Dr. James Bennett Sr, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
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Age 63
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Dr. James Bennett Sr, MD
Dr. Bennett, a native of New Orleans, graduated from Tulane University School of Engineering in 1974 and Tulane University School of Medicine in 1978. His orthopaedic residency was at the University of North Carolina and included a year at the Alfred Dupont Institute followed by a fellowship at Scottish Rite Hospital / Emory in Atlanta, Georgia. Returning to New Orleans, Dr. Bennett is a Professor of Orthopaedics and Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedics. His specialty interests include scoliosis and spinal deformity, both operative and non-operative management. Dr. Bennett was the first in Louisiana to introduce minimally invasive thoracoscopic surgery in the treatment of scoliosis. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Board of Spine Surgeons. Awards National Institutes of Health 2R01 AR33616-04A1. "Computational Study of Bone Remodeling and Implants", Robert Hart, Ph.D, Ronald C. Anderson, Ph.D. and James T. Bennett, MD. 1989 - $472,858, approved, not funded. Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation Grant, "Assessment of Femoral Allografts by Dual-Photon Absorptiometry", James T. Bennett, MD., Kevin, A. Thomas, Ph.D. and Stephen D. Cook, Ph.D., 1991, $13,173.25. General Research Grant # 1100-0-09-120 "Measurement of Perfusion Pressure and Intraarticular Pressure of the Immature Hip with the Evaluation of Circulatory Patterns as Affected by Positioning and Vasoactive Drugs", James T. Bennett, MD, Ralf Stuecker, MD, 1990 - 1991. 1993 MAGIC Top Hat Award, Children's Hospital. Volunteer Recognition, United Cerebral Palsy of Greater New Orleans, June, 1996. Quarterback of the Year Award, Presented by the New Orleans Saints for outstanding volunteer service, 2001. 25 Best Doctors in New Orleans Magazine. August 2002. Outstanding Community Service Award, United Cerebral Palsy of Greater New Orleans, October 2002. Accessible Design Award: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and United Cerebral Palsy of Greater New Orleans, United Cerebral Palsy of America, Mobile, AL, May 2003. Selected Publications Castro, F.P.; Bennett, J.T.; Doulens, K.: An Epidemiological Perspective on Prophylactic Pinning in Patients with Unilateral Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 20(6):745-748, 2000. Stoecker, B.; Bennett, J.T.: Stress Fracture of the Talus Following Resection of a Talocalcaneal Coalition: A Case Report. Foot and Ankle International. 22:56-58, 2001. Bennett, J.T.; Winder, C.; Rice, J.; Smith, E.; Stuecker, R.D.: Arthrography In Legg Calve Perthes Disease. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Part B. 11(2):110-116, 2002. Willis J.; Bennett, J.T.; Rice J.; Davis A.; Morella A.: Forced Use Treatment of Childhood Hemiparesis. Pediatrics 110(1):94-96, 2002. Bennett JT; Warren FH; Mast MW; Mayo KA; Darling J: Nonunion of Femoral Neck Fracture and Trochanteric Osteotomy after a Pinned Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: A Case Report. Submitted, The American Journal of Orthopedics, May 2002. Bennett, J.T.; Heilig, M.R.; Matern R.V.; Rosenzweig, S.: Current Management of Idiopathic Clubfoot Questionnaire: A Multicentric Study. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 23(6):780-787, 2003. Dickson KF, Bennett JT; Warren FH; Mast MW; Mayo KA; Darling J: Nonunion of Femoral Neck Fracture and Trochanteric Osteotomy after a Pinned Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: A Case Report. The American Journal of Orthopedics, 32(11):551-555, 2003. Hale, S.S.; Bales, J.G.; Rosenzweig, S.; Daroca, P.; Bennett, J.T.: Bilateral patellar dislocation associated with alpha-mannosidase deficiency. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B, 15(3):215-219, 2006. Bennett, J.T.: Electrocautery Induced Asystole in a Scoliosis Patient with a Pacemaker. Submitted to: Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B, 2006. For more publications, please see the PubMed listing Learn more about the O-Arm Multi-Dimensional Surgery Imaging System

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Metairie, LA 70001

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Dr. James Bennett Sr, MD

Dr. James Bennett Sr, MD

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Spine Deformities
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more than 95% of peers
Scoliosis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 75% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Non-Surgical Orthopedics
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Kyphosis
  • Limb Pain
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Split Spinal Cord Malformation
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
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Procedures

  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery

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Education

  • Ttulane
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Alfred I. Dupont Hospital For Children
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Childrens Healthcare Of Atlanta-Scottish Rite
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Louisiana Best Doctors, 2009
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

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Dr. Bennett Sr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bennett Sr to family and friends
4.1
based on 13 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Bennett Sr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Church point, la |
There are no words to describe how my family feels about Dr Bennett. This man is so skilled, kind, compassionate and caring. My 12 year old grandchild had surgery July 31 2017. While in ICU during the times she woke she asked to see dr Bennett. Each time staff came in she declared: your NOT dr bennett I want dr bennett! immediately upon hearing this he went to her bed side. With tears in her eyes she said I just wanted to say thank you. ?? Dr bennett truly cares about his patients.
in Lafayette, LA |
Dr. Bennett is compassionate, thorough with his explanation as well as breaking down the information so that my 15 year old son could understand and visualize exactly what his scolisis diagnosis and treatment plan entails. He spent 10 extra minutes with me and my son reviewing his xrays and explaining in detail the positives for wearing his braces as directed and the negative possiblities if he doesn't wear brace as directed. I highly recommend Dr. Bennett and staff 100%!!! Very satisfied!!!
in Ocean Springs, MS |
I saw the above negative comment made about Dr. Bennet, pay no attention. We loved Dr. Bennett. He took his time with my son and was very thorough in his examination and annalysis of his x-rays. He explained the surgery in detail and gave us a folder of information about it. My son had his surgery last Monday (April 11th) and got home from the hospital yesterday. He is already walking around!!!!! He also gained 2 to 3 inches in height. In 6 months he will be fully healed.
in Ms |
I drove and hour to see him then I waited over 3 hours in a hot room with my 4 yro and 2 yro no air condition for him to walk in and say I can't do this today you can come back next week!!!!! All because his staff scheduled us wrong Needles to say I had a few words for him and have never returned. He might be a great surgeon but he is a horror of a human being.I would never subject my children to him again to many good doctors in the the area who know how to treat a person 0 stars I give !
Pre-Authorization for the visit had not been achieved: either by my office, the patient's doctor or the patient. I apologize if the error was on our part, but without authorization the patient would have been responsible for a bill that included xrays which are significantly more than the Tulane office visit charge.
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Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children
4700 South I-10 Service Road West
Metairie, LA 70001
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