Dr. Frederik Pennings, MD

Dr. Frederik Pennings, MD

Neurological Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Frederik Pennings, MD is a neurological spine surgery specialist in Springfield, MA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Universiteit Leiden, Faculty Of Medicine/Leiden University Medical Center in 1995 and specializes in neurological spine surgery, neurosurgery, and more.

175 Carew St Ste 300

Springfield, MA 01104

Contact Information

(413) 781-2211

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Pennings' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pennings treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Pennings treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pennings treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Pennings treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pennings treats Low Back Pain more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Pennings treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

About Me

Care Philosophy

Every patient is different and my mission is to deliver the best possible solution tailored to the patient.

Specialties

  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery

Education

  • 2007
    Uc Davis Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2007
  • 1998
    Nyu Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1998
  • 1997
    Erasmus Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1997
  • 1997
    Academic Med Center Amster
    Residency Hospital
    1997
  • 1995
    Universiteit Leiden, Faculty Of Medicine/Leiden University Medical Center
    Medical School
    1995
  • 1994
    Catholic University
    Internship Hospital
    1994

Languages

  • Dutch
  • French
  • German
  • English

Dr. Pennings' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pennings

4.7

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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I have had back problems most of my adult life. I have had 4 previous surgeries, a bilateral spinal cord simulator and scoliosis, and live on daily pain medication. Dr Pennings was able to fix the scoliosis, do a fusion and end the daily back and groin pain. I now am off of the pain meds. I can sit...Read More
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Dr. Pennings performed a fusion on my L4-L5 spine on August 10 as it was in real bad shape due to miss alignment for a number of years. After 6 weeks of recovery at home, I can once again walk a mile without pain, and my golf game has improved. I recommend anyone seeking relief from spinal stenosis...Read More
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I could not be more please with Dr. Pennings and his staff.
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Dr. Pennings is a skilled surgeon who helped eliminate my pain and discomfort! Thank You again Dr. Pennings!
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Excellent with patients (Explaining everything and figuring out what you need). He has fixed my herniated L4 an 5. and now he is helping to fix my damaged nerve.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
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Mercy Medical Center

Springfield, MA

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