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Surgeon Spotlight on Manel Riera

Bariatric Expert Mr Manel Riera

Mr Riera is a Bariatric Surgeon specialising in weight loss procedure and metabolic surgery.

Mr Manel Riera's History

He first qualified in 1994 and since then has gone on to carry out hundreds of surgeries including the gastric band, the gastric sleeve and the gastric bypass.

Manel graduated medical school in 1994. After this he completed Higher Surgical Training in the East of England and was awarded an MD by the University of Liverpool, for research into the mechanisms of peritoneal metastasis from gastric cancer.

Performing Weight Loss Surgery at Nuffield Wolverhampton & Shrewsbury

Now offering his expertise to patients privately Mr Riera works with Healthier Weight preforming weight loss surgery in the west midlands at Nuffield Wolverhampton and Nuffield Shrewsbury. An expert in the field of bariatrics we asked Mr Manel Riera to explain what all of the different weight loss surgeries were and how they can help benefit people suffering with obesity. 

The Gastric Sleeve Explained

Mr Manel Riera explains what the gastric sleeve is, how it works and the benefits of having one. 

The Gastric Band Explained

Mr Manel Riera explains what the gastric band is, how it works and the benefits of having one. 

The Gastric Bypass Explained

Mr Manel Riera explains what the gastric bypass is, how it works and the benefits of having one. 

Last review: 23/03/2022. All content on this page is reviewed by a multi-disciplinary team lead by Mr Rishi Singhal.

If you are interested in a gastric procedure such as the gastric band, gastric sleeve, gastric bypass or ESG. You can contact our expert team today and book a free consult with one of our weight loss surgeons.


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