Dr. Ben Barton, MD

Dr. Ben Barton, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Ben Barton, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

1215 21st Ave South Suite 5209, MCE

Nashville, TN 37232

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Barton performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
high
more than 78% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
more than 74% of peers
Heart Surgery
normal
more than 68% of peers

Dr. Barton's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

39  Conditions Treated

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

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Washington And Lee University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Medical College of Virginia Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Medical College of Virginia Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Emory University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barton's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barton to family and friends
4 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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...more
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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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