Christopher Penton, MD


Christopher Penton, MD

Board Certified Primary Care Sports Medicine

Musculoskeletal Proficiency

  • Ultrasound-guided peripheral joint, tendon, bursa, muscle and fascia injections
  • Ultrasound-guided TMJ joint injections
  • Diagnostic Sports/MSK ultrasound
  • Fracture care and Casting (ActivArmor)
  • Concussion Management
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
  • Bone Marrow Aspirate (BMA)
  • TenJet & Tenex: Ultrasound-guided surgical percutaneous tenotomy for the definitive treatment of Tennis elbow, Golfers elbow, Gluteus medius tendinosis, Patellar/Quad tendinosis, Achilles, Plantar fasciitis and non-surgical rotator cuff tendinosis

Education & Training

  • Sports Medicine Fellowship, JPS Health, Arlington, TX, 2020-2021
  • Family Medicine Residency, JPS Health, Fort Worth, TX, 2020
  • Diagnostic Radiology Residency, BUMC, Dallas, TX, 2017
  • Internal Medicine Preliminary, BUMC, Dallas, TX, 2016
  • M.D., University of Mississippi, 2014
  • B.S. Biology, Mississippi College, 2009

Departmental Lecture Presentations

  • Osteonecrosis. Apr 2021
  • Strength Training. Mar 2021
  • Cardiac Response to Exercise, Acute and Chronic. Sports Medicine Fellowship. Mar 2021
  • Femur Fractures. Sports Medicine Fellowship. Jan 2021
  • Metacarpal Fractures. Sports Medicine Fellowship. Oct 2020
  • Acute Sports Trauma: Shoulder and Elbow. JPS Tuesday School Lecture for Upper Level Residents. Sept 2020.
  • Common radiographic findings of acute skeletal trauma: Upper Extremity. JPS Noon Conference; Dec 2018. Part 2, Mar 2019.

Professional Memberships

  • Picayune Chamber of Commerce Director, 2023-2026
  • AMSSM: American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • SOM: Southern Orthopedic Association
  • AIUM: American Institute for Ultrasound in Medicine
  • AAFP: American Academy of Family Physicians
  • ABFM: American Board of Family Physicians