Dr. Pennywell is originally from Keithville, LA. He earned degrees in music and biochemistry at Centenary College in Shreveport, LA. He completed medical school and general surgery residency at LSU Medical School in Shreveport, and then completed a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at UPMC in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Pennywell’s professional interests are coronary revascularization, surgical treatment of structural heart disease including TAVR procedures, treatment of aortic pathology, and peripheral vascular surgery. While he enjoys devoting some of his spare time to running, hiking, fishing, and playing his cello, his favorite activity outside of work is spending time with his wife and daughters.
David Pennywell, MD