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.

He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University. He earned his medical degree and completed his orthopedic 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 Orthopedic Surgery.

Originally from Lafayette, La he moved to Covington and attended St Paul’s School. He now resides in Covington with his wife, and new baby girl. When he isn’t helping patients get back to a health lifestyle, he enjoys spending time in the outdoors, home improvement projects, and spending time with his family.

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
  • Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Fellow
LSU Health Science Center
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Resident

LSU Health Science Center

  • Surgical Intern

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