Dr. Penton earned his undergraduate degree at The University of Notre Dame and earned his medical degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Medicine. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency through Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and went on to complete an Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine Fellowship and has worked extensively with collegiate and high school athletes. In addition, he has experience as a sideline physician during numerous sporting events and also has been involved in Louisiana State University-led orthopaedic sports medicine research.
As a sports medicine specialist, Dr. Penton treats a variety of injuries to the shoulders, hips, knees and elbows. In addition to traditional surgical techniques, he is highly skilled in arthroscopy—
“From weekend warriors to athletes, I have a passion for helping my patients get back to doing what they love and restoring their quality of life,” Dr. Penton affirms.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Penton, please call (225) 686-4900 in Livingston or (985) 370-5656 in Ponchatoula.
About North Oaks Health System
North Oaks Health System is a community-based hospital organization with nearly 3,000 employees, physicians and volunteers, serving the Florida Parishes since 1960. Facilities include the 259-bed North Oaks Medical Center, 27-bed North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital, North Oaks Heart Health Center (located within North Oaks Medical Center), North Oaks Diagnostic Center, North Oaks-Livingston Parish Medical Complex, North Oaks Hospice Agency, North Oaks Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, Magnolia Obstetrics & Gynecology, North Oaks Cardiology, North Oaks ENT & Allergy, North Oaks Family Medicine Clinic, North Oaks Primary Care Clinics, North Oaks Multispecialty Group, North Oaks Neurology Clinic, North Oaks Occupational Health Services Clinic, North Oaks Orthopaedic Specialty Center, North Oaks Pulmonology, North Oaks Specialty Clinic, North Oaks Walk-In Clinics and Northshore Internal Medicine Associates. For more information, please visit our website at www.northoaks.org or call (985) 230-6647 or (225) 686-4800.
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North Oaks Health System is a community-based hospital organization with nearly 3,000 employees, physicians and volunteers, serving the Florida Parishes of Louisiana since 1960.