Dr. James Bienvenu, MD

Dr. James Bienvenu, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. James Bienvenu, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1982 and specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

439 Heymann Blvd

Lafayette, LA 70503

Contact Information

(337) 269-0963

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Benefit Management
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Gilsbar 360
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bienvenu performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Diarrhea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Bienvenu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bienvenu "A Lafayette native, James C. Bienvenu is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Zerben Bienvenu. A summa cum laude graduate from the University of Southwestern Louisiana, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry. Dr. Bienvenu ranked first in his class of 100 at Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. He completed his clinical years at the Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Upon graduating medical school, he completed a General Surgery internship at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Bienvenu later completed an Internal Medicine residency at University Medical Center in Lafayette, Louisiana. Selected for a fellowship under Dr. Worth Boyce with the Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, Dr. Bienvenu received extensive training in all cognitive and endoscopic aspects of Gastroenterology. Board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology by The American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Bienvenu served as an instructor at University Medical Center and as Chairman of Medicine at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center. He has been deemed one of the top Gastroenterology Physicians in the State of Louisiana by Louisiana Life Magazine. Dr. Bienvenu has been in private practice in Lafayette, Louisiana, since 1989. He joined Acadiana Gastroenterology Associates in 1996. Dr. Bienvenu currently provides service to his patients at Acadiana Endoscopy Center, Lafayette General Medical Center, and Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center. He is a member of the Lafayette Parish Medical Society, Louisiana State Medical Society, Louisiana Gastroenterology Society, American Gastroenterological Association, and American College of Gastroenterology."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bienvenu "The shared vision of the physicians and staff of Acadiana Gastroenterology Associates and Acadiana Endoscopy Center is to provide unified, professional, and compassionate care with uncompromising excellence. While striving for continuous improvement in our services, we seek to provide exceptional care with a positive attitude in a comfortable environment, focusing on the highest standards of patient satisfaction and care in the field of Gastroenterology and Hepatology."

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

86  Conditions Treated

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22  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Lsu
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Lsu School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Tampa Hosp/U South Fla
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bienvenu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bienvenu's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bienvenu to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Bienvenu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Nearly a month between MRI/CT imaging, and office visit to review. He did not seem very interested in solving the problems my wife was having with bloating and abdominal pain. He lectured her to stop smoking, then dropped out of sight. Eight months later, after two ER visits, a sharp ER doctor...more
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Dr. Bienvenu has an incredible bedside manner. His staff at the clinic and endoscopy center are top notch. With such a sensitive and testing, you can fully trust Dr. Bienvenu and his staff. We have to travel out of town for our daughter's Ulcerative Colitis and I have always dreaded the day we...more
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Too busy performing procedures with little office time to discuss results with patients.
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