Fax (615) 873-4436    ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY

   

 

 

Harry R. (Joe) Mack, Jr., D.D.S., M.D.

 

Dr. Joe Mack has been in private practice in Nashville, Tennessee since 1988, and he is delighted to be caring for a second generation of Nashvillians. His practice philosophy is summed up 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 St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee and Williamson County Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee.

Joe 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 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