Benjamin W. Dart IV, MD, FACS

Dr. Dart, board certified through the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), specializes in general surgery and surgical critical care. Dr. Dart joined University Surgical Associates in 2005.

Dr. Dart has office hours at the Erlanger Medical Mall on most Mondays (1 – 4 pm) and Wednesday (1 – 4 pm), Gunbarrel office on the fourth Monday of each month (1 – 4 pm). He performs surgery at Erlanger Hospital, Plaza Surgery Center at Erlanger, Parkridge Hospital.

Dr. Dart is a professor in surgery, Department of Surgery, for the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga.

Nurse: Debbie Holland, RN
Contact: (423) 757-0752

USA Hernia Center

Dr. Dart offers hernia surgery through the USA Hernia Center. At our hernia center, we offer a collaborative approach to improve the quality of care for hernia patients.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE USA HERNIA CENTER

Education

Undergraduate (1991 – 1995)
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA
Bachelor of Science, Microbiology, Cum Laude

Graduate (1995 – 1999)
Louisiana State Univ. School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA
Medical Degree

Internship (1999 – 2000)
General Surgery
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN

Residency (2000 – 2005)
General Surgery
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN

Fellowship (2003)
Surgical Critical Care
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN

Honors & Awards

Outstanding Teaching Award (2009)
General Surgery
UT College of Medicine, Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN

Second Place (2004)
Robert Coddington Research Award
Resident Research Paper Competition
UT College of Medicine, Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (1999)

Urban Maes Memorial Award (1999)
Outstanding Medical Student
Department of Surgery
Louisiana State Univ. School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

2011 – present
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
UT College of Medicine, Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN

2009 – present
Associate Program Director
Department of Surgery
UT College of Medicine, Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN

2005 – 2010
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
UT College of Medicine, Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN

Certifications

ABS, General Surgery
ABS, Surgical Critical Care
Medical License – Tennessee, 2003

Professional Organizations

American College of Surgeons; Southeastern Surgical Congress; Society of Critical Care Medicine; Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma; Tennessee Medical Association; Medical Society of Chattanooga/Hamilton County, Southern Surgical Association, Western Trauma Association, Alpha Omega Alpha, Association of Program Directors in Surgery

Benjamin W. Dart IV, MD, FACS

Dr. Dart, board certified through the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), specializes in general surgery and surgical critical care. Dr. Dart joined University Surgical Associates in 2005.

Dr. Dart has office hours at the Erlanger Medical Mall on most Mondays (1 – 4 pm) and Wednesday (1 – 4 pm), Gunbarrel office on the fourth Monday of each month (1 – 4 pm). He performs surgery at Erlanger Hospital, Plaza Surgery Center at Erlanger, Parkridge Hospital.

Dr. Dart is a professor in surgery, Department of Surgery, for the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga.

Nurse: Debbie Holland, RN
Contact: (423) 757-0752

USA Hernia Center

Dr. Dart offers hernia surgery through the USA Hernia Center. At our hernia center, we offer a collaborative approach to improve the quality of care for hernia patients.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE USA HERNIA CENTER

Education

Undergraduate (1991 – 1995)
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA
Bachelor of Science, Microbiology, Cum Laude

Graduate (1995 – 1999)
Louisiana State Univ. School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA
Medical Degree

Internship (1999 – 2000)
General Surgery
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN

Residency (2000 – 2005)
General Surgery
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN

Fellowship (2003)
Surgical Critical Care
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN

Honors & Awards

Outstanding Teaching Award (2009)
General Surgery
UT College of Medicine, Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN

Second Place (2004)
Robert Coddington Research Award
Resident Research Paper Competition
UT College of Medicine, Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (1999)

Urban Maes Memorial Award (1999)
Outstanding Medical Student
Department of Surgery
Louisiana State Univ. School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

2011 – present
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
UT College of Medicine, Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN

2009 – present
Associate Program Director
Department of Surgery
UT College of Medicine, Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN

2005 – 2010
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
UT College of Medicine, Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN

Certifications

ABS, General Surgery
ABS, Surgical Critical Care
Medical License – Tennessee, 2003

Professional Organizations

American College of Surgeons; Southeastern Surgical Congress; Society of Critical Care Medicine; Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma; Tennessee Medical Association; Medical Society of Chattanooga/Hamilton County, Southern Surgical Association, Western Trauma Association, Alpha Omega Alpha, Association of Program Directors in Surgery