Mr Manel Riera


MD, FRCS Ed (Gen Sur)

GMC number: 4374965

Practising since: 1994


General Surgery

Consultation times

  • Wednesday Evenings (Shrewsbury)
  • Thursday AM Telephone clinic
  • Overview
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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

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Manel Riera at Nuffield Health

  • Gastroesophageal
  • Umbilical hernia repair
  • Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Hernia repair
  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder removal)
  • Bile duct resection

Locations Mr Manel Riera works with

Related experience


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.


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

Other posts 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 Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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.