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James B. Bennett, M.D.Hand Surgery, Wrist Surgery

James B. Bennett, M.D.

**Retired from active practice at Fondren Click here to be referred to another Fondren physician.

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Shriner's Hospital for Children
  • Texas Orthopedic Hospital

Board Certifications:

  • ABOS - ORS
  • Certified as having added qualifications in Surgery of the Hand


  • Undergraduate: University of Oklahoma 1965
  • Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine 1969
  • Residency: Upstate Medical Center New York at Syracuse 1971 - 1974
  • Fellowship: University of Louisville School of Medicine 1975


  • Gloria Gogola, M. D., Marybeth Ezaki, M. D., Scottn. Oishi, M. D., James B. Bennett, M.D., Idris Gharbaoui, M. D.,"Long Head of Triceps Muscle Transfer for Active Elbow Flexion in Arthrogryposis", Techniques in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery, pp 121-124 Volume 14, Number 2, June 2010
  • “Bilateral Ruptures of the distal biceps brachii tendon” Adam Schneider, M. D. J. Michael Bennett, M. D., Daniel P. O’Connor, Phd., Thomas Mehlhoff, M. D. James B. Bennett, M. D., Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, pp 804-807 Volume 18

Faculty Appointments

  • Clinical Professor Department of Plastic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Chief of Staff, Texas Orthopedic Hospital
  • Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas
  • Senior Attending, Orthopedic Surgery, The Methodist Hospital
  • Clinical Professor of Hand Surgery Service, Shiner's Children Hospital

Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • honorary member
  • Houston Orthopedic Society
  • International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hands
  • International Society of Orthopedic Surgery
  • peruvian orthopedic and traumatology society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Orthopedic Association
  • Texas Theumatism Association
  • Western Orthopedic Society


  • Mayor’s Volunteer Award, City of Houston 2008

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