Mr Manel Riera

Qualifications

MD, FRCS Ed (Gen Sur)

GMC number: 4374965

Practicing since: 1994

Specialties

General Surgery

Consultation times

  • Wednesday Evenings (Shrewsbury)
  • Thursday AM (Wolverhampton)
  • Overview

Or call us on

01743 282607 (Shrewsbury) 01902 793269 (Wolverhampton)

About

Mr Riera is a Consultant Laparoscopic Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgeon specialising in weight loss and metabolic surgery, including laparoscopic gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric band and intragastric balloons. He also provides laparoscopic surgery for most upper GI benign conditions, including gallstone disease , gastrooesophageaL reflux,  achalasia, paraoesophageal hernia, common bile duct stones and complications of pancreatitis as well as all types of laparoscopic hernia repair. He is also a fully accredited (JAG) upper GI endoscopist.

Other interests

Gastro-oesophageal reflux, gall stone disease, obesity and the metabolic syndrome, hernia surgery.

Personal interests

Photography, travel, dog walking

Languages spoken

English, Spanish and Catalan

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Manel Riera at Nuffield Health

  • Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Gastroesophageal
  • Bile duct resection
  • Gastric balloon (BiB)
  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder removal)

Locations Mr Manel Riera works with

Related experience

Research

Mr Riera researched into the mechanisms of peritoneal metastasis from gastric cancer and was awarded an MD by the University of Liverpool. As a Specialist Registrar in the East of England he trained in upper GI and Bariatric Surgery. Before being appointed a Consultant Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust, Mr Riera also worked as a Consultant at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, a Centre of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery.

Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Association of Upper GI Surgeons of Great Britian and Ireland
  • British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society

Other post held

  • Consultant Surgeon, Royal Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust

Insurers Mr Manel Riera works with

Mr Manel Riera works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Declaration

Mr Manel Riera does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Manel Riera does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Manel Riera does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.