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Mr Stephen Derbyshire

Consultant ENT, Head and Neck Surgeon


Practices at: Mount Alvernia Hospital

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Stephen Derbyshire is a specialist in ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery. He offers general adult and paediatric (although he cannot see children at Mount Alvernia Hospital) ENT care and has a special interest in benign and malignant conditions of the head and neck region, including thyroid and salivary gland disorders.

Training and Appointment

Mr Derbyshire was brought up in Surrey but completed his training further afield in the Northwest of England, predominantly in Merseyside, at one of the largest head and neck cancer departments in Europe. In 2016, he was awarded the Certificate of Completion of Training by the Postgraduate Medical Education Training Board (UK). He underwent paediatric training at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital and has also been trained in facial plastic surgery for the treatment of skin cancer.

He was appointed as Consultant ENT and Head and Neck Surgeon at the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford and at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospital, Chertsey in 2016.
Stephen’s special interests are in disorders of the head and neck, including parathyroid and thyroid surgery as well as disorders of swallowing and voice.  He is also trained in surgical excision of skin cancers in the head and neck region.

Stephen is a core member of the regional head and neck cancer multi-disciplinary team (MDT), as well as the regional thyroid MDT and parathyroid MDT. 

Clinical Interests

  • General adult ENT conditions
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Rhinitis and nasal obstruction 
  • Salivary gland surgery
  • Skin cancers of the head and neck region 
  • Thyroid and parathyroid surgery
  • Voice and swallowing disorders.