Dr. Seth Barnes Elected ACP Fellow

Batesville, Ark. – Seth Barnes, MD, FACP, an Internal Medicine physician and Chief of Staff at White River Medical Center (WRMC), has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the leading professional organization for internal medicine. The distinction recognizes achievements in internal medicine, the specialty of adult medical care. The ACP is the second-largest physician group in the United States and includes more than 133,000 internists, related subspecialists, and medical students.

Dr. Barnes was elected upon the recommendation of peers and the review of ACP's Credentials Subcommittee.

Dr. Barnes, who has been with WRMC for thirteen years, has a private practice at White River Diagnostic Clinic in Batesville and serves as Medical Director of Amedisys Home Health and Executive Medical Director at FutureFuel Chemical Company, both in Batesville. He is certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a member of several societies including the American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and the Arkansas Medical Society.

A graduate of the University of Arkansas at Monticello, Dr. Barnes earned a medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock and completed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

WRMC is a 250-bed regional referral center and the flagship facility of White River Health System (WRHS). WRHS is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving residents throughout North Central Arkansas. The system includes hospitals, outpatient facilities, primary care and specialty physician office practices and a medical equipment company. White River Health System is a member of the Premier Alliance, the American Hospital Association, and the Arkansas Hospital Association and licensed by the Arkansas Department of Health.