Christopher S. Benac, DPM, MS

Podiatry located in Lebanon, TN & Smyrna, TN

About Dr. Benac

Dr. Christopher Benac is originally from Portage, Indiana. He is married to his wife, Julie and has a beautiful daughter named Leah. Prior to getting into podiatry, Dr. Benac was a military police officer in the United States Marine Corps for 10 years and was a police officer for the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department for 5 years. He was a volunteer at the Vanderbilt emergency department in 2003. It was there that he developed a passion for medicine, which led him to become a podiatrist.

In podiatry school, he was heavily involved in community service and was the community service chairman for 2 years. He organized fundraisers for local charities, such as the Juvenile Diabetes Association. He also organized volunteer events at homeless shelters to provide free medical screening and foot care.

Dr. Benac met his wife Julie in Atlanta during residency, and they are excited to start a family in the Nashville area. They are big fans of music, concerts, and karaoke.

Memberships

Member of the American Podiatric Medical Association

Member of the American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management

Residency Training

Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery; Atlanta Veterans Affairs Residency Program, Atlanta, Georgia

Education

DPM: Barry University College of Podiatric Medicine, Miami, Florida

Master’s of Science: Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama

Bachelor’s of Science: Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama

Professional Interests

Diabetic education/Diabetic wound care

Plantar fasciitis/heel pain

Ingrown toenails

Fall prevention

Skin lesions and soft tissue masses

Personal Interests

Going to church

Playing the drums

Going to concerts

Traveling

Exercising

Enjoying a good cup of coffee

Medical Staff Privileges

Northridge Surgery Center

Tennova Healthcare – Lebanon (formerly University Medical Center)

Tristar Stonecrest Medical Center

Tristar Summit Medical Center

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Dr. Christopher Benac is originally from Portage, Indiana. He is married to his wife, Julie and has a beautiful daughter named Leah. Prior to getting into podiatry, Dr. Benac was a military police officer in the United States Marine Corps for 10 years and was a police officer for the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department for 5 years. He was a volunteer at the Vanderbilt emergency department in 2003. It was there that he developed a passion for medicine, which led him to become a podiatrist.

In podiatry school, he was heavily involved in community service and was the community service chairman for 2 years. He organized fundraisers for local charities, such as the Juvenile Diabetes Association. He also organized volunteer events at homeless shelters to provide free medical screening and foot care.

Dr. Benac met his wife Julie in Atlanta during residency, and they are excited to start a family in the Nashville area. They are big fans of music, concerts, and karaoke.

Memberships

Member of the American Podiatric Medical Association

Member of the American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management

Residency Training

Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery; Atlanta Veterans Affairs Residency Program, Atlanta, Georgia

Education

DPM: Barry University College of Podiatric Medicine, Miami, Florida

Master’s of Science: Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama

Bachelor’s of Science: Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama

Professional Interests

Diabetic education/Diabetic wound care

Plantar fasciitis/heel pain

Ingrown toenails

Fall prevention

Skin lesions and soft tissue masses

Personal Interests

Going to church

Playing the drums

Going to concerts

Traveling

Exercising

Enjoying a good cup of coffee

Medical Staff Privileges

Northridge Surgery Center

Tennova Healthcare – Lebanon (formerly University Medical Center)

Tristar Stonecrest Medical Center

Tristar Summit Medical Center


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