Dr. Bill Barnes, a native of Macon and founder of Piedmont Orthopedic Complex, obtained his undergraduate degree from Virginia Polytechnical Institute & State University and his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia. Subsequently, he went on to serve an Orthopedic Surgery Internship and Residency at Greenville Hospital System. Dr. Barnes completed post-graduate training in sports medicine with Dr. Jimmy Andrews, and is a fellow in the American Sports Medicine Society founded by his mentor and teacher, Dr. Andrews.
He is a board certified orthopedic surgeon and has been significantly involved in serving Middle Georgia's sports medicine needs particularly in providing medical coverage for local high school athletics. In addition to his extensive medical commitments, he enjoys working on his ranch, Best Bar None, with his horses and cows. He is an accomplished horseman and competes in ranch roping competitions. Dr. Barnes and his wife, Nancy, have 3 daughters and 5 grandchildren.