Dr Richard Keld

Dr Richard Keld

Gastroenterology 04646697


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
  • Accredited endoscopist
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network
Accredited endoscopist

Specialises in

  • Endoscopy
  • Hepatobiliary

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Dr Keld graduated from the University of Manchester in 1999. He entering the North Western Deanery Gastroenterology training program 2003 and received his CCT in 2011. During this period he has worked at seven North West and Manchester University Hospitals, having acquired comprehensive experience dealing with all aspects of General Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

He was awarded a postgraduate degree in the Department of Medicine and Faculty of Life Sciences at the University of Manchester for his work investigating the molecular biology and genetics of Oesophageal and Gastric Cancer 2007 - 2009. This research has led over 20 publications in medical journals and presentations at regional, national and international conferences.

He is currently the Clinical Director for Gastroenterology, Diabetes/Endocrinology and Haematology and the Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Lead Clinician at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Dr Keld is skilled in upper and lower GI endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound and ERCP and chairs a weekly MDT for upper gastrointestinal and hepatopancreatobiliary diseases. In addition, he has published work on Coeliac Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Diabetes, Barrett�s Oesophagus and Gastro-intestinal cancer pathways. This has enhanced his clinical competence and expertise in the speciality. Dr Keld continues to be involved in clinical research in his current role (open studies include NAFLD, pancreatic cancer and Barrett�s Oesophagus) and he is a peer reviewer for international medical journals. Dr Keld is skilled in dealing in all aspects of Gastroenterology, He teaches at a national level for the Royal College of Surgeons and General Practioners, physician membership examinations and Colonoscopy training. Dr Keld is heavily involved in clinical audit and strives to improve patient services and experience.

Areas of interest

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); Reflux; Dyspepsia; Gallstones; Colonoscopy; sigmoidoscopy; gastroscopy; endoscopic ultrasound; Endoscopy - therapeutic; Biliary disease; Cancer diagnosis; ERCP (Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography); Pancreatic surgery / disorders; Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD); Endoscopic procedures

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