Dr. Benjamin Barden, MD

Dr. Benjamin Barden, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
Dr. Benjamin Barden, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Marietta, GA and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Emory University in 2008 and specializes in sports medicine and orthopedic sports medicine.Read his story

4800 Olde Towne Pkwy Ste 430

Marietta, GA 30068

Contact Information

(770) 321-1001

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • Health Net
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Dr. Barden's Experience

Dr. Barden's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Barden's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Barden "Dr. Benjamin Barden is a graduate of both Emory College and Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Barden completed his internship and residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas, Greenville Health System in Greenville, South Carolina. Dr. Barden completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the New England Musculoskeletal Institute at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, Connecticut. While there, he trained under Dr. Robert Arciero, Dr. John Fulkerson and Dr. Augustus Mazzocca. Dr. Barden played an active role in the orthopaedic care of the University of Connecticut's NCAA Division I atheletes. He is a member of the American Board or Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, South Carolina Orthopaedic Association, and the South Carolina Medical Association. Dr. Barden's primary areas of interest and expertise include Sports Medicine; Shoulder, Hip, and Knee Arthroscopy; Shoulder Instability, Joint Preservation & Cartilage Repair, Patellofemoral Disorders, AC Joint Reconstruction, as well as Shoulder, Hip, and Knee Replacement."


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2  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

109  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Disorders
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patella Tendon Tears
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plica Syndrome
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Throwing Injuries
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger


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71  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Acromioplasty
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.


  • Emory University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Steadman Hawkins Clinic, Greenville Hospital System, Greenville SC
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Orthoapedics-Steadman Hawkins, Greenville Hospital System, Greenville Sc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine-University Of Connecticut New England Musculoskeletal Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barden has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barden's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barden to family and friends
35 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

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Dr. Barden's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

We chose Dr. Barden to repair my son's ACL. He took the time to thoroughly explain the injury, surgery, findings, and treatment. He answered all of my many questions in everyday terms and made himself accessible for any questions that could arise throughout treatment and especially immediately...more
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Dr. Barden is very knowledgeable, professional, and personable. . He took time to go over my x-rays with me, explain everything in detail, and answer my questions. I Would highly recommend him for any orthopedic care.
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Dr. Barden did a FANTASTIC job at rebuilding my knee after a bad dislocation and MPFL Ligament replacement. I highly recommend him and his entire staff. Professional, prompt, knowledgeable, and highly personable. This surgery could have gone two ways and it went really well with Dr. Barden at...more
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Repaired Rotator Cuff and Bicep Tear. Always took his time. Very knowledgeable. Felt very confident in his care. Highly recommend!
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Dr. Barden treated me for a broken hip. He fully discussed both the immediate treatment (surgery) and the post treatment and the expected time to get back to a reasonable lifestyle. He explained everything in terms that were easily understood by me and my wife. The expertise of the surgeon and the...more
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