Harry “Mac” Barnes III

Founding partner of the Montgomery Cancer Center (MCC),

Dr. Harry “Mac” Barnes III is a founding partner of the Montgomery Cancer Center (MSS). Dr. Barnes is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology and has practiced Hematology and Medical Oncology in Central Alabama in his hometown of Montgomery since 1981.

Graduating from the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical School, he is an Associate Clinical Professor of the University of Alabama (UAB) School of Medicine. He is a general medical oncologist whose clinical interests include breast cancer, lymphomas, leukemia’s and myeloma.

Dr. Barnes is a former medical director of Baptist Hospice and has served on numerous hospital committees. In 2008, Dr. Barnes served as president of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) a non-profit organization which represents Community Oncology Centers nationwide. He has served on the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) board since 2004.

Appointed by Governor James of Alabama, Dr. Barnes served as the Physician member of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) in the late 1990s.

Dr. Barnes was named one of the “Best Doctors in America” in the field of oncology, for 24 consecutive years, for 1996-2020.  Compiled by Boston-based Best Doctors, Inc., the Best Doctors in America database is the result of an exhaustive survey of more than 40,000 physicians in the United States.  Only those doctors recognized to be in the top 3% of their specialty earn the honor of making the list.

Founding partner of the Montgomery Cancer Center (MCC), one of the first free-standing community cancer centers in the country. Instrumental in the design and development of MCC, Dr. Barnes served as President from 1990 to 2006.