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Dr. Ben Barton, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 64

Dr. Barton

Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute

1215 21st Ave South Suite 5209, MCE Nashville, TN 37232

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Dr. Ben Barton, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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(615) 322-2318

Dr. Barton accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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Dr. Barton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aortic Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barton performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Barton performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barton performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Barton performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty
Aortic Valve Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Barton treats Aortic Valve Disease more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Barton treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Barton's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ben Barton, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

Emory University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Medical College Of Virginia Hospitals
Residency Hospital
Medical College Of Virginia Hospitals
Internship Hospital
1980
University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
Washington and Lee University
Undergraduate School
1980

Languages

  • German
  • English

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Dr. Barton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Barton

4.2

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1 Star
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Dr Ben Barton did triple by pass surgery on my husband at Centennial Hospital 16 years ago tomorrow He is highly recommend Very good outcome
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It will be a year on the 25 since we met on such a short notice.Thanks for the great care given by you and your staff Most of all thanks for saving my life. .You are the best of the best. Thanks Isaac Ike Ladd Franklin TN
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I do NOT recommend this surgeon. Post surgery patient mistreatment is criminal. Please find another surgeon/hospital.
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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
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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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