Benjamin Barnes, MD

Office Address

Department of Neurology 
University of Kentucky Medical Center
KY Clinic, J-401
Lexington, KY 40536-0284

Personal Statement

Dr. Barnes received both his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Kentucky. He is interested in pursuing a fellowship in neuromuscular medicine following residency, and is presently working on a research project concerning treatment of ALS patients. In his free time, Dr. Barnes enjoys spending time with his wife and dog, reading, and playing rugby.

Medical School

2015, MD, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY


2015 to present, Neurology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Fellowship Plans

Neuromuscular disease at Duke University

Clinical and Research Interests


Medical Licensure



  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative Certification (CITI)
  • Handover Certification
  • NIH Stroke Scale Certification

Hospital Privileges

University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology, 2015 to present
  • American Physiological Society, 2009 to present
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 2011 to present