Dr. W. Scott Pennington, Jr. is a highly-skilled bariatric surgeon, practicing in Birmingham, Alabama. He has more than 25 years of surgical experience and specializes in Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery for GERD, Conservative Breast Cancer Surgery/ Sentinel Node Biopsy, Endocrine Surgery and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery.
Through Dr. Pennington’s leadership, Advanced Surgeons PC earned the prestigious designation as a Bariatric Center of Excellence from the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Additionally, he has served as a part of the Voluntary Teaching Staff of Trinity Medical Center since 1984.
Dr. Pennington is recognized nationally as an expert bariatric surgeon due to his extensive experience and advanced surgical skills. He has been invited to participate in several national meetings, including meetings of the American College of Surgeons and American Trauma Society.
With more than 25 years of surgical experience, Dr Scott Pennington is recognized as a leader in the field. He has performed thousands of surgeries with successful outcomes and specializes in advanced laparoscopic procedures.
Dr. Pennington is a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), American Society of Bariatric Physicians, American Society for Bariatric Surgery, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, American Cancer Society, Jefferson County Medical Society, and the Birmingham Surgical Society.
Dr. Pennington has received several awards and honors, including membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, the Surgical Residents Teaching Award, Outstanding Physician Award, as well as the Baptist Medical Center Montclair Hugh Linder Award for Outstanding Resident.