Dr. Barnick received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Virginia Affiliated Hospitals. He is board certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine and has been in practice for 30 years, during which he has served Providence Hospitals in various leadership roles including Chief of Medicine, Chief of Staff, Board Member, and Medical Director of the Augustine Health Group (a position he still holds). He is the founding physician of Columbia Medical Associates and continues to practice full time in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Dr. Barnick is currently recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for excellence of care in diabetes, cardiovascular and stroke diseases. He is a married father of two, who enjoys the outdoors, cooking, and traveling.