Dr. George F Chimento, MD - Reviews

Orthopaedic Surgery Jefferson, LA

About Dr. George F Chimento MD

Dr. George F Chimento, MD is a doctor primarily located in New Orleans, LA, with other offices in New Orleans, LA and Jefferson, LA. They have 29 years of experience. Their specialties include Orthopedic Surgery.

Dr. Chimento has received 6 awards.

Locations

Dr. George F Chimento has 3 locations

Get Directions Ochsner Medical Center Jefferson Highway 1514 Jefferson Hwy Jefferson, LA 70121
Get Directions Ochsner Medical Center Orthopedics 1514 Jefferson Hwy Atrium Tower New Orleans, LA 70121
Get Directions Ochsner Medical Center 1514 Jefferson Hwy Jefferson, LA 70121

Specialties

Dr. George F Chimento has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

Orthopaedic Surgery
An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system, such as hip replacements and arthroscopic knee surgery.In addition to treating trauma to the musculoskeletal system, these doctors also deal with sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. George F Chimento has the following 16 expertise

  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Scoliosis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Joint Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Laminectomy
  • Arthroscopy
  • Bone Fracture
  • Hip Surgery
  • Herniated Disc
  • Wrist Injury
  • Knee Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Joint Pain/Swelling

Awards

6 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2013, 2014, 2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2014, 2015, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors (1)

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

Education

29 Years Experience

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Graduated in 1990

Lsu Health Sciences

Residency

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More about Dr. George F Chimento

Dr. Chimento joined the staff at Ochsner after completing fellowship training in total joint replacement at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. He brings with him the latest advances in hip and knee replacement, including computer-assisted surgery, hip resurfacing, and less invasive surgical techniques. He also performs ceramic and metal on metal total hip replacements which are at the forefront of current technology. Dr. Chimento graduated with honors from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1990. He then completed his internship and residency at Tulane University Medical Center. Following residency, he served four years in the U.S. Air Force at Barksdale Air Force Base, where he was Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for his contribution to the Air Force personnel at Barksdale. Upon completion of his Air Force commitment, Dr. Chimento became a fellow at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Chimento has published articles and given several presentations regarding hip and knee replacement surgery. His article on Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement is used to train other surgeons in the procedure. His other major interests are arthritis surgery, fractures around joint replacements (peri-prosthetic fractures) and arthroscopy. Dr. Chimento is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Professional society memberships include the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Mid-America Orthopaedic Society, Greater New Orleans Orthopedic Society, and the Louisiana Orthopedic Association. Dr. Chimento is married, and has two children. His interests include bicycling, spending time with his family, and enjoying New Orleans great restaurants.

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