The Duke, 92, looked relaxed as he walked unaided out of the private London Clinic clutching a large book after spending 11 nights there.
He said goodbye to senior staff from the hospital before getting into a waiting vehicle.
Buckingham Palace had said when he was admitted that he was expected to be there for up to two weeks.
Sources said he is not expected to need any more treatment for the mystery complaint which led to the exploratory surgery on June 7. No further details are being released about the nature of the Duke’s condition.
A Palace source said: “He is in good spirits and he is very keen to leave, and very grateful to the medical staff and all the well-wishers who have sent him cards.
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