Dr. Scott Pennington, MD

Dr. Scott Pennington, MD

Sports Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Scott Pennington, MD is a sports medicine doctor who practices in Atlanta, GA. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.

2001 Peachtree Rd NE Ste 705

Atlanta, GA 30309

Contact Information

(404) 355-0743

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Pennington's Experience

Dr. Pennington's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia


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  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Parkland Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Texas At Southwestern
    Other Education | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pennington has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pennington's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pennington to family and friends
based on 30 total reviews (11 with comments)
Dr. Pennington's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (11)
in Lilburn |
Dr. Pennington and his staff were very caring and kind during my visits. I highly recommend him!
Atlanta GA |
Dr Pennington is a caring compassionate, considerate physician who has the rare quality of treating his patients as human beings and as intelligent adults. He is respectful of their opinions, experiences, and lifestyle choices. He never comes across as having all the answers or as having better things to do than addressing patients' questions. He did surgery on me about ten years ago and totally fixed my problem, and I have seen him off and on about other issues and always remembers who I am.
Atlanta, GA |
Dr Pennington is amazing! He had an excellent bedside manner too. I have so many friends who had an ACL done elsewhere and I my recovery has been a breeze in comparison! AAA+++
in Atlanta, GA |
Dr Pennington was amazing. My rotator cuff feels better than before the injury. He is patient and a miracle worker in the operating room. I love that he prayed over me before the surgery. He is the best and I highly recommend him and his staff.
Eatonton, GA |
Caring and compassionate doctor. Two experiences with Dr. Pennington.., 1) broken ankle - treatment was superb! 2) Had to have a shot in my knee... I was scared to death. To be truthful, I hardly felt a thing!!! Could barely walk when I went into his office, BUT walked out just fine. I have a meniscus tear and we decided to try a steroid shot instead of jumping into surgery. I liked his conservative opinion instead of surgery.
in Atlanta, GA |
Dr. Pennington is one of the best doctors I've been to. He was able to explain to me what was happening and how to move forward in a clear and understanding way, as well as put me at ease during a stressful time. I would suggest him to anyone seeking orthopedic help, he and his staff are really wonderful. Overall great experience!
in Atlanta, GA |
Amazing. I tore my ACL and MCL in June. Dr. Pennington preformed surgery on July 6, 2016 to replace my ACL. After just 5 months of PT at their clinic, I am back to normal. Full range of motion in my knee. I have had no pain and the surgery was very easy. Because of Dr. Pennington's skill, proficiency and expertise I'm confident my recovery has been such a success.
in Atlanta, Ga |
I had a rotator cuff repair and it could not have gone better. I was back on the golf course before all my other friends who had similar repairs with other doctors. Highly recommend Dr Pennington. Good, strong Christian man who truly cares for his patients.
in Atlanta, GA |
Dr. Pennington preformed shoulder surgery on me after a rotator cuff tear. I was nervous, to say the least, as this was my first time ever needing surgery. Dr. Pennington and his staff made the whole process so simple by explaining every step of the process. They comforted my nerves and put me at ease with their caring nature. The outcome was exceptional. I am back to my normal self and I'm very thankful for their great work.
in Atlanta, GA |
Dr Pennington was really terrific. He took time with me and explained everything and I didn't feel like he was rushing me into surgery like so many others. When I did have surgery, he did an excellent job and gave me my mobility back. I can comb my hair and tie my tie! I would highly recommend him to anyone.
Dr. Pennington is excellent and does not immediately want to do surgery. He was highly recommended to me by my physical therapist. His care, concern and professionalism are noteworthy. It does not make sense how a doctor of this caliber would employ a nurse that is not competant and portrays herself as an uncaring and rude person. If I behaved this way at my job I would be fired. PLEASE Dr. Pennington, do something about this situation.
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Dr. Pennington accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Pennington has admitting privileges

Northside Hospital
1000 Johnson Ferry Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
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