Dr. Benjamin Tanner, MD

Dr. Benjamin Tanner, MD

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Age 50
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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)
  • HealthLink
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Dr. Tanner's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tanner treats Obesity more than 95% of his peers

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

Sleeve Gastrectomy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tanner performs Sleeve Gastrectomy more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Tanner performs this procedure more than 63% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tanner performs Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Tanner performs this procedure more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Tanner's conditions and procedures:

Acid Reflux Surgery
Appendicitis
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colorectal Cancer
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Esophagogastroscopy
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagoscopy
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastrectomy
Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopy
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Obesity
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Stomach Surgery
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 th...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

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

Dr. Tanner's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tanner

4.4

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
81.25%
(13)
4 Stars
6.25%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
12.5%
(2)

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Dr. Tanner is the best. He has been good to me and my family. He goes above and beyond and I am so glad I have him as a surgeon because he has always been there for me.
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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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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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Dr. Tanner is an excellent weight loss Dr.. He is very understanding and compassionate.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Bronze Direct CACA IN HIX
Pathway X Ind Direct Access KY
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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