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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 4.8 219 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.
Dr. Penson is 400% more professional than the urologist I was assigned to at the Jackson Clinic in Jackson, TN.
Patient | October 25, 2018

overall positive experience...instilled confidence that I was in good hands
Patient | September 19, 2018

dr Penson has my complete trust
Patient | September 11, 2018

He is the best and I have no other treat me. very honest and always informative. call a day or so later to make sure everything is fine
Patient | September 11, 2018

I fully trust him.
Patient | September 5, 2018

Penson was very respectful of my questions and sensitive to the nature of the illness.
Patient | August 31, 2018

Once the course of the past two plus years, I have never had a bad experience w/Dr. Penson.
Patient | July 20, 2018

provider is the best I have ever had and very caring
Patient | June 26, 2018

Best doctor I've seen in 30 years. #10. Excellent.
Patient | June 5, 2018

Dr. Penson put me at ease about my issue and the ultimate outcome.
Patient | May 15, 2018

I have recommended Dr. Penson numerous times to friends and family. I would recommend him to anyone. He's a very good doctor.
Patient | February 20, 2018

Dr Penson is the greatest and I wouldn't want anyone else to treat me or my family
Patient | February 19, 2018

Care Provider is a solid Professional and down to Earth.
Patient | February 19, 2018

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