Miss Celia Theodoreli-Riga 06077256

Celia Riga

General surgery


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Specialises in

  • Vascular surgery

About me

Miss Celia Theodoreli-Riga works at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust as a Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Clinical Senior Lecturer. Being the Head of School of Surgery for London, Health Education England, Miss Celia is responsible for managing one of the largest postgraduate education programs in the country. She has vast experience in the medicinal field and known for serving as the Surgical Training Committee Chair and Training Program Director in Vascular Surgery. Miss Celia also holds a position on the UKRI/EPSRC Healthcare Technologies Strategic Advisory Board.

In 2010, Miss Celia was appointed as a Clinical Lecturer in Surgery after obtaining her Doctorate in Medicine from Imperial College. Along with all her achievements, Miss Celia is experienced in treating the cases of aortic aneurysms, occlusive vascular disease, endovenous management of varicose veins, sclerotherapy, carotid disease, diabetic foot disease, stroke prevention, aortic dissection and endovascular robotic surgery. She is also known for her 300 podium presentations, over 100 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters that gave her an international reputation.

Furthermore, Miss Celia has certified experience in Medtech and clinical translation for medical devices. She is an active member of New Interventional Procedures Committee which regulates and monitors clinical adoption of novel devices and techniques across all Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust sites. Besides her interest in the medical field, Miss Celia serves as an examiner for Imperial College and Oxford University. She has a keen interest in learning innovative techniques for the treatment of arterial and venous disease, training and education, incorporating new advances in technology. With 30 national and international prizes, Miss Celia attracts over £10 million in funding.

Areas of interest

Aortic aneurysms; Arterial disease; Thread veins;
Varicose veins; Carotid disease and stroke prevention; Leg swelling;Aortic dissection; Endovascular robotic surgery; Complex wounds and ulcers

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Procedures completed

  • L2780

    Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) of suprarenal aorta, with insertion of fenestrated graft (three to four orifices) - (1-5)

    St Mary's Hospital - Lindo Wing (1-5)

  • L8542

    Radiofrequency ablation of single venous trunk +/- phlebectomies - unilateral - (1-5)

    Harley Street Clinic (1-5)

  • L8620

    Ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy of varicose veins - unilateral - (1-5)

    Harley Street Clinic (1-5)

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