Dr Stephen Hearing

MB BS, MD, PG Cert Med Ed, FRCP

  • Specialities Gastroenterology
  • Telephone 03007 906190
  • Year of first qualification 1990
  • Languages spoken


  • GMC Number 3470585
  • Fax 01332 540107


Dr Hearing qualified from the University of Newcastle and has previously held posts in Newcastle, Manchester and Bristol including Lecturer in Gastroenterology, University of Bristol.

He has previously been a Consultant Gastroenterologist in the West Midlands for 7 years, before being appointed as a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Physician at the Royal Derby Hospital in 2010. 

He specialises in luminal gastroenterology including ulcertative colitis, Crohn's disease, coeliac disease, irritable bowel syndrome, gastric and duodenal ulceration and investigation of anaemia. He performs gastroscopy and colonoscopy and is an accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist.


  • Weekly Tuesday by arrangement


Current posts

  • Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, Royal Derby Hospital


Other interests

Dr Hearing has experience in the management of all gastrointestinal disorders, and has expertise in inflammatory bowel disease, colonoscopy and a special interest in nutritional problems.

Member of

  • Royal College of Physicians (Fellow)
  • British Medical Association
  • British Society of Gastroenterology
  • Medical Protection Society


  • Steroid Resistant Ulcerative Colitis
  • Refeeding Syndrome


Dr Stephen Hearing works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA

Dr Stephen Hearing does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Stephen Hearing does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Stephen Hearing does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.