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Michael J McNamara, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery

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4.8 4.8 275 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Adult Orthopaedics
Orthopaedics
Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Spinal Surgery

Education

MD - Duke University, 1984
Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1991
Residency - Duke University Health System, 1990
Internship - Duke University Health System, 1985

Location(s)

Vanderbilt Bone & Joint Royal Oaks
Vanderbilt Bone and Joint
302 S. Royal Oaks Blvd
Franklin, TN 37064
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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. McNamara is the very best doctor in our area. He always treats me with the upmost respect & keeps me well informed on my condition & recovering process.
Patient | May 31, 2017

Dr. Michael McNamara is an outstanding surgeon he cared for my health and not a paycheck (I would and have recommended him to others I have no words to describe the respect and gratitude I have for this man)!
Patient | May 26, 2017

Dr. McNamara is the best doctor I have had. I have no back after 40 years of pain.
Patient | May 25, 2017

He is the best. #8. Yes - no follow up visit he said if I need him call.
Patient | May 20, 2017

Dr. Michael McNamara in my opinion is THE BEST I totally trust in him and his advise.
Patient | May 18, 2017

Mcnamara is an AWESOME Dr.
Patient | May 15, 2017

Dr. McNamara is a great doctor. I trust him 100 % to take care of any problems I have related to my back.
Patient | May 8, 2017

We didn't intend to discuss medications; my goal is to get back to running and he was supportive, but it is a bit unclear as to the next steps and I am unable to get back into his office within the necessary timeframe.
Patient | April 29, 2017

I have confidence that he has done all that he could to fix my problem. And is going to tell me the truth about what he would do if it's not to his satisfaction.
Patient | April 24, 2017

good
Patient | April 22, 2017

Dr. Mac is the best!
Patient | April 17, 2017

I have already referred 2 friends/JoAnn Judkins/Renee Clardy.
Patient | March 28, 2017

Excellent in his field.
Patient | March 22, 2017

I wouldn't go to anyone else for spine problems.
Patient | March 20, 2017

Very engaging doctor, questions listens and explains well.
Patient | February 23, 2017

Dr. McNamara has done his very best to help me obtain some quality of life after numerous back surgeries.
Patient | February 23, 2017

Has time for me at visit and for my daughter also, Dr. Kim Scott.
Patient | February 22, 2017

Would recommend Dr. Mac to anyone the best.
Patient | February 21, 2017

he is a great dr
Patient | February 13, 2017

Good.
Patient | January 24, 2017

In my opinion Dr. McNamara is the best. I won't go to anyone else for my back. Thank you Dr. McNamara.
Patient | January 20, 2017

Excellent doctor.
Patient | January 18, 2017

As stated previously, things seem more hurried in the new clinic.
Patient | January 11, 2017

He has renewed my faith with humanity - excellent surgeon & goes that extra step to help.
Patient | January 3, 2017

I have had 3 back surgeries by doctor McNamara. I personally recommend dr. McNamara to anyone that needs help with their back. I think he is great with his patients. And he does a wonderful job with his surgeries.
Patient | December 21, 2016

Good.
Patient | December 20, 2016

I have already recommended Dr. McNamara to a friend.
Patient | December 13, 2016

I send all my friends to him.
Patient | December 7, 2016

I probably sound like a family member, but Dr. McNamara is without a doubt the best doctor I've ever dealt with. He has my ultimate respect & confidence.
Patient | November 9, 2016

Dr Mac is a wonderful physician and person. his nurse, Debbie, is also so good and kind. I recommend Dr Mac and his team to everyone I know. they are simply the best!
Patient | October 31, 2016

Very good attention.
Patient | October 24, 2016

I love Dr McNamara !
Patient | September 25, 2016

Outstanding doctor and staff.
Patient | September 16, 2016

Dr. McNamara has tried hard to improve my quality of life. He realizes I have an ongoing back problem that continues to cause severe pain and interfere with my daily activities. Very helpful with paperwork concerning long term disability and social security application. Very honest with me about my prospects of returning to the workforce.
Patient | August 29, 2016

I have been with Dr. McNamara for 14 years as he has treated me for neck disc issues. I have a very high level of confidence and trust in his care.
Patient | August 26, 2016

Dr. Mc Namarea is top notch in his field: My level of trust in him is 100%. He is the best!
Patient | August 21, 2016

Need to get an office back open in Murray KY!!
Patient | August 1, 2016

Dr. McNamara is excellent. Recommended to evyone. _____ need spinal care.
Patient | May 26, 2016