Dr. Stephen Barnes, MD

Dr. Stephen Barnes, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Stephen Barnes, MD is a general surgery specialist in Parker, CO and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in general surgery and laparoscopic surgery.

Front Range Surgical Services

9397 Crown Crest Blvd Ste 210

Parker, CO 80138
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Barnes performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Lump
more than 5% of peers
more than 5% of peers
Anal Fissure
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Barnes's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Barnes "My primary focus is to serve patients in a faith-based, patient-centered atmosphere : to treat the surgical condition in the context of the greater picture of the patient's life."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated


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41  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Loyola University of Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Loyola University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barnes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Barnes does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Barnes and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Sky Ridge Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Barnes is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Barnes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barnes to family and friends
28 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Barnes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Barnes is the Best of the Best!!! He has performed MANY surgerys on me and my family and has been EXCELLENT every single time. Cannot say enough good things about this Dr.
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I got a diagnosis on Thursday evening that I needed my gallbladder out and was referred to Dr Barnes by my gastroenterologist. I called Friday morning to schedule an appointment and they squeezed me in that morning. Dr Barnes saw me and I was scheduled for surgery that next Monday. Had to make 2...more
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Dr Barnes a very knowledgeable and capable surgeon. He was very informative about my surgery. After the surgery he visited every day to check on my progress. Office follow ups were great.
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I have honestly never met a more caring and professional doctor. Dr. Barnes and his staff were easy to work with and very accommodating. They helped me schedule multiple tests and appointments quickly and efficiently. Even with Dr. Barnes' demanding schedule, I was able to see him when needed for...more
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This is a professional who knows his stuff. I felt 100% confident in his experience to fix my problem. I hope to not have many or any more surgeries but if I must I will only see Dr. Barnes. It was an oddly pleasant experience.
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