Dr. Lawrence B. Babat, MD

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Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male

Premier Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine 3443 Dickerson Pike Ste 190, Nashville, TN 37207 Get Directions
(615) 860-1580

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Spinal surgery is complex. I feel it is vital that patients understand the nature of their problem, treatment options, and anticipated post-operative course and likely outcomes. Doctors can best help patients by carefully reviewing relevant records and imaging, and, most importantly, listening and asking/answering questions. My patients find that i "tell it like it is," and most appreciate that approach.Read more

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4.2
based on 43 total surveys (4 with reviews)
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Experience with Dr. Babat
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Babat's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (37)
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in Nashville, Tn |
After attending other doctors, it wasn't until I met Doctor Babat that saved my life. I did not know the danger I was in. He is the true meaning of using the gift of healing that God gave him. He took out the time to explain everything to me. I am so grateful that God put him and his staff in my life.
in Nashville, TN |
He performed a failed back surgery in 2013 on me and has continued to consult and help me after the surgery, and a very intelligent and caring Doctor R Davis
in Nashville, TN |
I had several botched spine surgeries before I saw him. I needed a complicated re-do operation. I feel better than I have in years. He gave me my life back!
in Dayton, TN |
very personable listened to my complaints and very thorough with treatments available
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Kyphosis
  • Limb Pain
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Numbness
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Surgical Procedures

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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

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Education

  • Medical School
    Yale University

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    Brown University / Alpert Medical School

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Brown University / Alpert Medical School

    Completed in 2000

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cleveland Clinic

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    Williams College

    Graduated in 1990

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Babat's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Babat's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Babat

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Babat's Care Philosophy

Spinal surgery is complex. I feel it is vital that patients understand the nature of their problem, treatment options, and anticipated post-operative course and likely outcomes. Doctors can best help patients by carefully reviewing relevant records and imaging, and, most importantly, listening and asking/answering questions. My patients find that i "tell it like it is," and most appreciate that approach.