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Samuel J. McKenna MD, DDS

Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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  • 286 ratings
  • 50 comments

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

Conditions and Treatments

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    Benign Jaw Cysts and Tumors
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    Facial Trauma
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    Head and Neck Infection
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    Skeletal Facial Deformities
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    Temporomandibular Joint Disease (TMJ)
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    Facial and Jaw Reconstruction
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    Orthognathic Surgery

Locations

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

Languages

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    English

Education

  • 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

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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.
Dr.Samuel McKenna is an absolutely awesome oral surgeon!!! Vanderbilt is blessed to have him on staff!!!
October 14, 2022
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October 9, 2022
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Vanderbilt is blessed to have Dr. McKenna. I've been to a lot of drs in life & I'm a nurse so I've been around many drs. Vanderbilt is not only blessed, we are blessed as well to have Dr. McKenna overseeing our daughter's care.
September 21, 2022
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Dr McKennas bedside manner matches his skill set. His compassion for patients is incredible. Highly recommend!
September 16, 2022
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Dr. McKenna and the resident with him today were both very great.
August 31, 2022
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Dr. Was very nice and concerned.
August 20, 2022
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*Dr. McKenna is great! Been going to him for years!
August 18, 2022
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Good explanation.
August 13, 2022
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Vanderbilt staff and doctors were all kind, caring, and amazing knowledgeable caregivers. I would and have already recommended and suggested Vanderbilt to a friend who will need back surgery.
August 8, 2022
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