Mrs Barnes qualified from Guys, Kings and St Thomas' Medical School, London in 2002. After doing a number of senior house officer posts in Cambridge and London (including neurology and neurosurgery), she undertook specialist ophthalmology registrar training in Oxford. In 2015, Mrs Barnes furthered her training with a sub-specialist paediatric ophthalmology fellowship in Perth, Western Australia as the Joyce Henderson Fellow. Later, she returned to the West country where she grew up, to take up the appointment of consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton.
She lives locally with her husband, a GP, and their two young boys. Subspecialty interests include paediatric ophthalmology, adult eye movement disorders and strabismus, neuro-ophthalmology and cataract surgery.
- General ophthalmology
- Cataract, Eye movement disorders and strabismus
Singing in chamber choirs, sailing and spending time with family.
Treatments and tests offered by Mrs Joanna Kate Barnes at Nuffield Health
- Eyelid cyst removal
- Anterior segment
- Visual Fields
- Cataract Surgery
- Fellow of the Royal College of ophthalmology
- European Paediatric Ophthalmological Society
Other post held
- Consultant ophthalmologist at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust.
Insurers Mrs Joanna Kate Barnes works with
Mrs Joanna Kate Barnes works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- Benenden Health
- CS Healthcare
- Exeter Family Friendly
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
- Westfield Health WPA
Mrs Joanna Kate Barnes does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Mrs Joanna Kate Barnes does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Mrs Joanna Kate Barnes does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.