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Samuel J. McKenna MD, DDS

Chairman, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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  • 246 ratings

About Samuel J. McKenna

Areas of Expertise

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    Dental Implant Reconstruction
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    Facial Trauma
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    Facial and Jaw Reconstruction
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    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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    Skeletal Facial Deformities
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    Total TM Joint Replacement

Locations (2)

Vanderbilt Oral Health
2111 Belcourt Avenue, Suite 201
Nashville, TN 37212


  • Doctor of Dental Surgery - University of California Los Angeles, 1980
  • Doctor of Medicine - Vanderbilt University, 1983
  • Internship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1984
  • Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1985

Board Certifications

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 1987

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
The medical resident was very helpful and spent a long time answering my questions.
November 23, 2020
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*Dr. McKenna & his staff were very attentive, good listeners, and explained everything to me very well.
November 17, 2020
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Not only is Samuel Mckenna a great doctor, but his bed side manner showed a lot of care and compassion.
August 31, 2020
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*Dr. McKenna explained everything in detail. He was very good.
August 17, 2020
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July 31, 2020
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Dr. McKenna answered all my daughter's question.
July 30, 2020
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Dr. McKenna took the time to answer all my questions and didn't rush me even though it seemed like everyone was a little behind in scheduling
July 10, 2020
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everything went smoothly, no complications.
June 29, 2020
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Dr. McKenna was great and listened to my symptoms and showed concern.
June 11, 2020
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