Private Medical Insurance

Mr Wajed is a recognised, approved or registered specialist with all the major UK private medical insurance companies and providers including: AXA PPP, Aviva, Benenden, BUPA, Cigna, Exeter Family Friendly, General & Medical, Helix, Health-On-Line, Medisure, PruHealth, Standard Life, Simply Health, Saga, Vitality, WPA as well as many others. Mr Wajed respects the approved-fee policy that most Private Insurers recommend for both outpatient consultations, investigations and operations.

Fees are charged in line with the level of benefit that has been set by the insurance company to your policy, and invoices will be usually be sent directly to them. You will normally not have to pay for any additional treatment costs. Please note however if you have opted for an excess on your policy, or the treatment proposed is outside the policy limits then you will be responsible for the balance deficit. You are advised to get in touch with your insurance provider for authorization before any consultation or treatment.

Please do not hesitate to contact Karen on 01392 796880 who can help you with questions about this.

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Consultation Fees are £200 for an initial consultation and £100 for a follow-up.

An all-inclusive Fixed-Price Fee Service for most procedures and investigations are available. This covers hospital charges, surgeon and anesthetist fees.

Below provides a general guide to approximate* costs for some common.
Please contact Karen on 01392 796880 or the Nuffield Health Exeter on 01392 248477 for current quotations and details on other procedures:

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy £4,483*
Upper GI Endoscopy £1,420*
Inguinal Hernia Repair (Open/One side) £2,740*
Inguinal Hernia Repair (Open/Both sides) £4,350*
Inguinal Hernia Repair (Laparoscopic / One side) £3,441*
Inguinal Hernia Repair (Laparoscopic/Both sides) £4,699*

Mr Wajed has been able to negotiate competitive rates for some specialist procedures that he performs at the Royal Devon & Exeter. Below represent approximate* total costs for some of these. For more complex procedures a quotation can be provided. Please contact Karen on 01392 796880 for further details.

LINX™ Procedure £ 7,599*
Laparoscopic Fundoplication for Reflux £ 6,499*
48-hour wireless pH study + Endoscopy (Bravo™) £ 1,500*

The Functional Gut Clinic provide a Private Service through Nuffield Health Exeter also offer self-pay options for most of their investigations approximate* costs of which are given below. For accurate figures and details of other tests they provide contact them directly on 0207 486 7777.

Oesophageal Physiology £850*
24-hour pH / Impedence £850*
Hydrogen Breath Test for SIBO £350*

Please do not hesitate to contact Karen on 01392 796880 who can help you with questions about our fees or or via our online contact form.