Dr. Scott Pennington DO

  • Anesthesiology Chesapeake, VA

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About

Dr. Scott Pennington, DO is a Doctor primarily located in Chesapeake, VA, with other offices in Virginia Beach, VA and Sacramento, CA. Their specialties include Anesthesiology. Dr. Pennington is affiliated with Naval Medical Center - Portsmouth, Sentara Norfolk Genl Hosp and Sutter General Hospital. They speak English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Scott Pennington has the following 1 specialty and 1 board certification.

Anesthesiology

Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.
Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.
Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.

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Locations & Directions

844 Battlefield Blvd N
Chesapeake, VA 23320

1181 First Colonial Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23454

3315 Watt Ave
Sacramento, CA 95821

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