BMI The Priory Hospital: Thoracic surgery in Birmingham, UK

BMI The Priory Hospital in Birmingham, England, treats international patients who suffer from an extensive range of acute and chronic chest conditions such as respiratory problems and lung cancer. BMI The Priory is a top class private hospital and is a major centre for thoracic surgery using latest research and new techniques.

Thoracic Services at BMI The Priory Hospital in the UK

BMI The Priory Hospital benefits from the services of renowned thoracic surgeons who provide comprehensive services for patients with diseases affecting organs inside the chest, including the lungs, chest wall and diaphragm.

The team of surgeons at BMI The Priory thoracic surgery department are backed up by multi-disciplinary specialist teams and a 24/7 on site critical care unit.

International patients at BMI The Priory Hospital

Insured and self-paying patients from all over the world travel to Birmingham, England to have their treatment at BMI The Priory Hospital.

Medical tourists travel for treatment for a variety of reasons, such as:

  • The thoracic treatment they need is not available at home
  • Diagnosis and assessment of the condition takes too long
  • Outcomes are poor
  • Treatment is too expensive

At BMI The Priory they have a relationship with the majority of international health insurers and they also treat a large number of self-paying visitors from overseas countries.

BMI The Priory Hospital is a popular destination for people seeking surgery in the UK. With many NHS teaching hospitals located in the area, The Priory enjoys a steady stream of eminent and newly sought after consultants.

In a recent survey of over 4,000 patients, more than 99% rated their overall quality of care as good, very good or excellent.

Thoracic treatments available BMI The Priory Hospital in England

  • Bronchoscopy - using a flexible telescope, a bronchoscopy looks for any problems inside the airways (bronchi).
  • Pleural biopsy and drainage - this is the removal of a small piece of tissue from the lining of your chest.
  • Thoracoscopy - a thoracoscopy is a procedure to look for any problems in the pleural space using a special telescope. 

Cardiac services at BMI The Priory

Priory Cardiac Services accommodates patients in a recently renovated, 25-bedroom ward. Three double rooms are available should a relative wish to stay with you overnight.

For your safety and peace of mind a newly upgraded central cardiac monitoring system links to the Priory Critical Care Unit. Further support is offered via Level 3 Resident Medical Officers, who are on hand around the clock. Established intensivists are also on call throughout your stay.

Referrals to post-operative cardiac rehabilitation services are all part of the service.

In addition to Thoracic Surgery, Cardiac Services at BMI The Priory Hospital also provides Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology treatments.


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Priory Road


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