Dr. Robert P. Barnes ’67

After graduating from the Academy, Dr. Barnes continued his education at Duke University's School of Medicine. He performed his Residency at Duke, and later in the Air Force at Wilford Hall, in general and thoracic surgery. Following this, Dr. Barnes was a Fellow at Boston Children's Hospital and later the Department Chair in Thoracic Surgery for the Air Force. After departing the Air Force, Dr. Barnes took up a practice at St. Luke's Hospital in Boise, ID where he was the Department Chair in Cardiovascular Services. Dr. Barnes retired from a distinguished career in medicine in 2003, and resides in Boise.