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Terrence A. Barrett, MD

Chief, Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition

Department/Specialty

Colitis-induced Dysplasia
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics

Faculty Rank

Professor of Medicine

Clinic Information

For an appointment or assistance call 859-257-1000
or 1-800-333-8874 (toll free)

Clinical Interests

Chromoendoscopy
Complex Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Education

Degree

University of Illinois at Chicago

Residency

Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Hospital, Chicago, Illinois

Fellowship

Gastroenterology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
IBD, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Immunology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Certifications or Special Training

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Additional Information

Other Interests

Dr. Terrence Barrett joins the UK HealthCare faculty from Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he had been on staff since 1992 and a professor in the Division of Gastroenterology since 2008. He came to Lexington in June as Chief of Gastroenterology.

After receiving his medical degree from the University of Illinois, he completed his residency at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Hospital in Chicago. He completed fellowships in gastroenterology, IBD and immunology at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Barrett is the recipient of numerous prestigious research grants from the National Institutes of Health and the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. He serves on the editorial board of numerous national and international journals and has authored more than 200 articles, abstracts, book reviews and editorials.

Dr. Barrett specializes in complex inflammatory bowel disease and is part of an NCI clinical trial for patients with colitis-induced dysplasia.

Dr. Barrett has expertise in chromoendoscopy in the evaluation and detection of colitis-induced dysplasia. He is one of only a few physicians nationally who have experience in this procedure. He is available for direct referrals for colonoscopy with chromoendoscopy in patients needing colitis surveillance.