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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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  • 303 ratings
  • 37 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 (2)

1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 3823
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

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. Penson is awesome. His clinical competence and ability to explain the condition and treatment options was exemplary. He demonstrated empathy as well genuine concern for me as a human being. I am fortunate to have him as my Urologist.
Februray 27, 2022
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*Dr. Pinson was meticulous in explaining benefits of my prostate CA treatment, allowing me to be well informed re: treatment options.
Februray 25, 2022
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Always listens, answers questions and does not make you feel rushed
Februray 22, 2022
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Great experience
Februray 21, 2022
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Great personality and very patient and clear with answers and recommendations.
January 30, 2022
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Most compassionate medical staff I have ever seen.
January 24, 2022
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Good
January 17, 2022
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*Dr. Penson is a pleasure to see. He makes me feel that I am important and my health is his concern.
November 30, 2021
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Very objective conversation
November 30, 2021
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