Dr Dennis Barnes

Dr Dennis Barnes

Endocrinology and diabetes mellitus, General (internal) medicine 03121393


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Dr Dennis Barnes qualified from Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School in 1986. His research interest was in diabetic kidney disease and he remains a member of the European Diabetic Nephropathy Study Group. He has been a Consultant Physician with an interest in Diabetes & Endocrinology since 1996 and was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians in 2001. He was Clinical Lead in Diabetes & Endocrinology at Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells (MTW) NHS Trust from 2007 - 2012 and has broad experience in all general areas of Diabetes & Endocrinology. His other roles included Chairman of the Drugs & Therapeutics Committee (1998 – 2000), Lead DAFNE Doctor Educator (2007 – 2021), Consultant and SAS Medical Appraiser (2010 – 2021) and Leadership Tutor (2014 – 2019). He retired from his NHS post in February 2021 but continues to see patients in the private sector. During his time at MTW NHS Trust, he helped to develop a number of local specialist diabetes services, including the largest Insulin Pump Service in Kent. He takes an active role in medical education and is an MRCP PACES Examiner. He has also been appointed as a Visiting Senior Lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University in 2021.
Areas of interest

Areas of interest

Diabetic kidney disease; insulin pump therapy; non-invasive glucose monitoring; thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal and pituitary disorders.

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  • 20365

    Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (5-50)

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