Professor Jonathan Barker

Professor Jonathan Barker

BSc, MD, FRCP, FRCPath

Dermatology

39 years of experience
24 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“100% professional, compassionate and patient. Explaining options and suggestions“
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Subspecialties

  • General Dermatology
  • Skin Cancer
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 2728366
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    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1655 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    1373 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    00:00 - 23:59
    Tue
    00:00 - 23:59
    Wed
    00:00 - 23:59
    Thu
    00:00 - 23:59
    Fri
    00:00 - 23:59
    Sat
    00:00 - 23:59
    Sun
    00:00 - 23:59

    About

    Professor Jonathan Barker is a Consultant Dermatologist. He is Professor of Clinical Dermatology at St John’s Institute at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital and he also sees patients privately, including at The London Bridge Hospital. He runs a tertiary referral service for patients with psoriasis at Guy’s Hopsital – in 2016 this won the BMJ Dermatology team of the year award. Professor Barker specialises in general dermatology, medical dermatology, psoriasis and skin cancer diagnosis.

    He trained in London and the US and has been a consultant since 1991. He is on a number of national and international boards, including the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology and the International Psoriasis Council. His main research interests are inflammatory skin diseases, such as atopic dermatitis and acne vulgaris, but primarily relate to psoriasis. In this disease his interests extend from genetic discovery, through pharmacogenetics and disease mechanisms, such as immunology, to clinical research.

    Professor Barker has been involved in the clinical guideline development for psoriasis in the UK and has published widely on the subject, including authoring two books. (IPC). He has been involved in clinical guidelines development for psoriasis in the UK. He is also heavily involved in postgraduate education.

     

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    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Minor Skin Surgery
    • Skin Cancer Surgery
    • Skin Cancer Screening
    • Skin Biopsies
    • Psoriasis
    • Skin Cancer
    • Minor Skin Surgery
    • Melanoma
    • Acne
    • Dermatitis
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    Procedures

    • Minor Skin Surgery
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Skin Cancer Screening
    • Skin Cancer Surgery
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    Special interests

    • Psoriasis
    • Acne
    • Dermatitis
    • Melanoma
    • Skin Cancer
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    Education

    • Guys Hospital - qualified in Medicine
    • MRCP - 1985
    • Guy's Hospital, Training at Department of Dermatology - 1985-1991
    • University of Michigan - Senior Research Fellowship, Department of Dermatology and Pathology 1989-90

     

     

     

     

     

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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
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    Psoriasis
    2/3
    General Dermatology
    1/3
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    100% professional, compassionate and patient. Explaining options and suggestions
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    Patient seen for:
    I trust him completely. He always offers excellent advice in a relatable, friendly and compassionate manner.
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    Patient seen for:
    Second time seeing Prof Barker. Although my concerns proved foundless, he never made me feel I was worrying unnecessarily or wasting his time. Extremely thorough and reassuring.
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