Executive Committee

With a strong commitment to Hattiesburg GI Associates, PLLC's Mission, the Executive Committee works closely with our physicians, as well as our clinical and administrative teams to ensure patients’ positive outcomes, comfort and quality of care.

Our Board-Certified physicians and staff aim to provide exceptional medical care for all gastrointestinal needs. Our practice specializes in diagnosing and treating digestive diseases involving the upper and lower digestive systems, liver, pancreas, and biliary systems.

These conditions include but are not limited to; GERD, colitis, constipation or diarrhea, gallstones, hepatitis, hemorrhoids, jaundice, IBS/IBD, and liver diseases.

  1. To offer top-quality gastroenterology and hepatology care for the people of Hattiesburg and the surrounding areas.
  2. To uphold professionalism so that the needs of patients and referring physicians are met in a timely and sensitive manner.
  3. To educate patients on preventative measures to keep them and their loved ones healthy.
  4. To create a comfortable clinic environment for our patients, as well as our practitioners.

Clayton Foley

As the Chief Executive Officer since December 2011, Clayton Foley brings over 25 years of healthcare experience to the practice. Foley is also a 22-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in Operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm and Enduring Freedom. Foley received his bachelor's from Southern New Hampshire University and his Master's from the University of New Hampshire, and he is a member of the Medical Group Management Association. Originally from Loris, South Carolina, Foley is married with four children and a grandchild. He enjoys golf, jogging, and music.

Clayton Folley

Suzette Barnes

Employed as Office Manager at Hattiesburg GI Associates for over two decades, Suzette Barnes has been a part of the practice since it was formed in 1991. She is a Hattiesburg native; who graduated from Oak Grove High School in 1980. Suzette has been married to Charles Ray Barnes for over 20 years, and they have a wonderful son, Nicolas. In her free time, Suzette enjoys being with her family, reading and baking.

Suzette Barnes