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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 42

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Dr. Pennington III's Experience

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Dr. Pennington III's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Pennington III Performs

  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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University Hospital
1350 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30901
Aiken Regional Medical Center
302 University Pkwy
Aiken, SC 29801

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Carolina Heart & Vascular Ctr
Carolina Heart & Vascular Ctr
137 Miracle Dr
Aiken, SC 29801
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    Dr. Pennington III's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Interventional Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine
    • Interventional Cardiology
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Impella Device
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Thrombolysis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Back Pain
    • Bursitis
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Coarctation of the Aorta
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heel Spur
    • Hip Pointer Injuries
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
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    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Scoliosis
    • Septal Defect
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
    • Venous Hypertension
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical College of Georgia
    Graduated in 1999

    Internship Hospital

    Baylor Med Center
    Complete in 1972

    Residency Hospital

    Baylor Med Center
    Complete in 1974

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Tex Sw
    Complete in 1975
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Pennington III & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Pennington III's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • University Hospital

    • Aiken Regional Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.9
    • 7 Star Ratings
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    3.9 out of 5

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    3.9 out of 5

    7 responses

    Dr. Pennington III's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.3 out of 5

    7 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.7 out of 5

    7 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.3 out of 5

    7 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Pennington III

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.1 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.7 out of 5

    7 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.7 out of 5

    7 responses

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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Golden Rule
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • Planned Administration Inc
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    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Carolina Heart & Vascular Ctr
    137 Miracle Dr
    Aiken, SC 29801
    (803) 641-4874 (Office)
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