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David Renton, MD

Dr. Renton is a general surgeon in the Columbus area. He is affiliated with Ohio State University Hospitals and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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Dr. Renton saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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11k doctors
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11k doctors
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5.4k doctors
Dr. Renton saw more hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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4.4k doctors
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4.4k doctors
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2.2k doctors
Dr. Renton saw more diverticulosis patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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782 doctors
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782 doctors
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391 doctors
Dr. Renton saw throat cancer patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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3.8k doctors
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3.8k doctors
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1.9k doctors
Dr. Renton saw colon polyps patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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6.8k doctors
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6.8k doctors
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3.4k doctors
Dr. Renton saw more benign polyps patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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3.6k doctors
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3.6k doctors
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1.8k doctors
Dr. Renton saw more inguinal hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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3.0k doctors
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3.0k doctors
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Dr. Renton saw more hiatal hernia patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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2.9k doctors
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2.9k doctors
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1.4k doctors
Dr. Renton saw head and neck cancers patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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2.9k doctors
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2.9k doctors
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1.5k doctors
Dr. Renton saw more umbilical hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Renton saw more pain patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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3.3k doctors
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3.3k doctors
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1.6k doctors
Dr. Renton saw more lipoma patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Renton saw more acid reflux patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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6.0k doctors
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3.0k doctors
Dr. Renton saw more drug allergies patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Renton saw obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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1.8k doctors
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1.8k doctors
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883 doctors
Dr. Renton saw more ventral hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Renton saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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23k doctors
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Dr. Renton saw high cholesterol patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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14k doctors
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6.8k doctors
Dr. Renton saw more sleep apnea patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Renton saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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7.2k doctors
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7.2k doctors
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3.6k doctors
Dr. Renton saw gastritis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Renton saw more biliary tract disease patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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5.9k doctors
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Dr. Renton saw more gallstones patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Renton saw asthma patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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5.4k doctors
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5.4k doctors
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Dr. Renton saw more sebaceous cyst patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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23k doctors
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Dr. Renton saw chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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716 doctors
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715 doctors
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357 doctors
Dr. Renton saw hidradenitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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2.3k doctors
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Dr. Renton saw more cholecystitis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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4.9k doctors
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Dr. Renton saw irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Renton saw HIV patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Renton’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is higher than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Renton 41%
Predicted for his patients 24%

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. Renton’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Renton’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. Renton’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Renton’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. Renton’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
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outpatient gallbladder removal rate

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. Renton’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Renton’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. Renton’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Renton’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.

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