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Joseph Bonvillain, M.D.

Covington Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Institute is excited to announce Dr. Joseph M. Bonvillain’s return to Covington, LA, as a fellowship trained orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon. Dr. Bonvillain is also board certified in orthopedic surgery.  

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.    

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.    

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 in Human Movement Science, Magna cum Laude
  • Minor in Biological Sciences



Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) – Board Eligible

  • Part 1 Written, Passed

Michigan Medical License

Louisiana Medical License



American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society




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