Professor Jonathan Barker

Professor Jonathan Barker

BSc, MD, FRCP, FRCPath

Dermatology

40 years of experience
25 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

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5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“I have been to dermatologists who have made me feel awful for my sun damage. Prof Barker is totally non-judgmental and just an excellent specialist who is knowledgable, reassuring and has a really approachable manner. “
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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
    2,022 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    1,755 reviews

    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

    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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