Joseph Bonvillain, M.D.

Dr. Joseph M. Bonvillain joined Covington Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Institute in 2016 as a fellowship trained orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon. ‘Dr. Bonvillain provides comprehensive nonsurgical and surgical approaches to general orthopedics with a focus in 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.

Dr. Joseph M. Bonvillain originally grew up in Lafayette, LA, and later moved to Covington where he graduated from St. Paul’s School. He received a bachelor’s of science degree from Louisiana State University. He earned his medical degree and completed his orthopaedic residency training at LSU Health Science Center in Shreveport. He then went on to complete a fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at St. Joseph’s Mercy Oakland/Michigan International Foot and Ankle Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Procedures :

  • Total Ankle Replacement
  • Foot and Ankle Fusion
  • Reconstruction of Flatfoot/Cavus Deformity
  • Bunion/Hammertoe Correction
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Ankle Ligament Repair and Reconstruction
  • Tendon Repair and Reconstruction
  • Post-traumatic Reconstruction of the Foot and Ankle
  • Fractures of the Foot and Ankle


St. Joseph’s Mercy Oakland/Michigan International Foot and Ankle Center       

  • Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Fellow

LSU Health Science Center

  • Orthopaedic Surgery Resident

LSU Health Science Center

  • Surgical Intern

LSU Health Science Center-School of Medicine

  • Medical Doctorate

Louisiana State University    

  • Bachelor of Science



Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Michigan Medical License

Louisiana Medical License



American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society




Same Day Appointment

19343 Sunshine Ave., Covington, LA 70433
2520 Harvard Ave. #2b, Metairie, LA 70001
Office Hours - 8am - 5pm Monday thru Friday
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