Terrence A. Barrett, MD

  • Chief, Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition
4.69 out of 5

About

I am a board-certified gastroenterologist who specializes in General GI & inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). I am a tenured professor. I trained at University of Chicago (GI with a post-doc in Immunology) and moved to Northwestern University Hospital (NMH) where I was director of IBD and later division chief of GI. In 2013, I moved to the University of Kentucky where I am now division chief of G.I. and Hepatology with a co-appointment in Microbiology / Immunology. My clinical interest is caring for severe refractory IBD. I have been funded through NIH and VA mechanisms x 30yr & currently study epithelial responses in colitis. The primary interest of our laboratory is the impact of mitochondrial respiration in regulating epithelial cell responses in colitis (RO1-funded). This project led to the development of a novel drug (PCT patent pending), AuPhos, that increases mitochondrial function in the intestine and treats colitis in mice (VA merit-funded).

Faculty Rank

  • Professor of Medicine and Microbiology/Immunology

Training & Education

Degree

University of Illinois at Chicago

Residency

Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Hospital, Chicago

Fellowship

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

Certifications and Special Training

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

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Ratings & Reviews

4.69 out of 5
8 Reviews

The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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    The best in the state

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    Always excellent care start to finish

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    I feel rushed when they are so far behind

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    *Dr. Barrett was excellent. I appreciate that he listens to me and is genuinely interested in my health.

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    *Dr. Barrett always exceeds expectations and offers great insight to my particular situation.
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      Very good doctor
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      Best treatment ever
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      Dr. Barrett is absolutely the BEST. He truly listens, cares and takes the time with me.