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About Dr. James M Bennett MD
Dr. James M Bennett, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Houston, TX, with another office in Sugar Land, TX. He has 20 years of experience. His specialties include Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Bennett is affiliated with CHI St. Luke's Health - Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center. He speaks English.
Dr. James M Bennett has 2 locations
Dr. James M Bennett has the following 2 specialties
- Sports Medicine
A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.
- Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. James M Bennett has the following 15 expertise
- Bone Fracture
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Joint Replacement
- Herniated Disc
- Knee Surgery
- Wrist Injury
- Sports Medicine
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Joint Pain/Swelling
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Dr. James M Bennett is Board Certified in 2 specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Self-verified patient of Dr. James M Bennett - Posted on March 11th, 2019
Went to see Dr. Bennett ONLY because of his amazing reviews. I didnt have as good of an outcome. Went to see him almost two weeks ago for my constant shoulder pain. He gave me an injection which did nothing for the pain! Told me to go to PT.of his choice! Called him back that following Monday, his nurse said "he's out today, IF he call in ill give him the message". Well i guess he's still out, because as of today, i still haven't heard back from him or his nurse!! Im glad I found another Dr. that cares!
Self-verified patient of Dr. James M Bennett - Posted on April 23rd, 2017
Dr. Bennet is great but office staff is awful
Self-verified patient of Dr. James M Bennett - Posted on January 27th, 2015
Dr. Bennet himself is outstanding but his office staff is a bunch of disorganized dingbats. It's next to impossible to get someone on the phone or a call back and there's no follow thru. A simple billing issue took 4 months to straighten out and the post op rehab equipment I needed was never ordered. Not to mention when they put you on hold for 15 plus minutes the music is tortuous. ;)
Self-verified patient of Dr. James M Bennett - Posted on February 19th, 2014
Dr. Bennett did my husband's shoulder surgery and my knee surgery in the same year. Not only did he do an excellent job with our surgeries, but we were both very surprised with the level of interest he showed well after the surgery was complete. I had my other knee operated on by a different doctor years before who acted like I was bothering him before, during, and after the surgery. Dr. Bennett and Maggie, his PA, both showed actual concern for our progress. They were very hands-on, helpful with suggestions on how to recover faster, and it was vitally important to them that we recovered fully. His office staff is knowledgeable and friendly, the wait time is minimal, and you have their full attention while you are being examined. Making an appointment with him is extremely fast and easy. I would highly recommend Dr. Bennett to anyone who needed an orthopedic surgeon.
Self-verified patient of Dr. James M Bennett - Posted on August 22nd, 2012
Dr. Bennett was excellent! He truly cares that you are given the best treatment possible and does everything possible to ensure a full reovery. He is calm, reassuring, and spends as much time necessary answering your questions openly and honestly. The surgery appears to be flawless and recovery went exactly as he planned! He's the best!
Patients' Choice Award (2015)
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.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
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.
Dr. Bennett is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
20 Years Experience
University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1999
Dr. James M Bennett Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
- BCBS TX BlueChoice
- BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana HMO
- Humana HMO Premier
- Humana National HMO
- Humana National POS
Imagine Health - SmartCare
- Imagine Health SmartCare
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. James M Bennett
Dr. J. Michael Bennett is recognized by his patients and peers as one of the best Houston orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine physicians and has been named to Texas Super Doctors®. Doctor Bennett serves patients from Katy, Richmond, Sugar Land and all over Metro Houston and surrounding counties from offices on Sweetwater Boulevard near First Colony Mall in Sugar Land and in the Galleria area of Houston. He is a Board Certified orthopedic surgeon, he's Fellowship Trained in sports medicine, and completed a fellowship accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. He's also earned the Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in sports medicine. Dr. Bennett specializes in treating injuries and issues affecting the elbow, shoulder, knee, and certain hand and wrist injuries. He is trained and experienced in using the most advanced medical procedures and technologies and favors non-surgical or minimally invasive and arthroscopic treatments whenever possible. Doctor Bennett holds staff appointments to the best hospitals and surgical centers in the Houston area, including Texas Orthopedic Hospital in Downtown Houston, several hospitals in Sugar Land, and Oakbend Medical Center in Richmond. Dr. Bennett is focused on the care and education of his patients. He thoroughly explains options and procedures, and he wants his patients to be comfortable with the medical decisions they make. He recommends that his patients seek second opinions whenever that will help them feel more confident about their treatment choices, and Doctor Bennett provides second opinions to the patients of other Houston orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine physicians. Dr. Bennett is on the volunteer faculty of the UT Medical School as well as the Shriners Hospital for Children. He is also a presenter at the Baylor College of Medicine. He's proficient in the most advanced orthopedic procedures including carticel transplant and the Tommy John elbow procedure.
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