Dr Christopher Baynes

Consultant Physician


Clinical Interests

  • Thyroid
  • Pituitary
  • Adrenal
  • Parathyroid

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
  • Society for Endocrinology
  • Association of British Clinical Diabetologists

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Chase Farm/Barnet

Research Publications

C. Baynes, A.D. Henderson, W. Richmond, D.G. Johnston and R.S. Elkeles. - The response of hepatic lipase and serum lipoproteins to acute hyperinsulinaemia in type 2 diabetes. European Journal of Clinical Investigation 1992;22:341-6. 

JW Stephens, C Baynes and SJ Hurel - Amiodarone and thyroid dysfunction; a case-illustrated guide to management. British Journal of Cardiology 2001:Vol 8 issue 9; 499-506. 

C. Baynes, V. Anyaoku, D.G. Johnston and R.S. Elkeles. Feedback inhibition of insulin secretion in type 2 diabetes. Clinical Science 1991:81;685-690.

C. Baynes, A.D. Henderson, C.L. Hughes, W. Richmond, D.G. Johnston and R.S. Elkeles. Determinants of mild fasting hypertriglyceridaemia in non-insulin-dependent  diabetes. Journal of Internal Medicine 1991:229; 267-273.


Personal profile

Dr Christopher Baynes has extensive experience in many aspects of diabetes and endocrinology including perioperative, paediatric and antenatal diabetes/endocrine care and both general and reproductive endocrinology.

He has created and developed an outpatient endocrine service at Chase Farm Hospital in 1996, providing services for patients with a wide range of endocrine conditions, with the subsequent creation of a multidisciplinary thyroid cancer clinic.

The service has expanded significantly over the years and continues to provide specialist clinical endocrinology services for the local population, day investigation and endocrinology training.

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