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Dr Barry Coakley


Dr Barry Coakley

Dr Barry Coakley studied at Sheffield Medical School attaining an MBChB in 2005. He progressed through vocational training and became a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2010.

Previously being a Partner in a Practice in Berkshire, he moved to Claremont Medical Practice in 2016. Whilst being well versed in all medical problems, he particularly specialises in both Dermatology (Skin) and Ophthalmology (Eyes). Dr Coakley has a post-graduate qualification in Medical Education (PGCMedEd) and leads on delivering training for Medical Students from Exeter University.

Dr Coakley is our GP Lead for the Exmouth Minor Injury Unit, ensuring the smooth running of this service for the entire Exmouth community. Working within the federation of the other thirteen Practices in East Devon, he is also the Urgent Care Lead for East Devon Health.

In addition to his General Practice work, Dr Coakley provides the medical cover for the in-patients recovering in Exmouth Community Hospital.

Married with two children, Dr Coakley is a local GP who enjoys spending his free time enjoying the outdoors with his family. He can often be found paddle-boarding, running, coaching junior rugby or cheering on the Exeter Chiefs.

Normal days of work: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday