Dr. Benjamin Guevara, MD

Dr. Benjamin Guevara, MD

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39 y/o
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Dr. Benjamin Guevara, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Slidell, LA and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

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Dr. Guevara's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guevara treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Guevara treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guevara treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Guevara treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Steroid Injection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guevara performs Steroid Injection more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Guevara performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection

Dr. Guevara's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
ACL Surgery
Adhesive Capsulitis
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arm Surgery
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Arthroscopic Surgery
Ataxia
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Bunion
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
De Quervain's Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Humerus
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Heel Spur
Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthritis
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Cartilage Implantation
Knee Cartilage Repair
Knee Cartilage Treatment
Knee Deformity
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Injuries
Knee Joint - Varus Deformity
Knee Ligament Injuries
Knee Ligament Reconstruction
Knee Ligament Rupture
Knee Osteotomy
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Resurfacing
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Knee Tendinitis
Knee Tendon Repair
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neuroplasty
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Partial Shoulder Replacement
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pseudoarthrosis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Sever's Disease
Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
Shoulder Diseases
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Injuries
Shoulder Instability
Shoulder Labral Tear
Shoulder Pain
Shoulder Reconstruction
Shoulder Replacement
Shoulder Resurfacing
Shoulder Stabilizations
Shoulder Surgery
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Reconstruction
Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spondylitis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stem Cell Therapy
Steroid Injection
Stress Fracture of Foot
Synovial Biopsy
Systemic Chondromalacia
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wrist Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

A personalized approach to bone and joint issues using the latest proven techniques in a cooperative and joint effort between the physician and patient.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Rehabilitation Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

  • 2011
    The Andrews Institute
    Fellowship Hospital
    2011
  • 2010
    Campbell Clinic
    Residency Hospital
    2010
  • 2006
    University Of Tennessee
    Internship Hospital
    2006
  • 2005
    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School
    2005
  • 2001
    University of Virginia
    Undergraduate School
    2001

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Ochsner Director of Sports Medicine- North Shore, 2012

Media & Publications

  • Occupational Modifications to help with work -elated musculoskeltetal injuroes, 2012
  • Long term follow up of transtendinous repair of partial articular sided rotator cuff tears,
  • Prevalence of Associated Injuries in Pediatric Spine Fractures, 2010

Dr. Guevara's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Guevara

4.3

Based on 22 reviews

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I completely trust him I had both knees replaced by him this past year and 'm like a new woman! Thanks for your help.
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I don't go to Dr's very often. I'm cut from the put some dirt on it and walk it off cloth, so when I go its bad. The lady in the checkout line at the grocery talked to me more than this guy did. I left with no answers as to what's wrong with me or what I need to do or anything. Wasted my time...Read More
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I was very impressed by Dr. Guevara's professionalism and bedside manner. I would heartily recommend him to anyone looking for a good orhopedic surgeon. Unfortunately, I have been treated by several different orthopedic surgeons, and Dr. Guevara has helped me regain faith in orthopedic surgeons. ...Read More
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I injured my knee last week and was able to see Dr. Guevara quickly. He was polite, professional, and didn't rush out of the room like most doctors tend to do. He took his time to explain to meet what was wrong with my knee. I will definitely go back to him in the future.
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