Nicholas R. Barnes, MD

Pain Management & Psychiatry located in Waltham, MA & Natick, MA

About Dr. Barnes

Nicholas R. Barnes, MD is board-certified in both pain medicine and psychiatry, and specializes in interventional pain management. He treats patients in Waltham, Natick, and Concord, Massachusetts.

Dr. Barnes earned his bachelor’s degree with honors at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas. He completed his medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, where he earned multiple honors and awards for excellence in clinical psychiatry, academic excellence, and humanism in medicine. He then relocated to Massachusetts for his psychiatry residency at Cambridge Health Alliance with Harvard Medical School in Boston, where he focused on chronic pain, addiction psychiatry, and psychotherapy. Upon completing his residency, Dr. Barnes held an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School as a clinical instructor in psychiatry.   Dr. Barnes then completed an interventional pain medicine fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital with Harvard Medical School, where he completed training in interventions such as spinal column stimulation, surgical implants, injections, and medication management, as well as complementary and alternative medicine.

A published author and accomplished presenter, Dr. Barnes’ research appears in numerous psychiatric journals and publications. He has lectured on the topics of mindfulness, psychotherapy, and the neurologic underpinnings of pain at Harvard Medical School.

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Nicholas R. Barnes, MD is board-certified in both pain medicine and psychiatry, and specializes in interventional pain management. He treats patients in Waltham, Natick, and Concord, Massachusetts.

Dr. Barnes earned his bachelor’s degree with honors at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas. He completed his medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, where he earned multiple honors and awards for excellence in clinical psychiatry, academic excellence, and humanism in medicine. He then relocated to Massachusetts for his psychiatry residency at Cambridge Health Alliance with Harvard Medical School in Boston, where he focused on chronic pain, addiction psychiatry, and psychotherapy. Upon completing his residency, Dr. Barnes held an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School as a clinical instructor in psychiatry.   Dr. Barnes then completed an interventional pain medicine fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital with Harvard Medical School, where he completed training in interventions such as spinal column stimulation, surgical implants, injections, and medication management, as well as complementary and alternative medicine.

A published author and accomplished presenter, Dr. Barnes’ research appears in numerous psychiatric journals and publications. He has lectured on the topics of mindfulness, psychotherapy, and the neurologic underpinnings of pain at Harvard Medical School.


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