Dr. John Pennings, MD

Dr. John Pennings, MD

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Age 60
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Dr. John Pennings, MD is a general surgery specialist in Post Falls, ID and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1988 and specializes in general surgery.

750 N Syringa St Ste 205

Post Falls, ID 83854

Contact Information

(208) 415-0151

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Pennings' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Esophageal Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pennings performs Esophageal Surgery more than 99% of his peers

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

Abdominal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pennings treats Abdominal Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Pennings treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pennings treats Abdominal Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Pennings treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Pennings' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Biopsy of Breast
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Fracture
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastrectomy
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Trigger Point Injection
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vagotomy
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Pennings, MD is a general surgery specialist in Post Falls, ID and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1988 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1994
Legacy Health Sys and Oreg Health Scis University
Fellowship Hospital
1993
Emanuel Kaiser Integrated
Residency Hospital
1989
Emanuel Hospital and Health Center
Internship Hospital
1988
University Of Minnesota Medical School
Medical School
1994
1993
1989
1988

Awards

Dr. Pennings' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pennings

3.3

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
56.52173913043478%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
8.695652173913043%
(2)
1 Star
34.78260869565217%
(8)

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Dr Pennings was on call when my husband came in with a life threatening condition. He did emergency surgery which saved my husband's life. He needs another different surgery in a few days and we have picked Dr Pennings to perform this one also. Highly recommend him. Great bedside manners. Takes the...Read More
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We had very close friends visiting us from Denmark. Michael arrived at our house in very serious condition with a perforated appendix. Michael's condition was very dire. Luckily Dr. Pennings was on call and performed emergency surgery in the middle of the night. Dr. Pennings literally saved...Read More
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Dr.Pennings was able to diagnose and fix a long-term problem overlooked by previous GP and Gastroenterologist. Explained condition and procedures to my satisfaction.
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When it comes to health care for me or my family, of course, I hope for the best care possible. We are fortunate to have Dr. Pennings practicing in the greater Coeur d'Alene/Post Falls area. A highly qualified surgeon, Dr. Pennings and his staff provide exceptional care in a professional, yet...Read More
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Dr Pennings was friendly and helpful, however they charged double what I was told and the procedure caused more harm than good. There was no follow up on my condition, only billing.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross of Idaho
Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Coop Core
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Kootenai Health

Coeur D Alene, ID