Dr Austin was appointed as a Consultant Physician by Derby Hospitals in November 2004. He 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. The interaction between host and gut microbial flora in GI diseases was the subject of his PhD thesis awarded in 2004.
Dr Austin has been closely involved in developing dedicated high quality services for patients with liver disease in Derby since his appointment, including outreach services for viral hepatitis. He runs an active research programme and will lead one of ten national hubs for the first HTA-funded UK study in liver disease. In addition, he continues to provide the full range of endoscopic procedures including ERCP and endoscopic ultrasound.
Dr Austin has chaired the Trust Drug and Therapeutics Committee for the last year and is a member of the Joint Area Prescribing Committee.
Treatments and tests offered by Dr Andrew Austin at Nuffield Health
- Gastroscopy (or gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy)
- Flexible sigmoidoscopy
- Endoscopic ultrasound
- Diagnostic endoscopy
- Therapeutic Endoscopy
- Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
- British Society of Gastroenterology
- Royal College of Physicians
- British Association for Study of the Liver
Other posts held
- Consultant Gastroenterologist/Hepatologist, Royal Derby Hospital
Insurers Dr Andrew Austin works with
Dr Andrew Austin works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA Health
- Benenden Health
- Exeter Family Friendly
Dr Andrew Austin does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr Andrew Austin does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr Andrew Austin does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.