Dr. Mark Hontas, MD

Dr. Mark Hontas, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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66 y/o
(27)

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Dr. Mark Hontas, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Covington, LA. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 38 years. Dr. Hontas is affiliated with Southern Surgical Hospital, Fairway Medical Surgical Hospital and St. Tammany Parish Hospital.

Bone & Joint Clinic

71211 Highway 21 Ste A

Covington, LA 70433
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Dr. Hontas' Experience

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • University Of Florida-Gainesville
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Charity Hospital and Medical Center Of La At No
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Tulane University School Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hontas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hontas to family and friends
4.4
based on 27 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Hontas Says:

Thank you for taking the time to visit my Healthgrades profile to share your opinion. I value your input. Hearing from patients like you helps me examine how I come across as a caregiver and physician. It helps me improve my interactions with patients and ultimately the patient experience in my office. Please contact my office manager at 985-893-9922 if you'd like to discuss your experience in more detail.

 

Dr. Hontas' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
Lacombe, LA |
I dreaded knee replacement surgery so I avoided treatment and took increasing levels of pain killers until I caused stomach bleeding. Realizing that I had to get the knee taken care of, I found Dr Mark Hontas. Because of the amount of pain, he also thought that I needed replacement surgery, but sent me for an MRI. The MRI showed the meniscus was badly torn and had wedged into the knee joint. The excruciating pain I'd suffered was gone overnight after arthroscopic surgery to clean up the knee!
in Covington, LA |
Extremely competent surgeon with great patient rapport and an easygoing, friendly manner that ease your fears before potentially frightening procedures. His office schedules appointments and answers all of my questions in a very prompt manner. I have had both knees and one hip replaced by this doctor, and I pray that he is still practicing when it is time to replace my other hip! He has definitely improved my quality of life after years of very painful osteoarthritis.
in Carriere, MS |
My family and I have been going to Dr. Hontas for almost 30 years and we love him! He has done surgery on both my knees and my husband's shoulder, along with treating a number of other breaks that my children and I have experienced over the years. He is always in a good mood and joking with us all the time. I have never seen him in a bad mood!
Covington, La |
Dr. Mark is such a caring & friendly Doctor. I recommend him to anyone needing a knowledgeable and experienced orthopedist. The staff at his office is very helpful and caring also.
in Franklinton, LA |
Had virtually NO wait time to see Dr. Mark Hontas. He reviewed my MRI and other reports, asked his nurse to do an X-Ray of my hips, I was led back to the room in which I started out. The doctor IMMEDIATELY came in to review my results. I was SO PLEASED to hear that my 6 months of pain could be relieved by only a couple of Cortisone shots. Waiting room spacious, nice magazines (doctor even GAVE me one that I was interested in!) Certainly would recommend this physician to anyone!
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Dr. Hontas accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Tricare
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Tricare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

Hospitals where Dr. Hontas has admitting privileges

St. Tammany Parish Hospital
1202 S Tyler St
Covington, LA 70433
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Southern Surgical Hospital
1700 Lindberg Dr
Slidell, LA 70458
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Fairway Medical Surgical Hospital
67252 Industry Ln
Covington, LA 70433
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