Dr. Sidney Barnes Joins Atlantic General Hospital and Health System
Atlantic General Hospital announced today that Sidney Barnes, MD, has joined
the medical staff. Barnes, a general surgeon, has relocated his practice
from Crisfield, Md., where he most recently served as the chief of surgery
at McCready Hospital.
He will provide general surgical services at Atlantic General Hospital,
through his practice located within the office of general and bariatric
surgeon Alae Zarif, M.D., in Berlin Main Place. He will also see patients
at Atlantic General’s award-winning Wound Care Center and serve
as the center’s medical director.
“We’re very pleased that Dr. Barnes has chosen to come to
Atlantic General Hospital,” said James Brannon, vice president of
professional services. “He brings nearly 20 years of experience
to the communities we serve and is an excellent addition to our Medical
In addition to general surgery, Barnes has extensive experience with trauma
surgery as well as wound care. He is actively involved in educating the
next generation of healthcare providers, serving as an adjunct professor
of surgery at University of Maryland Eastern Shore and as a surgical preceptor
for the school’s physician assistant program.
Barnes received his medical education at New York University School of
Medicine. He completed a surgical internship and his residency at the
Graduate Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania. He is certified in
general surgery by the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the
American Board of Surgeons.
Consultations can be scheduled with Dr. Barnes by calling 410-629-6500.
His office at the Wound Care Center can be reached at 410-62-WOUND.
Sidney Barnes, MD
AGHS Surgery – Dr. Barnes
9956 N. Main St, Unit 2
Berlin, MD 21811
About Atlantic General Hospital
Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the
residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) Counties
since May 1993. Built by the commitment and generosity of a dedicated
community, the hospital’s state-of-the-art facility in Berlin, Md.
combines old-fashioned personal attention with the latest in technology
and services. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than
25 primary care provider and specialist offices, care for residents and
visitors throughout the region. For more information about Atlantic General
Hospital, visit www.atlanticgeneral.org.