Dr. Tracey Pennington, MD

Dr. Tracey Pennington, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Tracey Pennington, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Virginia Beach, VA and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in pain medicine and sports physical medicine & rehabilitation.

5320 Providence Rd

Virginia Beach, VA 23464

Contact Information

(757) 962-2121

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Sports Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

55  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetes-Like Neuropathy Symptoms
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Pain, Intractable
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis


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10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • University of California Sacramento
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patient Choice Award, 2012
Media & Publications

Dr. Pennington has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pennington's Reviews

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57 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (57)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

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

    31 to 45 minutes
Dr. Pennington Says:

Dear Patients, Our goal is to always provide you with quality health care in a patient friendly atmosphere. Please let us know how we are doing. Do not hesitate to call our office.


Patient Comments (10)

I am looking forward to meeting her,,I have had 2 drs in a row tell me to transfer to her,, So i am, also they graciously called me back when they were closed in 5 minutes after i left a message, for i wanted to see if i could move my appt up! Yes,, she said, i will be meeting her next week and...more
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A real unpleasant woman to work with. Very rude
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I appreciate that Dr. Pennington conducts random drug testing. This tells me that she is not going to just hand out drugs.
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Since Jan 2016 has been my pain mgmt specialist. Wonderful personality,a person first, then the doctor title second. Light yrs ahead of my first PMS. It maybe be hectic in the office, but consider how many patients being treated. Always listens to my needs or next steps. Provide guidance. This is...more
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Totally unorganized unable to handle amount of patients she has. Word of advice make sure your name is written on your sample for drug screening don't it leave your hand without your name. I am 47 and I've NEVER seen such incompetentcy at any Dr's practice. Please do yourself a favor and a lot of...more
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