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MEET DR. MACK

Dr. Harry R. (Joe) Mack with his wife Stephanie and children Russell and Caroline.

Harry R. (Joe) Mack, DDS, MD
Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. Harry Joe Mack has been in private practice in Nashville, Tennessee, since 1988. He is delighted to be caring for a second generation of Nashvillians. His practice philosophy is embodied by the Golden Rule.

Dr. Mack is a board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, a Diplomate of the National Board of Dental Anesthesiology, a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and a member of the Southeastern Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He has hospital privileges at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, and Williamson County Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee.

Dr. Mack majored in mechanical engineering at The University of Michigan, College of Engineering, and he was granted early entrance into the University of Michigan School Of Dentistry, where he graduated in the top four percent of his class. After graduating, he completed a year of general dentistry practice residency and subsequently completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery training at the University of Alabama Hospital and his M.D. degree at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. He completed a year each of oral surgery internship, general surgery internship, and oral surgery residency, serving as chief resident during his final year.

Dr. Mack was recognized by the Tennessee Dental Association for his many years of service to the state and local dental community in 2010 when he was awarded The Tennessee Dental Association Fellowship Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Profession of Dentistry. Joe has also served in every elected office in the Nashville Dental Society, including President, Member of the Board of Directors, the Budget and Finance committee, and the Nominating Committee. Dr. Mack has been an active member and officer of local study clubs since 1988.

A former Sunday school teacher and Cub Scout leader, Joe and his wife, Stephanie, live in Nashville, and are the parents of two grown children, Russell and Caroline. Dr. Mack is well-known for his friendly, light-hearted chair-side manner, and he is proud to call himself an honorary southerner

EDUCATION

09/1975-06/1978

University of Michigan
College of Engineering
Pi Tau Sigma, Honorary Mechanical Engineering Fraternity

08/1978-06/1982

University of Michigan
School of Dentistry
D.D.S.
Omicron Kappa Upsilon, The National Dental Honor Society

08/1986-06/1988

University of Alabama
School of Medicine
M.D.
Graduated Cum Laude

08/1982-06/1983

General Dental Practice Resident
Youngstown Hospital Association
Youngstown, Ohio

06/1983-06/1986

University of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, AL
Oral Surgery Internship
General Surgery Internship
Oral Surgery Resident

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

7/2002-present

St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, TN

7/1988-present

Williamson Co. Medical Center, Franklin, TN

7/1988-2004

Southern Hills Medical Center, Nashville, TN

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Nashville Dental Society

2009-2010

President

2008-2009

President-Elect

2007-2008

Secretary

2006-2007

Treasurer

2006-2010

Board of Trustees

2006-2008

Budget and Finance Committee

2001-2004

Nominating Committee

Tennessee Dental Association

2001-2009

Delegate

1999-2000

Alternate Delegate

American Dental Association

10/1999-present

Member

American Medical Association

1987-2009

Member

Nashville Academy of Medicine

1988-2004

Member

Southeastern Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

2012 - present

Member

American College of Dentists

9/2012-present

Fellow

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

9/1989-present

Fellow

Tennessee Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

3/1993-1/1997

Outpatient & Quality Care Review Committee, Middle Tennessee Oral Surgery Office Anesthesia Inspector

Doral Dental Peer Review

3/2009-9/2010

Member


BOARDS and CERTIFICATIONS

1982

Northeast Regional Board Examination

1988

Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

1988

Tennessee Board Examination

1989

Southern Regional Board Examination

1991

Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

1991

Anesthesia Certification Tennessee

2004

Diplomate, National Dental Board of Anesthesiology

1988-present

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

AWARDS and HONORS

1977

Pi Tau Sigma, University of Michigan Mechanical Engineering Honorary Fraternity

1982

Omicron Kappa Upsilon, University of Michigan School of Dentistry

1982

Pathology Award, University of Michigan School of Dentistry

1988

Graduated Cum Laude, University of Alabama School of Medicine

2010

Tennessee Dental Association Fellowship Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Profession of Dentistry

2012

Fellow, American College of Dentists

MEET DR. THOMAS

Dr. Ryan F. Thomas with his wife, Dr. Susan Sapp Thomas, a pediatric hospitalist, and their sons Parker and Everett.

Dr. Ryan F. Thomas
Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. Ryan F. Thomas, a board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon, joined Nashville Oral Surgery in July 2015.

Dr. Thomas and his wife Susan, a pediatric hospitalist, live in Franklin, Tennessee. Dr. Thomas attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and earned a bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering in 2007. He then entered dental school at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, graduating as the class valedictorian in 2011. Dr. Thomas continued his training in Memphis as an oral and maxillofacial surgery resident. He completed a fouryear hospital based program, including five months of anesthesia residency, four months of general surgery residency, and three months of internal medicine residency.

Dr. Thomas is a board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon, a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the American Dental Association.

In his spare time, Dr. Thomas enjoys spending time with his wife and son, enjoying the outdoors, and playing piano.

EDUCATION

August 2003-May 2007

B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Summa Cum Laude

August 2007-May 2011

Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis
Summa Cum Laude

July 2011-June 2015

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis

AWARDS

2003-2007

Bicentennial Scholar, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2004-2007

Tau Beta Pi, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Engineering Honorary Fraternity

2007

L. Raymon Shobe Award for Excellence in Biomedical Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2007-2011

Andrew D. Holt Scholar, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis

2009

Richard Doggett Dean and Marguerite Taylor Dean Honorary Odontological Society, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis

2010

Thomas P. Hinman Scholar, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis

2010

Omicron Kappa Upsilon's Dr. William S. Kramer Award of Excellence, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis

2011

College of Dentistry Faculty Award, awarded to the graduating senior with highest scholastic average, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis

MEET Caroline C. Mack, PA-C

Caroline Mack, PA-C
Board Certified Physician Assistant
Aesthetic Medicine

Caroline is a board certified physician assistant with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and a Master of Science in medicine. She has a lifelong special interest in health and beauty and a passion for helping people look their best and feel their most confident. "Enhancing and maximizing each person's natural beauty" is her practice motto. Caroline's practice of aesthetic medicine is a natural extension of her fascination with human sciences, the artistry of beauty, and a keen eye for aesthetics. Aesthetic medicine is an art and a science, and it is the intersection of the two where the magic happens!

As an advanced practice provider, Caroline can diagnose and treat medical conditions. She can prescribe medications for special skin care concerns including acne, and age-related lines and wrinkles and can recommend appropriate non-prescription products for her patient's specific skincare needs. Women (and men) of all ages know that beautiful skin can be the best medicine for improved mood and confidence.

Caroline looks forward to getting to know her patients, working hand-in-hand with each one, tweaking and updating their treatment plans to help them achieve their specific skincare and aesthetic goals. She offers Advanced/Comprehensive Skincare Consultations and can help each patient choose appropriate medical-grade cosmetic treatments including micro-needling and other sought-after cosmetic treatments and services, including Botox, Dysport, Juvederm, retinoids, and more. She uses a phased, step-wise approach with the goal of achieving a natural-looking, refreshed appearance.

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