Cancer Center at Blairsville, Georgia

Together: A Better Way To Fight Cancer

Cancer Center at Blairsville provides the most advanced radiation treatments available and treats all types of cancer, at all stages. Our technologies include the ability to deliver a high dose beam, precisely targeted to the tumor, while minimizing exposure to healthy tissue and organs. The road to cancer recovery does not have to take you far from home. Our commitment is to provide the highest quality, state of the art, cancer care available, right in your own community. 

Cancer Center at Blairsville is part of The US Oncology Network, a community of more than 1,400 affiliated physicians with expertise in medical oncology, hematology, radiation oncology, gynecologic oncology, urology, oncology surgery and other specialties. We believe local cancer care is better care. Practices in The Network deliver advanced integrated cancer care supported by a network of independent physicians who share expertise and resources to provide quality, value-based care close to home. The Network practices have more than 400 sites of care in over 25 states and treat over 850,000 patients annually. The Network is supported by McKesson Specialty Health, an industry leader in solutions that empower the community patient care delivery system to advance the science, technology and quality of care.

  • Address

308 Deep South Farm Rd, Suite 100
Blairsville, GA 30512

  • Contact Information

P: (706) 835-3030
F: (706) 835-3028


Jonathan B. Barnes, MD

Jonathan Barnes, MD is a board certified Radiation Oncologist. After Serving in the United States Air Force, Dr. Barnes received his undergraduate degree in Medical Technology from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas. Dr. Barnes specializes in using the latest in radiation technology, including Prostate Seed Brachytherapy, High Dose Rate Brachytherapy (HDR), Intensity Modulated Radiaiton Therapy (IMRT) and Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT).

Undergraduate: University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas
Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Internship: Internal Medicine – University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Residencies: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Internal Medicine and Radiation Oncology Residency Programs

Board Certifications:

• American Board of Radiology in Radiation Oncology
• American Board of Internal Medicine


• Diplomat American Board of Internal Medicine American Society of Clinical Pathologists
• National Association of Doctors
• OXFAM America


• Chao, K. Kenneth MD; Eng, Tony Y. MD; Barnes Jonathan JD; Dahiya, Rajiv MD. Sinonasal Teratocarcinosarcoma. American Journal of Clinical Oncology. 27 (I ):29-32, Februaiy 2004
• Barnes JB, Dahiya RS, Johnson SB, Ternes RT, Thomas CR, Herman TS. Concomitant Weekly Cisplatin and thoracic radiotherapy for pan coast tumors of the lung; pilot experience of the San Antonio Cancer Institute. American Journal of Clinical Oncology; 2002 FEB; J4 (I) 90-2
• Vijayalxmi, Selva M, Reiter RJ, Meltz ML, Prihoda TJ, Barnes JB, Leal BZ, Herman TS. Influence of radiotherapy on 6-sulphatoxymelatonin levels in the urine of brain cancer patients. Neuro endocrinology Letters, volume 21 (3), June 2000
• Zellars RC, Diab S, Otto RA, Tan W, Tin-UC, Villalone-Caler M. Barnes JB, Hardy JB, Bready BB, Herman TS. Phase I/II study of weekly Pacilitaxel, daily Cisplatin, and concml’ent radiation with or without Amifostine in unresectable head and neck cancer. Accepted for publication at the 1999 Radiological Society ofN01ih American (RSNA) meeting.
• Tan W, Tin-UC, Zellars RC, Herman TS, Villalona-Calero M, Valley AW, Kalidas M, Ochoa L, Drengler R, Khoury P, Alder L, Barnes JB, Hardy J, Bready BB, Weiss GR, Otto RA, Rowinsky E, Diab SG. Phase I study of weekly Pacilitaxel in combination with daily Cisplatin and radiation in locally advanced head and neck, locally advanced non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) and esophageal carcinoma. Presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting in May 1998.
• Masloum BW, Barnes JB, Lee M, “Cisapride as a Successful Treatment of Acute Intestinal Pseudo-Obstrnction, “SOUTHERN MEDICAL JOURNAL”, Vol. 89, N0.3, March 1996, pp 828-830.
• Barnes, Jonathan, Patel VA and Makau L, “Adenocarcinoma of the Colon presenting with a Sister Maiy Joseph’s Nodule and Trousseau’s Syndrome” CUTIS, Vol 56, No.5, November 1995, pp 270-272.
• Lee, M; Alvarez, O; Lindner, M; Masloum, B; Munoz, J; Patel, V; Rabito, F; Barnes, JB; “Retrospective Analysis oflatrogenic Mallo1y-Weiss Tears Occurring During Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy,” GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY Vol 31: 1995 pp 324.
• Lee, M; Barnes, JB; Devi, G: Yang, Y; Henderson, G: Schenker, S; “Chronic Ethanol Exposure Renders the Gastric Mucosa More susceptible to Acute Aspirin-Induced lnjury in Rats, “GASTROENTEROLOGY Vol 108: 1995, pp A146



  • Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI)
  • Brachytherapy
  • CT Scanning & Simulation
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)





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