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Benjamin Dart IV, MD

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74 doctors
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74 doctors
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37 doctors
Dr. Dart saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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66 doctors
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66 doctors
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32 doctors
Dr. Dart saw more lung condition patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Dart saw more pneumothorax patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
Top 15%
6 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Dart saw more traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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4 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Dart saw more acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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10 doctors
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10 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Dart saw more collapsed lung patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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3 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Dart saw more pelvic fracture patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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7 doctors
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7 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Dart saw more cholecystitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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4 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Dart saw more appendicitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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18 doctors
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18 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Dart saw more bowel obstruction patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Dart saw more femur fracture patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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16 doctors
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15 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Dart saw more gallstones patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
Top 15%
4 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Dart saw Chiari malformation patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chattanooga area. Learn more.
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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Dart saw more concussion patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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5 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Dart saw more ventral hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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27 doctors
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27 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Dart saw more biliary tract disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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9 doctors
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8 doctors
Top 5%
4 doctors
Dr. Dart saw more inguinal hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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28 doctors
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27 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Dart saw more hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
Top 15%
3 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Dart saw cholestasis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chattanooga area. Learn more.
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8 doctors
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8 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Dart saw more umbilical hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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19 doctors
Top 15%
18 doctors
Top 5%
9 doctors
Dr. Dart saw more pancreatitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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3 doctors
Top 15%
2 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Dart saw broken nose patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chattanooga area. Learn more.

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41 doctors
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42 doctors
Top 5%
20 doctors
Dr. Dart saw more hemorrhage patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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10 doctors
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10 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Dart saw more coagulopathy patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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4 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Dart saw hydrocephalus patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chattanooga area. Learn more.
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2 doctors
Top 15%
3 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Dart saw broken collar bone patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chattanooga area. Learn more.
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34 doctors
Top 15%
34 doctors
Top 5%
16 doctors
Dr. Dart saw more drug allergies patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chattanooga area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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28 doctors
Top 15%
28 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Dart saw acute renal failure patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chattanooga area. Learn more.
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5 doctors
Top 15%
6 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Dart saw broken leg patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chattanooga area. Learn more.
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11 doctors
Top 15%
11 doctors
Top 5%
5 doctors
Dr. Dart saw lymphoma patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chattanooga area. Learn more.

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Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Dart’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
22%
laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery to reduce scarring and pain compared to traditional open surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Laparoscopic surgery involves smaller incisions, less scarring, and sometimes less pain than traditional open surgery.

To help you understand how Dr. Dart’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Dart’s hernia surgeries were performed laparoscopically.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of laparoscopic hernia surgeries for patients like Dr. Dart’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Dart’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient gallbladder removal rate

Dr. Dart’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is lower than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Dart 56%
Predicted for his patients 70%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient gallbladder removal to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Gallbladder removals are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Dart’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Dart’s gallbladder removals were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform gallbladder removals, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient gallbladder removal for patients like Dr. Dart’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Dart’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient hernia surgery rate

Dr. Dart’s outpatient hernia surgery rate is lower than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Dart 72%
Predicted for his patients 83%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient hernia surgery to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Hernia surgeries are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Dart’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Dart’s hernia surgeries were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient hernia surgery for patients like Dr. Dart’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Dart’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Dart sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Erlanger Imaging Mammography Center
979 E 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN 37403
779 miles away
Erlanger East Hospital
1751 Gunbarrel Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37421
774 miles away

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Credentials
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1999

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Dart is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Parkridge East Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Erlanger East Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Erlanger Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Memorial Hospital Hixson
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Parkridge Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Memorial Healthcare System
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Tennova Healthcare-Cleveland
    D
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Rhea Medical Center
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • PacificSource
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Viva Health
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield