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Samuel J. McKenna, D.D.S., M.D.


Professor and Chairman, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Specialty
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Ratings
4.7
327 ratingsCLICK FOR INFO
 
Practice Locations

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1st Floor The Vanderbilt Clinic
1301 Medical Center Drive
Nashville, TN 37232-5225
Phone (615) 322-2377
Fax: (615) 343-9397
Website | Map
Degrees
DDS - University of California, School of Dentistry, Los Angelos CA, 1980
MD - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1983

Post Graduate Training
Internship, General Surgery-Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Residency, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery-Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Memberships
Cumberland Pediatric Foundation
American Medical Association
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
American Dental Association

PRACTICE LOCATIONS

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1st Floor The Vanderbilt Clinic
1301 Medical Center Drive
Nashville, TN 37232-5225
Phone (615) 322-2377
Fax: (615) 343-9397
Website | Map
 
Patient Comments
Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full.
Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Dr. Sam is a very good doctor!
Patient | February 24, 2018
provider appeared to adjust schedule to accommodate tooth extraction
Patient | February 20, 2018
I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of attention he gave to my situation and how he included me in some of the decision-making.
Patient | February 20, 2018
All good
Patient | December 18, 2017
I would have liked to known that the procedure would result in quite of bit of swelling & bruising. That wasn't made clear.
Patient | September 20, 2017
Very professional.
Patient | August 29, 2017
my experience with Dr McKenna has been excellent. he's a caring, thoughtful and thorough provider!
Patient | August 28, 2017
He is the best.
Patient | August 23, 2017
Dr. McKenna & the residents in his office are wonderful! I would recommend his office & services to anyone.
Patient | August 2, 2017
Amazing doctor, amazing staff.
Patient | August 1, 2017
The reading materials he gave me we VERY POOR copies. The introduction said to read them over a few times, yet the pages were cut off and out of order, and some were missing as content did NOT follow from one page to the next. Some of the information was good, but ultimately useless in that many things were missing.
Patient | July 20, 2017
Dr. McKenna provided excellent care during my recent oral surgery.
Patient | June 26, 2017
He was right to the point about what would happening before, during, and after surgery! Spot on!
Patient | June 8, 2017
Dr. McKenna is very good with my daughter - answers her questions never minimizes her concerns.
Patient | June 6, 2017
It is a 3 hr. drive for me to come to Vanderbilt, but worth it.
Patient | June 2, 2017
Took time to listen and answer questions. Great service.
Patient | May 31, 2017
Dr. McKenna is communicative, kind, and thorough. His residents have a fantastic model.
Patient | May 18, 2017
He is the best.
Patient | April 21, 2017
Dr. McKenna is a wonderful caring doctor!
Patient | February 23, 2017

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Accepted Insurance Plans

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AETNA
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AETNA SELECT VHAN
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BCBS BLUESELECT
BCBS COVER KIDS
BCBS COVER TN
BCBS TRANSPLANTS
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BLOCK VISION
BLUE GRASS FAMILY HEALTH
BLUECARE
CENTERCARE
CIGNA
CIGNA MEDICARE
CIGNA TRANSPLANTS
COMMUNITY HEALTH ALLIANCE
COVENTRY
DENTAL METLIFE
EYEMED VISION CARE
HEALTH ONE ALLIANCE
HEALTH PARTNERS
HEALTHSCOPE VISION
HEALTHSPRINGS MEDICARE
HUMANA
HUMANA MEDICARE
HUMANA TRANSPLANTS
INTERLINK TRANSPLANTS
ISHN CRESTPOINT
ISHN CRESTPOINT MEDICARE
NAMCI
NOVANET
OPTICARE
PHCS
TENNCARE - BLUECROSS SELECT
TENNCARE - OTHER
TENNCARE AMERIGROUP
TENNCARE AMERIGROUP TRANSPLANTS
TENNCARE UNITED
TENNCARE UNITED TRANSPLANTS
TRICARE HUMANA SOUTH
TRICARE NORTH REG (HNET)
UNITED
UNITED MEDICARE
URN TRANSPLANTS
USA MCO
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WINDSOR MEDICARE

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