Dr. Benjamin Tanner, MD

Dr. Benjamin Tanner, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Benjamin Tanner, MD is a general surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

1000 Dupont Rd # 2

Louisville, KY 40207

Contact Information

(502) 899-6405

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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very high
more than 97% of peers
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
more than 78% of peers
Stomach Surgery
more than 74% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tanner "At Norton Healthcare, we believe you - the patient - are the most important person to our practice. As the region's leading health care provider, we are committed to providing comprehensive, quality health care to all those we serve in a manner that responds to the needs of our community and honors our faith heritage. Our specialty practice is a part of Norton Physician Services, a multispecialty physician group at Norton Healthcare. Norton Physician Services currently includes more than 400 providers who offer primary, specialty and urgent care services in over 100 locations throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Our practice is comprised of compassionate, skilled specialists who are committed to ensuring you receive the best care and have access to the latest medical technology and services."
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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

11  Conditions Treated

27  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Louisville Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Louisville Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Louisville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Brohm Award for Outstanding Surgical Resident, 1 June 200
  • Outstanding fellow by Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 1 June 200
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Benjamin Tanner, MD
I have been in Louisville for about 19 month. I am so lucky that Dr. Tanner did my surgery at Norton Brownsboro Hospital. I did not know him before surgery, but am glad to say I know him now. A true professional.
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Dwayne in Louisville, KY – Apr 12, 2017
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He is extremely understanding and knowledgeable. Even in aftercare, he still listens and doesn't push you through like cattle on your appts. He talks to you like a person rather than lecturing like a doctor which I find reassuring. Even when you fall off track a little, he realizes that happens...Read More
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Kristen in Owensboro, KY – Jun 07, 2016
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Dr. Tanner is an excellent weight loss Dr.. He is very understanding and compassionate.
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Danielle Ruffin in Louisville, KY – Apr 26, 2016
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