1Hello! sir/ madam, i too had gall bladder surgery, in june,2009 and i am experiencing the same symptoms, pain in ribs and back right side, sometimes is not so much hurting pain, but more like pressure, i cant sleep on that side and not too much excerise.I did went back to the surgeon, i was sent to the othopedic, did some therpy, use warm compress,it go away for a moment and came back. I hope with your research we will find some answers, and can be help, this pain is anoying,.