Dr. Elena V Barnes MD Rheumatologist

Dr. Elena Barnes is a rheumatologist in Melbourne, Florida and is affiliated with Health First Holmes Regional Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Yaroslavl State Medical Academy and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Barnes accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 5 doctors at Health First Holmes Regional Medical Center who specialize in Rheumatology. She also speaks multiple languages, including Russian.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: General Rheumatology

Other Languages Spoken

  • Russian

Education & Medical Training

East Tennessee State University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1999–2001

University of Florida
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 2003–2005

Yaroslavl State Medical Academy
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 12 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 9 years in Rheumatology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 2 years

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACR), American College of Rheumatology

Fellow (FACR), American College of Rheumatology

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Treatment of osteoarthritis.
Barnes, E. V.,Edwards, N. L.

Strong association of a functional polymorphism in the monocyte chemoattractant protein 1 promoter gene with lupus nephritis.
Tucci, M., Barnes, E.V., Sobel, E.S., Croker, B.P., Segal, M.S., Reeves, W.H., Richards, H.B.

Urinary biomarkers in lupus nephritis.
Li, Y., Tucci, M., Narain, S., Barnes, E. V., Sobel, E. S., Segal, M. S., Richards, H. B.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • Cofinity PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Providence Health System Preferred PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • ODS Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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