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Dr Lear is a renowned Consultant Dermatologist based in Greater Manchester. He has an NHS practice at Manchester Royal Infirmary and Hope Hospital but also has high demand for his private practice at The Alexandra Hospital. He sees both self-paying and insured patients and will also accept NHS chose and book referrals. He is recognised by all major insurers.

His main interest is the diagnosis and management of skin cancer and pigmented and precancerous legions but also has interest in mole mapping and mole clinics for assessment and treatment of moles. Additionally he can treat hair disorders and all other general dermatology issues including paediatrics. 

Dr Lear has published over 100 papers on the genetics, epidemiology, diagnosis and therapy of skin cancer. He has given numerous lectures both nationally and internationally in this area. He has undertaken numerous clinical trials in this area and continues to be involved in research into the latest developments in skin cancer therapy. He is a founding member of the British Society for Skin Care in Immunocompromised individuals. He is actively involved in teaching and training, both undergraduates, dermatological trainees and GP's

Consulting Locations 

  • BMI The Alexandra Hospital, Cheadle 


  • FRCP, Royal College of Physicians of London, 2004
  • MD, the University of Leicester, 1998
  • MB ChB, the University of Leicester, 1991

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians
  • British Medical Association
  • British Association of Dermatologists
  • British Society for Dermatological Surgery
  • British society for Skin Care in Immunocompromised Individuals

John Lear | BUPA

Dr Lear is under the care of Omni Medical Services, to contact his private secretary please call 0161 772 0961.

For any queries regarding payment please contact Dr Lear's account manager, Anna Partakis on 0161 440 7098.