Dr Adrian Barnardo

Dr Adrian Barnardo

Consultant Gastroenterologist
BMedSci(Hons), BM, BS, MD, FRCP, AGAF

Practising at

Spire Alexandra Hospital

Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Adrian Barnardo at Spire include:


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Professional profile

Dr Adrian Barnardo trained at the University of Nottingham, awarded BMedSci (Hons) in 1992 and BM BS in 1994. He undertook general & specialist training in the London Deanery including the Institute of Liver Studies at Kings College Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas' University Hospital and Brighton and Sussex University Hospital. He was awarded a prestigious hepatology training fellowship at the Peninsula Liver Centre in Plymouth in his final year of training where he further developed his hepatological and endoscopic skills.

During his time at Kings College Hospital he undertook research into MARS therapy (a liver assist device) and the haematological complications of liver disease. He has presented the results of this and other research nationally and internationally and was awarded his Doctor of Medicine (MD) in 2009 for this work. In 2009, he was appointed Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at St Mary's Hospital, and moved back to Kent in 2012.

Since being appointed as a Consultant he has been a Royal College Tutor and trainer on national JAG Endoscopy Courses at Brighton University. In 2012 he became a nationally recognised bowel cancer screening endoscopist. In 2015 he was awarded his Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) and this was followed recently by the prestigious award Fellow of the American Gastroenterology Association (AGAF) in 2017 in acknowledgement of his ongoing work in Gastroenterology.

He was lead consultant on the development of local liver services at Medway Maritime Hospital NHS Trust for four years before transferring to Maidstone & Tunbridge NHS Trust at the end of 2016.

Dr Adrian Barnardo is able to see children from the age of 16 years and over.

Clinical Interests

Bowel disease
Gastrointestinal cancer
Inflammatory bowel disease

Heartburn, Barrett’s oesophagus, Indigestion, Hiatus Hernia, Bloating, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Bowel cancer screening, Abnormal liver blood tests, Fatty liver disease, Viral liver disease, Endoscopy. [diagnostic / therapeutic / training]

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Society of Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterology Association
British Medical Association
Fellow of the American Gastroenterology Association (AGAF)
European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation
Medical Defence Union
General Medical Council

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

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Private contact details

Telephone 01634 662822 / 845
Website http://adrianbarnardo.co.uk/
Private secretary Zoe Turner
Private secretary telephone 01634 393067
Private secretary email zoe@medicalsecserv.co.uk