Dr Jim Kellum is excited to serve patients at Germantown Dental. After growing up in Tupelo, MS, Jim followed, hometown hero, Elvis Presley’s lead and moved to Tennessee where he graduated from Lipscomb University in 2004 and University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in 2009. Dr. Kellum has committed to continuing his dental education through individual learning, study clubs, professional organizations and advanced training seminars. Dr. Kellum views knowledge of advancing materials, technology and techniques in the ever-changing world of dentistry to be crucial in offering patients excellence in oral care. Dr. Kellum’s treatment philosophy has always been to treat every patient with the same consideration and kindness he would show to his own mother. He believes that his dental expertise only has value if it is delivered with comfort and compassion. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Tennessee Dental Association and Nashville Dental Society and gives back by work with Hopes Smiles and Interfaith Dental Clinic.
Dr. Kellum and his wife, Sara, enjoy spending afternoons at the Science Museum with their 3 year old son. They also enjoy traveling, hikes at Radnor, live music, picnics at Cheekwood Garden with family and date nights at one of Nashville’s great restaurants. Dr. Kellum is grateful to be able to serve the growing and vibrant Historic Germantown neighborhood.