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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
  • 44 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. McKenna is wonderful and I've had a professional and caring experience beginning to end over the last two years.
July 13, 2022
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Dr. McKenna is great.
July 11, 2022
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Excellent in all aspects of provider/patient interaction!
July 1, 2022
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I already have recommended him to friends.
May 28, 2022
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Per discussion of treatment options he wanted me to see another dentist in your practice for an additional view or input
May 20, 2022
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Resident was very patient, helpful and thorough
May 20, 2022
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Good.
May 16, 2022
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Dr. McKenna is outstanding a true professional! I have great confidence in him!
May 16, 2022
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He was very patient to stay and answer all my questions and inform me of choices, etc
April 27, 2022
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