Dr Sebastian Barton



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34 years of experience
23 years as a specialist


Sebastian Barton studied undergraduate and clinical medicine at Cambridge University and worked in junior doctor posts in Cambridge and Norwich before moving to Southampton for an SHO rotation to complete general medical training after which he completed Gastroenterology training in London.

After completing molecular biological research for an MD degree awarded by the University of Cambridge whilst a University Lecturer in Medicine, he was then appointed Senior Registrar at the Royal Free, Royal London and St Bartholomew’s Hospitals. Finally, in 1999 he was appointed Consultant Gastroenterologist to the Kent and Canterbury Hospital and is currently the Gastroenterology lead for East Kent Hospitals University and Foundation Trust.

He is able to offer a wide range of endoscopic skills being, particularly colonoscopy (with a 2019 caecal intubation rate of 100% and excellent comfort scores) and ERCP.


  • Hepatology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Neuro-Gastroenterology
  • Pancreaticobiliary Medicine (Bile Ducts & Pancreas)
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3359518
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    Practices worked at

    The Chaucer Hospital

    Nackington Road, Canterbury, United Kingdom, CT4 7AR
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    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 specialist
    Dr Konrad Grosser
    Dr Konrad Grosser
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    "I have worked with Dr Barton for many years often sharing patients in complex clinical scenarios. He is highly skilled, conscientious and diligent and I had excellent patient feed back regrading his communication and bedside manner. I have no reservations in recommending him."


    Recommended for:
    Heart Burn, Crohn’s Disease, Bloating
    , Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), Acid Reflux, Food Intolerance, Cirrhosis, Dyspepsia (Indigestion), Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers, Primary Billiary Cholangitis (PBC), Swollen Stomach, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Fatty Liver Disease, Pancreatitis, Gallstones, Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux, Liver Disease, Jaundice, Constipation, Pyloric Stenosis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Cholestasis, Oesophageal Spasm, Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis), Barrett's Oesophagus, Coeliac Disease, Hiatus Hernia, Achalasia, Autoimmune Hepatitis, Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD), Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach), Functional Bowel Disease, Gastroparesis, Oesophageal Cancer, Iron Deficiency Anaemia, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Rectal Bleeding, Colorectal Cancer, Diarrhoea, Pancreatitis, Pancreatic Disorders, Nausea and Vomiting