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David F. Penson MD, MPH, MMHC

Professor and Chairman, Department of Urology, Hamilton and Howd Chair in Urologic Oncology, and Director, Vanderbilt Center for Surgical Quality and Outcomes Research
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  • 263 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Bladder Cancer
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    Elevated PSA
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    Prostate Cancer
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    Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer
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1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 3823
Nashville, TN 37232


  • Doctor of Medicine - Boston University, 1991
  • Fellowship - UCLA Health System, 1993
  • Residency - UCLA Health System, 1997
  • Master of Public Health - Yale University, 2000
  • Management in Health Care

Board Certifications

  • Urology - American Board of Urology, 2001

Patient Comments

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All good.
November 3, 2020
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excellent conversation
October 23, 2020
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we really liked doctor Penson he made us feel very comfortable, he also encouraged us.
October 22, 2020
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*Dr. Penson answered all my questions and spent as much time as needed.
October 6, 2020
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Dr Penson is an excellent physician. Took time to explain things..However he did tell me he would discuss my case with his team of Urologist and call me within 7 days with their decision.. It has been 3 weeks and I have not been notified by anyone..
September 11, 2020
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Most have been good. Best when I have a list of questions to ask.
September 1, 2020
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All excellent.
August 16, 2020
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again amazing! thank you Dr. Penson and staff for being there for me!!!
July 31, 2020
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Ample time was provided to explain all the issues from the dr. & PA.
July 30, 2020
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