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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

education

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

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

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

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

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

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

Honors/Awards

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

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

1999
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

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

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