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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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  • 330 ratings
  • 31 comments

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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    Prostatectomy
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    Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer
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    Urology

Conditions and Treatments

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    Bladder Cancer
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    Elevated Prostate-Specific Antigen (Elevated PSA)
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    Enlarged Prostate
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    Hematuria
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    Prostate Cancer
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    Prostate Disorders
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    Urological Cancers
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    Cryotherapy
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    High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU)
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    Neobladder Surgery
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    Prostate Biopsy
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    Prostatectomy
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    Radical Cystectomy
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    Radical Prostatectomy
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    Robotic Surgery

Locations

1215 21st Avenue South, Suite 3300
Nashville, TN 37232

Languages

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    English

Education

  • 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

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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.
I was very relieved by the diagnosis that Dr. Penson gave me.
September 30, 2022
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Good
September 25, 2022
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Dr Penson spent a lot of time with me and covered all aspects of my treatment and surgery. He was professional and very thorough
September 16, 2022
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Good
August 12, 2022
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A very good experience.
July 29, 2022
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The urologist was superb.
July 21, 2022
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Dr. Penson was the surgeon who removed my cancerous bladder. With this visit I'm 4 years cancer free. I'm visiting with an old friend who has taken very good care of me. I am blessed.
June 23, 2022
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My hearing aid was not working properly, All were super understanding and made sure I understood the directions ! Super nice !!
June 18, 2022
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Dr. Penson is the BEST!
May 22, 2022
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