Meet Dr. Mckenzie


Dr. McKenzie was borna nd raised in Chattanooga, TN.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in music from Belmont University in Nashville where he studied percussion and music technology.  He then headed to Boston to earn his Doctor of Dental Medicine from Tufts University.  After four years of New England weather, a return to his southern roots was in order; he received his Doctor of Medicine and completed his surgical residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at The University of Alabama at Birmingham

During his residency, Dr. McKenzie completed research in temporomandibular joint replacement, head and neck malignancies (cancer), and oral cavity reconstruction.  His clinical interests include dentoalveolar surgery, orthognathic surgery, TMJ surgery, facial trauma surgery, and head and neck pathology.

During his free time, you’ll find Dr. McKenzie exploring Nashville with his wife Caroline and their three young children Mac, Virginia, and Tripp.  He also enjoys playing the drums and sailing (the latter skill he learned while in Boston).  He is an active member of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American Dental Association.

Read Dr. McKenzie’s Curriculum Vitae