Dr. Barnes is grateful to serve El Paso, the community where she was born and raised. She graduated from Lehigh University with honors and earned her master’s degree in biomedical science at Drexel University, and her medical degree from Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Barnes furthered her training and completed her residency at Phoenix Integrated Residency of Obstetrics and Gynecology and fellowship at The University of British Columbia in Vancouver.

Dedicated to excellence, Dr. Barnes is board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Barnes has participated in research throughout her career focusing on quality improvement and quality of life among gynecologic cancer patients. Dr. Barnes also has a passion for training new physicians and serves as an associate professor in gynecologic oncology at Las Palmas and Del Sol Medical Centers. She performs complex pelvic and abdominal surgery.

Dr. Barnes is a member of numerous professional societies including the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists and Gynecologic Oncology of Canada, among others. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.


Medical School
Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine

Phoenix Integrated Residency of Obstetrics and Gynecology

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Certifications & Memberships

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The College of Physicians and Surgeons



Languages Spoken

Spanish, English

Procedures & Conditions

  • Diagnosis and treatment of female reproductive tract dysplasia and cancers of the vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus, ovarian, fallopian tube; evaluation and treatment of lower genital tract dysplasias
  • Hereditary reproductive tract cancer risk assessment and genetic testing
  • Chemotherapy 
  • Complex pelvic and abdominal surgery including Cytoreductive surgery for ovarian cancer
  • Robotic and laparoscopic minimally invasive gynecologic oncology surgery including Sentinel Lymphadectomy and fertility-sparing gynecologic surgery
  • Genital tract fistula management
  • Routine and complex gynecology
  • HPV vaccinations
  • Colposcopy and LEEP procedures
  • Contraception management, including implant and intrauterine device placement and removal
  • Specialties

    Gynecologic Oncology
    Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Office Locations

    Spero Women's Oncology Center - Gateway Blvd. West
    10175 Gateway Blvd. West
    Suite 204
    El Paso, TX 79925
    Phone: (915) 263-7100
    Fax: (915) 263-7120