Dr. Joseph Bonvillain, MD

Dr. Joseph Bonvillain, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  

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Dr. Joseph Bonvillain, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 2 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic foot & ankle surgery.

Covington Orthopedics

19343 Sunshine Ave

Covington, LA 70433
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Gilsbar 360
  • Priority Health
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Limb Pain
more than 42% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bonvillain "Dr. Joseph M. Bonvillain provides comprehensive nonsurgical and surgical approaches to the treatment of foot and ankle problems. When surgery is indicated, he utilizes a full complement of both traditional and newer surgical techniques to treat a vast array of sports injuries, foot deformities, trauma, and arthritis of the foot and ankle."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Bonvillain does not have any board certifications listed.

20  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Bone Disorders
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • High Arch
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

15  Procedures

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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.


  • Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • St Josephs Mercy Oakland
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Bonvillain has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Bonvillain has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bonvillain's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bonvillain to family and friends
6 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bonvillain's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I was referred to Dr. Bonvillain by another orthopedist after I didn't get better with bracing and therapy. I was told by another doctor that "nothing was wrong". He was able to diagnose my problem and was very open in discussing all my options. Excellent bedside manner! We did surgery and cannot...more
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I would absolutely recommend Dr. Bonvillain. I had a severe ankle injury that required surgery and several months of rehab. Not only is he an incredibly talented surgeon but compassionate and easy to talk to and understand. I have been a patient for 7 months and can honestly say I have never...more
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Dr. Bonvillain took care of my 5 year old son who dislocated his finger after a baseball game. He was so kind and compassionate. He spent a lot of time with us going over his xrays, educating us on his injury, and how to prevent it further more. For a child it can be very scary to go to the doctor...more
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He is kind, compassionate, and took the time to make sure I understood what was going on and what my treatment plan was. I would highly recommend him to anyone. Thanks Dr. B.
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I exhausted all of my sick/vacation days. I wasn't quite (physically) ready to assume my job duties. Doctor wrote light duty instructions but there is no such thing for a custodian. I can't return until the 04/30/2018. Guidelines for this process vary depending on the company. He refused to fill...more
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