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Dr. Larry Pennington, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Pennington

Dr. Larry Pennington, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Rock Hill, SC and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from South Carolina U, College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(803) 324-7607

Dr. Pennington accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
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Dr. Pennington's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dysphagia
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Dr. Pennington treats Dysphagia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Pennington treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Abdominal Pain
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Dr. Pennington treats Abdominal Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Pennington treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pennington treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Pennington treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Pennington's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anoscopy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Paracentesis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Larry Pennington, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Rock Hill, SC and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from South Carolina U, College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1998
Bowman Gray School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Bowman Gray School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1992
Bowman Gray School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1991
South Carolina U, College Of Medicine
Medical School
1998
1994
1992
1991

Awards

Dr. Pennington's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pennington

3.3

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(3)
1 Star
30.76923076923077%
(8)

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This guy had to be convinced three times by the primary care doctor to do an endoscopy, because my family member had lost alot of weight due to vomiting and dehydration. Then he made a routine appt instead of an urgent appointment when my family member was dying of stomach cancer. He reluctantly...Read More
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So far, so good. My brother can be a challenge; and Dr Pennington is up to the challenge and made my brother feel comfortable. He has a good bedside manner and sense of humor.
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Dr. Pennington performed a procedure on April 15,2016. It was successful. Dr. Pennington was efficient, courteous and overall I will give him the highest rating and recommendation.
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I'm a 41 y/o f who just had a non-sedated colonoscopy done by Dr. P. I'm waiting for biopsy results on f/u visit, but will say I'm surprised by the other comments. My initial consult was mainly c/ NP who was professional; at end Dr.P came in briefly to recommend COL and why. When we met for my COL,...Read More
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Absolutely horrible doctor. Does not care about the patient at all. Does not care that you are in pain and has no desire to find out why. Zero bedside manner. Not very bright either. Did not even notify me of abnormal results. Very bizarre lack of empathy or reaction to anything at all. Thankfully...Read More
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