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David Fredrick Penson, MD, MPH


Hamilton and Howd Chair in Urologic Oncology; Professor and Chairman, Department of Urologic Surgery; Director, Vanderbilt Center for Surgical Quality and Outcomes Research

4.8 4.8 234 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Bladder Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Testis Cancer
Urologic Cancer
Urologic Surgery
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Board Certificates

Urology - American Board of Urology, 2001


MD - Boston University, 1991
MPH - Yale University, 2000
Residency - UCLA Health System, 1997
Fellowship - UCLA Health System, 1993


Vanderbilt Urology
Vanderbilt Urology
1301 Medical Center Drive
Suite 3823
Nashville, TN 37232

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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.
We could not be more pleased with the care that we have received from Dr. Penson and his staff.
Patient | December 13, 2017

Dr. Penson is great. I have the utmost confidence in him.
Patient | October 31, 2017

Very pleased, gave answers to all questions, very concerned.
Patient | October 29, 2017

I'm happy I chose Dr. Penson for my prostate cancer treatment.
Patient | October 27, 2017

Very good experience.
Patient | October 20, 2017

Every person that I came in contact with are the cream of the crop.
Patient | October 19, 2017

Excellent caring doctor.
Patient | October 12, 2017

Felt very comfortable with Dr. Penson & his medical knowledge.
Patient | September 28, 2017

Feel very blessed to be able to access Dr. Penson who is an amazing doctor.
Patient | September 8, 2017

Kind physician.
Patient | July 19, 2017

We appreciated the amount of time that Dr. Penson took to explain everything to us.
Patient | July 7, 2017

Dr. Penson is an excellent doctor who has/is navigating us through the care necessary for my incurable advanced prostate care.
Patient | July 7, 2017

My records had been sent to Dr. Penson and he had reviewed them before he met with me.
Patient | April 26, 2017

Another of Dr. Penson "success striver".
Patient | April 18, 2017

Very satisfied with provider and staff.
Patient | March 22, 2017

I am very pleased with Dr. Penson and I Have all the confidence in the world in him.
Patient | March 13, 2017

He spent a lotof time with us which is exactly what we needed given the situation.
Patient | February 27, 2017

Enjoy meeting with Dr. Penson.
Patient | February 8, 2017

We talked and at this time I declined medication
Patient | January 30, 2017

Dr. Penson and his staff do a wonderful job in all aspects of treatment
Patient | January 24, 2017

Very good.
Patient | January 17, 2017

Dr. Penson has my utmost confidence.
Patient | December 30, 2016