Dr. James C. Bienvenu, MD

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Dr. James C. Bienvenu, MD

Gastroenterology | Male

Acadiana Gastroenterology Associates 439 Heymann Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70503 Get Directions
(337) 269-0963

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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.Read more

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A Lafayette native, James C. Bienvenu is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Zerben Bienvenu. A summa cum laude graduate...Read more

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectal-Colon Bleeding
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

Procedures Performed

  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

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Education

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Lsu School Med

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    University Mc

    Completed in 1986

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Tampa Hosp/U South Fla

    Completed in 1989

  • Undergraduate School
    Lsu

    Graduated in 1979

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Bienvenu says...

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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Dr. Bienvenu's Care Philosophy

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.