Robert C. Barnes, DO

Internal Medicine
5701 Bow Pointe Drive Clarkston Medical Bdlg, Suite 315
Clarkston, MI 48346 Get Directions
1.866.696.3847
Robert C. Barnes, DO
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Annual Membership Fee

412.50 every 3 months
825.00 every 6 months
1,650.00 each year

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

I always try to treat patients with respect – with consideration for their individual circumstances and experiences. I consider it my job to act as a resource and support for my patients, through positive reinforcement, discussion and education. The medical world has become quite complex and difficult to navigate and it is important to remember that we work for patients (not the other way around), that first and foremost it is important to be advocates for our patients, and that we are on the same team.
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Dr. Barnes' Credentials

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Residency:
Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital
Pontiac, MI
Internal Medicine 1993-1995
Resident of the Year 1993-1994

Internship:
Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital
Pontiac, MI
Internal Medicine 1992-1993

Medical School:
Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
East Lansing, MI
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine 1992

Undergraduate:
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
Bachelor of Science, Social Science 1988
Honor's College 1984-1988

American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine
St. Joseph Mercy Oakland
McLaren Oakland
Compassionate Doctor Award 2010-2013
Patients Choice Award 2008-2013
American Osteopathic Association
American College of Osteopathic Internists
Michigan Osteopathic Association
Michigan
Diplomate, National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners
from Susanna October 22, 2019 for Robert C. Barnes, DO

Dr Barnes handled a situation in the office that could have had a horrible outcome. His knowledge, compassion, and patience diffused a incident where he didn't miss a beat. He worked right through the situation as if he had done so many times. He was cool, calm, and collected which makes him a true Top Doc.

from Dorothy in MI March 18, 2018 for Robert C. Barnes, DO

On September 23, 2017, I unfortunately fell while stepping up on the small concrete porch in front of my townhouse. My right foot did not come up as far as needed and the toe of my shoe hit the outside of the concrete sending me sprawling onto a porch chair putting all my weight on to my left leg...in particular my left knee. After I assested my physical condition, I determined that nothing… See more

from Marilyn in MI March 16, 2018 for Robert C. Barnes, DO

I am a new patient of Dr Barnes, but in the short time I have known him I have found him to be thorough, compassionate, knowledgeable and very understanding. I wish our paths would have crossed sooner in life! GOD BLESS YOU Dr Barnes and Happy National Doctor's Day!

Marilyn C.

from Anne in MI March 14, 2018 for Robert C. Barnes, DO

Dr.Barnes is a very caring and knowledgeable Dr. Takes a lot of time and answers my questions that I can uderstand.

from Marilyn in MI March 11, 2018 for Robert C. Barnes, DO

Selecting Dr. Robert Barnes as my primary physician was one of the best decisions I have ever made. Not only is He knowledge in current medical issues/procedures, he has a network of specialists to refer his patients. Me being one of them.
Dr. Robert Barnes is a man of integrity. He is kind, listens to his patients, and goes way beyond in effort to make my/their life better.

from Jerry in MI March 6, 2018 for Robert C. Barnes, DO

When Dr. Baker told me he would be leaving MDVIP I felt I was losing more than a doctor. I was losing someone that had become a friend over the past 11 years. Of course I was concerned about the transition to a doctor I had never met. I quickly learned my concerns were unfounded and I have been delighted with not only the unparalleled philosophy of MDVIP but now the manner in which Dr.… See more

from John in MI March 6, 2018 for Robert C. Barnes, DO

Dr. Barnes has been my doctor even before I joined MDVIP. The care that he takes in making sure my health issues are addressed are 2nd to none. I know that when I go in to see him I am his only patient at that time and he is 100 focused on me.

from Bob in MI March 6, 2018 for Robert C. Barnes, DO

My wife Susan has A.L.S, and is no longer able to make the usual office visits. If I have a question about her health, I can call Dr. Barnes after hours or on the week-ends, which is very comforting to have this support. Also, he will make house calls if necessary! He is easy to talk to and very understanding of our situation.

from Velette in MI March 5, 2018 for Robert C. Barnes, DO

We do so appreciate Dr. Barnes and have moved to four different locations to stay in his practice. He is knowledgable, patient, caring and accessible. After all these years we consider him part of our extended family. We would not be with MDVIP if it were not for Dr. Barnes. We wish him well . Velette and Bill S.

from Terry in MI March 5, 2018 for Robert C. Barnes, DO

Dr. Barnes is the most caring, kind, interesting, knowledgeable doctor I have ever had and I've had many. He found cancer on my face and Dr. Kopitski was amazed that Dr. Barnes caught it. He's been there for me and my family whenever we needed him and spends all the time we need during Dr. visits never hurrying us along. I wouldn't switch doctors for any amount of money. He… See more

Barbara Ohlert, who works for MDVIP affiliate Dr. Robert Barnes in Clarkston, MI, is an MDVIP Ambassador for going above and beyond the call of duty and making her patients feel welcome, valued and loved.

“The person who is most impactful in my… See more

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