Harry M. "Mac" Barnes, M.D., has practiced medical oncology and hematology in central Alabama since 1981. He graduated cum laude from the University of Alabama School of Medicine and served his internal medicine residency and fellowship in Oncology/Hematology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Dr. Barnes has been president of the Alabama Society of Clinical Oncology on two separate occasions and also served twice on the organization's Clinical Practice Committee. He was appointed by Governor Fob James to be the physician member of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management and served in this capacity for three years in the late 1990s. Dr. Barnes was instrumental in the design and development of the Montgomery Cancer Center. He is the immediate past president of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving quality cost effective cancer care at the community level. He remains actively involved in the organization and is a tireless advocate for his patients and for meaningful change in public policy relating to the delivery of cancer care.
Dr. Barnes is board certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Internal Medicine in both internal medicine and medical oncology. He has consistently been chosen by his peers as one of the "Best Doctors" since 1996.