John L. Pennings, M.D., FACS, FASMBS
Dr. Pennings graduated from the University of Minnesota and completed his surgical residency and advanced laparoscopic surgery fellowship in Portland, Oregon. He is the founder and director of Surgical Bariatrics Northwest. In nearly 15 years of clinical experience, Dr. Pennings has performed well over 2000 advanced laparoscopic gastrointestinal procedures. He is a Board Certified Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons, an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and the Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. He is committed to surgical excellence and compassionate patient care.