Donald Pennington, DO
- Orthopedic Surgery
- Languages Spoken:
- Medical Education: Western University of Health Sciences COMP College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Residency: Botsford General Hospital, Graduate: Brigham Young University, Undergraduate: Brigham Young University, Internship: Botsford General Hospital, Fellowship: University of Arizona
- Board Certifications:
- Orthopedic Surgery
- Medical Staff Status:
- Samaritan Provider
- Accepting New Patients:
- Clinical Interests:
- Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Knee & Shoulder Treatment, Cartilage Restoration & Transplantation
Dr. Pennington is the Head Orthopedic Surgeon for Oregon State University football and Beaver student athletes. His practice primarily involves the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of sports medicine injuries of the shoulder and knee.
His special interests include arthroscopic treatment of the knee and shoulder, specifically injuries of the anterior cruciate ligament, cartilage injuries, rotator cuff tears and shoulder instability. He is the only orthopedist in the mid-valley performing all-arthroscopic shoulder surgery. He alone performs cutting-edge techniques in cartilage restoration and cartilage transplantation procedures. He is currently teaming with the Oregon Anesthesia Group to implement the Indwelling-Pain-Catheter program for outpatient painless surgery.
Dr. Pennington is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery and fellowship trained in sports medicine. Dr. Pennington’s past experience includes positions as team orthopedist for the Colorado Rockies, Chicago White Sox and the University of Arizona. He founded Samaritan Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Center and now with his partners, offers comprehensive orthopedic care.
Dr. Pennington serves as a master instructor in arthroscopic shoulder and knee surgery for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons at the Rosemont Orthopaedic Learning Center. He utilizes state-of-the-art surgical procedures to enhance rehabilitation and recovery after complex surgery.
Dr. Pennington enjoys the support of his family. He also enjoys golf, mountain biking and car restoration.