Dr. William Pennington Jr, MD

Dr. William Pennington Jr, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. William Pennington Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1976 and specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.

3686 Grandview Pkwy Ste 400

Birmingham, AL 35243

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 95% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers
Sleeve Gastrectomy
more than 74% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

1  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Baptist Medical Education
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pennington Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pennington Jr to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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  • 1

Dr. Pennington Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Very good experience. Dr. Pennington was thorough and took the time to pray with me before surgery. I had a quick recovery and he took personal interest in me and my family. Highly recommend. My husband needs an appointment now and his staff has been very kind to tolerate my calling multiple...more
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Excellent surgeon and very caring and kind.
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