James Barnes

James Barnes, MD, MS

VA Health Services Research and Development Fellow at the Center for Health Policy and the Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
(650) 725-3783 (voice)

Research Interests

Decision Analysis, Simulation, Cost-effectiveness Analysis, Physician Productivity, Physician Workload


James Barnes is a VA Health Services Research and Development fellow. His research interests are in cost-effectiveness analysis and the effect of physician workload on patient outcomes, and general applications of mathematical modeling to clinical medicine.

Dr. Barnes graduated with a BS in bioengineering from Rice University in 2006, and an MS in Management Science and Engineering with a concentration in decision and risk analysis from Stanford in 2007. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago from 2008-2012 and completed residency in internal medicine at Stanford in 2015. Clinically, he is interested in inpatient and outpatient general internal medicine.