Consultant Profile

Dr Barney Hawthorne

Dr Barney Hawthorne DM - Doctor of Medicine
FRCP - Fellow Royal College of Physicians
Practicing at:
Spire Cardiff Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Endoscopy
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Nutrition
Special clinical interests:

Inflammatory bowel disease.
General gastroenterology 

Research interests:

Clinical trials in Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis. Natural history of inflammatory bowel disease

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Gastroenterologist, Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust
Honorary senior lecturer in medicine, Cardiff University

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Society of Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterology Association
European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation
Royal College of Physicians
Welsh Association of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy

Contact Details 
Private secretary telephone number:
079 4602 6557
Private secretary email address:
Clinic Wed evenings 5.15-8.30pm at Glamorgan House, Spire Cardiff Hospital
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I have practised as a consultant gastroenterologist in Cardiff since 1995, having studied medicine initially at Queens’ College Cambridge, and then clinical training in Oxford, qualifying in 1983. I have a major interest in inflamatory bowel disease and I run a large inflammatory bowel disease clinic at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. I also run a home parenteral nutrition clinic, lead the Cardiff Intestinal Failure Service. I am a bowel screening accredited colonoscopist, and do the full range of lower and upper GI endoscopy. I am clinical director for Gastroenterology at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.

Personal profile:

I have a strong musical interest, playing the double bass, piano, and learning the bandoneon. 

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Dr Barney Hawthorne

Dr Barney Hawthorne Gastroenterology Consultant, Cardiff, private hospital specialist.

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