospitals. Treatment from a leading specialist using the very latest technologies is more affordable than you may have thought, and our prices are very competitive.

When you undergo spinal fusion surgery in one of our hospitals, you can expect:

  • your procedure to be performed by a dedicated team of experts in spinal surgery using state-of-the-art equipment 
  • to benefit from our investment in cutting-edge technology

In terms of value for your money, we are unbeatable. With us you can be sure you are getting the best treatment available. When you have any treatment in one of our units or hospitals, you will experience a number of benefits:

You’ll have access to the country's finest consultants, working with the latest treatments and cutting-edge technologies in state-of-the-art facilities that smaller private hospitals cannot match.

You don’t need medical insurance to receive treatment at one of our hospitals. Treatment from a leading specialist using the very latest technologies is more affordable than you may have thought, and our prices are very competitive. As a guide, an initial consultation to clarify your condition and discuss the best course of action could be approximately £250.

You’ll be treated by London’s number 1 private hospital group. We see over 400,000 patients each year, which makes us highly experienced and drives excellence. In the past ten years we have invested £500 million in the latest technologies, medication and treatments, many of which are not available on the NHS or via smaller hospital groups.

You can be confident that we can look after all of your treatment needs. We are the only private hospital group to offer such a full range of treatments for patients of all ages.

You won't have to wait. Your care starts when you’re ready, and often we have same day or next day appointments available.

Your safety is protected. Not all private hospitals are the same. Some private hospitals don’t have any on-site critical care facilities in the event of an emergency. Our consultants have access to more critical care beds 24/7 than any other private healthcare group in the UK. If you need urgent care you’ll receive it instantly – it’s very rare for us to transfer patients to another hospital. Our MRSA infection rates are nearly five times lower than the national average. And we have zero recorded cases of some other common infections.

What to do next

Once you have decided that you want to go ahead with your treatment, or would like further information, here's what to do next:

Self-pay two-step process to treatment

1. Contact us to discuss your needs, including HCA payment options for HCA private hospital treatments and surgery. We can help you choose the best consultant or specialist for your condition.

2. You can then book an initial consultation directly with us at a time and hospital that suits your needs – this could cost approximately £250. We can also give you a competitive guide price at the time of booking for any follow-up treatments that may be needed. Same day and next day appointments are available.

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