Dr. Barnes offers expert care for all kinds of sports injuries, with a focus on shoulder, elbow and knee conditions.
Sports injuries are injuries sustained by athletes or active individuals while playing indoor or outdoor sports such as football, basketball, baseball, hockey, tennis, or while exercising.
Orthobiologics are natural substances such as cells, tissue, blood components, and growth factors that are harnessed to aid in the treatment of orthopaedic injuries or conditions.
Dr. Barnes is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine. He has special interests in sports injuries, which include conditions of the shoulder, elbow and knee, in addition to cartilage injuries and the use of orthobiologics.
Dr. Barnes completed his medical training and orthopaedic residency from Virginia Commonwealth University. He also completed a fellowship in orthopaedic sports medicine at the University of Kentucky.
Dr. Barnes is married with one young son. He enjoys playing and watching all types of sports, especially basketball, football and soccer. He is an avid outdoorsman and loves to hike, mountain bike, paddleboard and snowboard.
Sports injuries usually result from sports accidents, inadequate training, improper use of protective devices, or insufficient stretching or warm-up exercises. They may involve bone, muscle, ligament and tendon injuries.