Dr. Tim Barker B.D.S.
GDC No. 71705
Tim qualified at Bristol University in 1996 and joined Barker Dental Care in 1998, becoming practice owner in March 2007. Tim has attended numerous postgraduate courses on a variety of topics including endodontics, implant restorations, Fastbraces orthodontics, Invisalign orthodontics, Inman Aligner orthodontics, temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ/TMD), and restorative and cosmetic dentistry. In particular, he has attended the residential courses at the world famous Pankey Institute in Miami and the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. Tim is also completing a year long course with Dr. Basil Mizrahi who is a specialist in prosthodontics and restorative dentistry in Harley Street, London and one of the country’s leading experts in his field. Tim continues to build on his knowledge and skill base and strives to advance the practice by investment in new techniques, materials, and equipment.
Tim has a wonderfully caring and patient chair-side manner, which combined with his many years of experience and knowledge provides his patients with exceptional dental care.
When not working Tim enjoys keeping fit and has played hockey for Fareham Hockey Club since he was a teenager. He also enjoys traveling as well as walking/hiking particularly in the Lake District.
Dr. Julia Gill B.D.S.
GDC No. 85977
Julia qualified at The University of Sheffield in 2005 and joined Barker Dental Care in November 2016. Julia is enthusiastic about dentistry and continually strives to perfect her skills through continued education in restorative and cosmetic techniques. She has also undertaken postgraduate training in dental implantology and Inman aligner orthodontics. Julia is a very experienced dentist in many aspects of modern dentistry and aims for excellence whether providing routine simple dentistry or more advanced cosmetic dentistry.
Julia has a warm and friendly manner and has been very popular with her patients. This coupled with her experience and knowledge of dentistry will make Julia a good addition to our team and provide our patients with excellent customer care and high quality private dentistry.
In her free time, Julia enjoys traveling having been to destinations throughout Europe, Australia, and Asia; cooking; skiing; horse riding; scuba diving; walking; and a variety of other outdoor pursuits. She also enjoys taking part in charity events. Among her most memorable events were a 10,000 foot sky dive and a 40km walk called the ‘Stonehenge Stomp’.
Dr. Katherine Gilchrist BDS Lpool 1989
GDC No. 64308
Kate qualified at Liverpool University in 1989 and joined Barker Dental Care in March 2015. Kate has been practicing in Hampshire for many years and is very enthusiastic about dentistry. She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry but particularly enjoys getting to know her patients, helping them to overcome any anxieties they may have, and working with them to optimise their oral health and achieve the smile they desire. Kate continually strives to perfect her skills through continued education in such areas as occlusion as well as restorative and cosmetic techniques. She is also a full member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Kate has been very popular with her patients, and she will not only provide our patients with high quality private dentistry but also with excellent customer care.
Away from work, Kate is kept busy by her daughters, Georgina and Jenny. When time allows she enjoys badminton, swimming and going to the gym along with reading, attending the theatre and opera.