Benjamin Barnes

Assistant Professor

Benjamin Barnes

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Neurology

  • BP 4390


  • MD, Medicine University of Kentucky, 2015

  • BA, Gerontology University of Kentucky, 2011


  • PHY GA Professional Licensing BRD, 2019

Awards & Honors

  • Fenwick T. Nichols Resident Teaching Award 2022

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NEUR 5001

    Adult Neurology Sub-I
  • NEUR 5000

    Basic Clkshp in Neurology
  • NEUR 5003

    Neurology Consult & Clinics Ex
  • PHAS 5314


Teaching Interests

Neuromuscular disease


Selected Recent Publications

  • ALSUntangled #65: glucocorticoid corticosteroids, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration, DOI: 10.1080/21678421.2022.2099746 Richard Bedlack, Paul E. Barkhaus, Benjamin Barnes, Morgan Beauchamp, Tulio Bertorini, Mark B. Bromberg, Gregory T. Carter, Vinay Chaudry, Merit Cudkowicz, Ce Jackson, Gleb Levitsky, Isaac Lund, Christopher McDermott, Steven Novella, Natasha Olby, Lyle Ostrow, Gary L. Pattee, Terry Heiman-Patterson, Dylan Ratner, Kristiana Salmon, Susan Steves, Mark Terrelonge, Paul Wicks & Anne-Marie Wills (2021) ALSUntangled #63: ketogenic diets, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration, DOI: 10.1080/21678421.2021.1990346, 2022
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Jill Ann Goslinga, Mark Terrelonge Jr., Richard Bedlack, Paul Barkhaus, Benjamin Barnes, Tulio Bertorini, Mark Bromberg, Gregory Carter, Amy Chen, Jesse Crayle, Mazen Dimachkie, Leanne Jiang, Gleb Levitsky, Isaac Lund, Sarah Martin, Christopher Mcdermott, Gary Pattee, Kaitlyn Pierce, Dylan Ratner, Lenka Slachtova, Yuyao Sun & Paul Wicks (2022) , 2022
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • ALSUntangled #60: light therapy, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

ALS, Neuromuscular disease

Department Service

  • 2021 - 2099

  • Residency candidate interviewer 2020 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • AANEM Neuromuscular Self Assess Exam committee member October 2019-Present (3-year term) 2019 - 2022

    Role: Committee Member