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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 Staff.”

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
Tel. 410-629-6500

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