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Cardiac Surgery | Male

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Dr. Ben Barton, MD is a cardiac surgery doctor who practices in Nashville, TN. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Barton is affiliated with Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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    Dr. Barton's Reviews

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    3.7
    based on 3 total surveys (3 with reviews)
    Dr. Barton's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (3)
    Nashville, TN |
    I do NOT recommend this surgeon. Post surgery patient mistreatment is criminal. Please find another surgeon/hospital.
    Clarksville, TN |
    Dr Barton took care of my husband, under very dire circumstances after being life flighted in cardiogenic shock and a perforated RCA and he was one of the best physicians in every way. Vanderbilt as a whole was the best place we could have been they saved his life.The teams were personal kind and they did everything in their power to save him and find the right solution for him and continue to do so.We are very grateful to have had access to such a competent caring group of medical professionals
    in Belfast tn |
    Jan 21 2016 this man saved my life and I thank him and his staff for a wonderful job.the I C U is top notch love every nurse on that floor I was treated like a prince thank you all
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    Dr. Barton's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
    •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Surgery, Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Aneurysm
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Cancer
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Thrombosis
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1980

    • Internship Hospital
      Medical College Of Virginia Hospitals
    • Residency Hospital
      Medical College Of Virginia Hospitals
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Emory University Hospital
    • Undergraduate School
      Washington and Lee University

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • German

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    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Aortic Valve Replacement
    • Aortic Valve Surgery
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Heart Surgery
    • Impella Device
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Lung Surgery
    • Mitral Valve Repair
    • Mitral Valve Surgery
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy