Karen Pennington, M.D., Hospitalist

Dr. Pennington is an experienced physician with Baptist’s hospitalist program. Hospitalists such as Dr. Pennington are physicians who are exclusively devoted to caring for patients while they are in the hospital. They work with primary care physicians and specialists to provide skilled and compassionate care throughout a hospital stay.

Medical Education
University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Jackson, MS

Residency
Internal Medicine
University Hospital
Jackson, MS

Board Certifications
Internal Medicine
Professional Memberships
Southern Medical Society
Escambia Medical Society

Clinical Specialties
Internal Medicine

Additional Information
Hospitalists are available 24 hours a day and seven days a week to provide patients with ongoing and immediate care in the hospital. They assess and treat medical conditions, coordinate hospital care and may consult specialists to assist with patient care as needed. They do not accept appointments.