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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 4.8 222 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Urologic Surgery
Bladder Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Testis Cancer
Urologic Cancer
Urologic/Genitourinary Cancer

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

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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

Dr Penson has great people skills.
Patient | October 31, 2016

I travel 5 hrs. to receive care from Dr. Penson because of the quality of care provided by him and his staff.
Patient | October 18, 2016

Dr. Penson was great to discuss my concerns and treatment with. He spent this time to meet and discuss my concerns. He took the time and cared about my needs.
Patient | August 18, 2016

Dr. Penson is the BEST!
Patient | August 1, 2016

Excellent dr.
Patient | July 18, 2016

have recommended Dr. Penson to others in my area
Patient | June 3, 2016

Dr. Penson is hands down the best doctor I have ever encountered. Dr. Penson is in a league of his own, and truly sets the standard for all medical professionals. What a blessing to have him as my care provider.
Patient | April 25, 2016