Hayley Barnes

Hayley Barnes , MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Medical Sciences Building

COM Ob/Gyn FPMRS - 0526


Bachelor of Science: The Ohio State University Columbus, OH, 2010 (Biology)

Doctor of Medicine: St. Louis University St. Louis, MO, 2014

Residency: University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Madison, WI, 2018

Fellowship: Loyola University Maywood, IL, 2021 (Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery)


American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Certification Date: 11-11-2019 )

Clinical Interests

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Atrophic Vaginitis (Vaginal atrophy)

Bartholin's Cyst

Pelvic Floor Disorders

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic Support Problems, Uterine Prolapse

Posterior Vaginal Prolapse (rectocele)

Rectovaginal Fistula

Uterine Prolapse

Vaginal Disease

Vaginal Fistula

Vaginal Prolapse


Vesicovaginal Fistula

Vulvar Disease

Vulvar Disorders

Vulvodynia (Vulvar Pain)


Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Research and Practice Interests

Clinical: Patient education and decision-making, patient anxiety

Basic science & translational: Urinary microbiome, urethral microbiome, recurrent urinary tract infections, expanded quantiative urine culture

Educational: Surgical learning curves, teaching models for learners


UC Health Pelvic Health Center


Peer Reviewed Publications

Barnes HC, Cannada LK, Watson JT. (2014. ) A clinical evaluation of alternative fixation techniques for medial malleolus fractures. Injury, , 45 (9 ) ,1365-367

Barnes HC, Harrison RF, Huffman L, Medlin E, Spencer R, Al-Niaimi A. (2017. ) The adoption of single-port laparoscopy for full staging of endometrial cancer: surgical and oncology outcomes and evaluation of the learning curve. Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology , , 24 (6 ) ,1029-1036

Sifuentes R, Wolff BJ, Barnes HC, Wozniak A, Mueller ER, Pham TT. (2021. ) You’re how Old? Correlating perioperative complication risk in octogenarians undergoing colpocleisis for pelvic organ prolapse .Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, , 27 (4 ) ,238-243

Brown HW, Barnes HC, Lim A, Giles DL, McAchran SE (2020. ) Better together: multidisciplinary approach improves adherence to pelvic floor physical therapy. .International Urogynecology Journal, , 31 (5 ) ,887-893

Bennett AT, Ringel NE, Menhji K, Brown OE, Hall EF, Cardenas-Trowers OO, Falk KN, Jeney SES, Barnes HC, Escobar C, Tellechea LM, Sappenfield EC, Mehta S, Chang OH. (2021. ) "First, Do No Harm”- Trainees’ Observation of Risk Reduction in the Treatment of Overactive Bladder .Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, , 27 (1 ) ,2-4

Escobar CM, Falk KN, Mehta S, Hall EF, Menhaji K, Sappenfield EC, Brown OE, Ringel NE, Chang OH, Tellechea LM, Barnes HC, Jeney SES, Bennett AT, Cardenas-Trowers OO (2021. ) Rethinking Second-Line Therapy for Overactive Bladder to Improve Patient Access to Treatment Options .Obstetrics and Gynecology, , 137 (3 ) ,454-460

Chen YB, Barnes HC, Westbay L, Wolff B, Shannon M, Adams W, Acevedo-Alvarez M, Mueller ER, Pham TT (2021. ) Preoperative Music Listening in Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery: A Randomized Trial .Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, , 27 (8 ) ,469-473

Barnes HC, Wolff B, Abdul-Rahim O, Harrington A, Hilt EE, Price TK, Halverson T, Hochstedler BR, Pham T, Acevedo-Alvarez M, Joyce C, Fitzgerald CM, Schreckenberger PC, Brubaker L, Wolfe AJ, Mueller ER. (2021. ) A Randomized Clinical Trial of Standard versus Expanded Cultures to Diagnose Urinary Tract Infections in Women. .Journal of Urology, ,

Book Chapter

Barnes HC, Pham TT. (2019 ) Pessary Fitting. Vaginal Pessaries. CRC press.