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Dr Andrew Austin

Consultant Hepatologist and Gastroenterologist
Based in: Derby

GMC registration 3567612

Dr Austin graduated from University of Birmingham in 1992 and trained in gastroenterology and later hepatology in the Trent region and the Liver Transplant Unit at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.  He gained a PhD from University of Nottingham in 2004.

He has been closely involved in developing dedicated high quality services for patients with gastrointestinal disease in Derby since his appointment in 2004.  He has been the Lead Clinician since 2004 and has continued in that role since the merger with Queens Hospital Burton.

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Areas of expertise

General gastroenterology with particular interest in diseases of the liver including non-alcoholic fatty liver with the ability to offer liver stiffness measurement (elastography).  Further special interests include diseases of biliary system and pancreas with ability to offer both endoscopic ultrasound and ERCP interventions to investigate dyspepsia, and abdominal pain including post-cholecystectomy.

Services provided

Outpatient consultation, liver elastography, gastroscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound and ERCP with the full range of therapeutic procedures including oesophageal and duodenal stenting.  Dr Austin no longer undertakes colonoscopy.

Clinic times

Ad-hoc appointments available as requested


Dr Austin runs an active research programme and is the East Midlands Clinical Research Network Hepatology lead.  He is the Principal Investigator for five NIHR studies open in Derby at present and hopes to see several trial of therapy for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease open here next year.

Insurers registered with

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • PHC
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA


Dr Andrew Austin does not hold a share or financial interest in Derby Private Health.

Dr Andrew Austin does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at Derby Private Health.

Dr Andrew Austin does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Derby Private Health.

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