Treatment & Services
- Abnormal Liver Tests
- Diagnostic Endoscopy
- Esophageal Band Ligation
- Esophageal Dilation
- Evaluation of Hepatobiliary Malignancies
- Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
- Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
- General Hepatology
- Liver Biopsy
- Liver Transplantation
- Management of Hepatobiliary Malignancies
- Therapeutic Endoscopy
- Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt
- Variceal Band Ligation
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
- Autoimmune Chronic Hepatitis
- Bile Duct Cancer
- Bile Duct Diseases
- Bile Duct Obstruction
- Bile Duct Stones
- Biliary Disorders
- Diseases of the Liver Biliary Tract and Pancreas
- Drug Induced Liver Disease
- End Stage Liver Disease
- Esophageal Varices
- Fatty Liver Disease
- Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Disease
- Gallbladder Disease
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Hepatitis C
- Liver Cancer
- Liver Disease
- Liver-Biliary Tract Disease
- Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
- Portal Hypertension
- Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
- Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
- Wilson Disease
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - University of Massachusetts Medical Center
Worcester, MA USA
Internship - University of Massachusetts Medical Center
Worcester, MA USA
Medical School - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC USA
Undergraduate - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC USA
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
biliary disorders, biliary tract disease, Diagnostic and therapeutic EGD (upper endoscopy) and colonoscopy, diagnostic/therapeutic endoscopy, drug induced liver disease, Education of Fellows/Residents, end stage liver disease, Eval and management of Hepatobiliary Malignancies, gastrointestinal endoscopy, general hepatology, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and liver disease, hepatology, liver, liver and biliary tract disease, Liver Disease, Liver Transplantation, liver-biliary tract disease, non alcoholic fatty liver disease, Therapeutic endoscopy including difficult colonoscopy and polypectomy
Awards & Honors
- Top Docs, Cleveland magazine
Research & Publications
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As of 12/19/2017, Dr. Barnes has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
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59 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||5|
|Knows Medical History||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||5|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
7 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Nov 21, 2017
Excellent communications in this area.
Reviewed on Nov 10, 2017
Reviewed on Nov 10, 2017
Dr. Barnes has been everything you want your doctor to be, especially in view of the seriousness of my illness. He has been my steadfast support during some very difficult times, and I will always be grateful for his care and support.
Reviewed on Oct 30, 2017
I felt well taken care of and understood!
Reviewed on Oct 2, 2017
Dr. Barnes is great, sorry he's retiring.
Reviewed on Sep 16, 2017
Great experience, I would refer anyone to this hospital. My surgeon & the physician staff were amazing! I'm so thankful for them!
Reviewed on Sep 14, 2017
no bad experiences. excellent experience. Dr. Barnes rates superior.
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