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Dr. Ben Barton, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 69
Dr. Ben Barton, MD
4.1 (9 Ratings)
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Dr. Ben Barton, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Knoxville, TN.
Dr. Ben Barton, MD
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Dr. Ben Barton, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 69
Knoxville, TN
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience
Dr. Ben Barton, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Knoxville, TN.

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Dr. Ben Barton, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Knoxville, TN and has 44 years experience. They graduated from University of Tennessee College of Medicine in 1980 and completed a residency at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine.They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with University of Tennessee Medical Center. At present, Dr. Barton received an average rating of 4.1/5 from patients and has been reviewed 9 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Barton is board certified in Cardiovascular Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Aortic Aneurysm
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Aortic Aneurysm
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Fibrillation
Carotid Artery Disease
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist
Maze Procedure
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Abdominal Pain
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Aneurysm
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Aortic Diseases
Aortic Stenosis
Atrial Septal Defect
Barrett's Esophagus
Cardiac Tamponade
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Coarctation of the Aorta
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Constipation
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Empyema
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Endocarditis
Gallstones
Gastroparesis
Hemorrhoids
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Interstitial Lung Disease
Intestinal Obstruction
Lung Cancer
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Mediastinal Tumors
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Partial Lung Collapse
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Systolic Heart Failure
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thyroid Nodule
Tonsillitis
Transposition of Great Arteries
Traumatic Brain Injury
Typical Atrial Flutter
Ulcerative Colitis
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Arch Repair
Aortic Repair
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Atherectomy
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Heart Defect Repair
Impella Device
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mitral Valve Prosthetic Implantation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Replacement
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Lung Removal
Open Lung Resection or Removal
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Valve Graft
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Thoracentesis
Tilt_Testing
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery

Insurance Accepted

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  • Choice Plus POS II
  • National (BlueCard) PPO
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  • HealthyBlue 2.0
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Locations

  1. 1 Univ. Pulmonary and Critical Care
    1940 Alcoa Hwy Ste E260, Knoxville, TN 37920
  2. 2 Vanderbilt Heart Transplant
    1215 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37232
  3. 3 Vanderbilt Medical Group
    3601 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37215

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4.1
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Feb 23, 2024
One year anniverery to me .Thank u for all ur office and ur staff did for me and my family . GOD WAS in the room with us but it was a special case u fixed and im glad u dont sugarcoat anything .
Janet Norton — Feb 23, 2024
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About Me

Biography
  • Dr. Ben Barton, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Knoxville, TN and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Tennessee College of Medicine in 1980. He specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery and General Surgery.
Biography
Specialties*
Cardiothoracic Surgery
General Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine
    1980
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Surgery, Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
Board Certifications
What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

Internship

Internship
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
    1981
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
    1985
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • Emory University School of Medicine
    1987
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Ben Barton, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Barton's profile.

Dr. Ben Barton, MD is affiliated with University of Tennessee Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. Ben Barton, MD holds board certification in Cardiovascular Surgery, Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • University of Tennessee Medical Center

    1924 Alcoa Hwy, Knoxville, TN