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Dean Pennington II, PA-C

    "Dr. Merrick and I have created a fantastic partnership. We push each other each day to produce unparalleled outcomes."

    Dean Pennington II, PA-C

    Physician Assistant


    Clinic Address: 3414 Golden Road, Tyler, Texas 75701
    Phone: (903) 939-7500
    Patient Appointment: (903) 939-7501

    Dean has been living in Tyler since 1998. In 2016, he began working with Dr. Michael Merrick. They have created a strong partnership focusing on all aspects of patient care.

    Before moving to Tyler, in 1998, Dean completed his Physician Associate training program from the University of Oklahoma Medical school.

    Prior to becoming a physician assistant, Dean was a Warrant Officer and AH-64 Apache helicopter Pilot in the United States Army. He served for 9 ½ years worldwide, including desert Strom.

    Mr. Pennington lives in Lindale, Texas with his wife of 17 years, Djuana Pennington R.N., and their four children. Dean is happy to be a part of East Texas. He plays a large role in the New Baptist Church and as a Webelo scout leader.

    National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

    Initial 1998 through 2018


    Texas Academy of Physician Assistants

    American Academy of Physician Assistants

    Bachelor of Science, Physician Associate,

    1998 University of Oklahoma Medical School


    Bachelor of Science, Aeronautics,

    1994 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University