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.
Gastro-oesophageal reflux, gall stone disease, obesity and the metabolic syndrome, hernia surgery.
Photography, travel, dog walking
English, Spanish and Catalan
Treatments and tests offered by Mr Manel Riera at Nuffield Health
- Umbilical hernia repair
- Gastric balloon (BiB)
- Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
- Hernia repair
- Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder removal)
- Bile duct resection
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 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 On Demand
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
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.