Dr. Gary Pennington, MD

Dr. Gary Pennington, MD

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59 y/o
(85)

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Dr. Gary Pennington, MD is a general surgery specialist in Akron, OH and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in general surgery, cosmetic, plastic & reconstructive surgery, and more.Read his story

Crystal Clinic Orthopedics Ctr

3925 Embassy Pkwy Ste 300

Akron, OH 44333
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Community Care
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid

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Dr. Pennington's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pennington performs Myofascial Trigger Point Injection more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Pennington performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hands
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pennington treats Osteoarthritis of Hands more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Pennington treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Hand Conditions
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pennington treats Hand Conditions more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Pennington treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Pennington's conditions and procedures:

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Nose
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Extremity Reconstruction
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Lupus
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Replacement

About Me

Dr. Pennington is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is fellowship trained in hand and microvascular surgery. He has special interests in hand surgery, complex extremity reconstruction, advanced skin cancer reconstruction, melanom...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Akron City Hospital
Residency Hospital
Ohio Valley Med Center
Residency Hospital
1985
University of Kentucky
Medical School
1985

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Pennington's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pennington

4.7

Based on 85 reviews

5 Stars
89.41176470588235%
(76)
4 Stars
3.5294117647058822%
(3)
3 Stars
1.1764705882352942%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
5.882352941176471%
(5)

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Have nothing but good things to say about Dr. Pennington and the whole staff.
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Breasts were like rocks, and new implants are soft and comfortable.
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introduced to him 20 years ago for emergency hand surgery and now that i needed hand surgery on my other hand i returned because i trust him and had a great experience and out come the first time around
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Dr. Pennington did a fabulous job with the surgery. I am definitely please.
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