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Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists

The One To Trust

A history of excellence by a renowned team of physicians has made Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists the largest and most TRUSTED provider of orthopaedic care on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Our dedication to providing exceptional care is exemplified by our board-certified physicians, whose goal has always been to promote an active, healthy lifestyle through the use of the latest medical technology and the most innovative treatments and programs. Our physician subspecialties at Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists include hand, shoulder, spine, joint replacements, sports medicine, as well as non-operative treatment and care. Our commitment to our community began in 1981 and we are truly dedicated to being the best and most TRUSTED total orthopaedic resource to our patients - today and tomorrow. Our years of unwavering devotion, compassion and commitment to the needs of our patients have marked a tradition of TRUST at Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists. Our tradition is based on caring and healing, where the TRUST of our patients has been earned.

This is what we do. This is who we are.

Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists The One To Trust

Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists, LLC is a provider of orthopaedic care services for patients on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. The practice has grown to 12 physicians. Eleven have admitting privileges at five local hospitals. Our physicians offer the most up-to-date technology while maintaining personalized care. Our dedicated staff at all five of our locations work hard to create a comforting atmosphere and an environment conducive to healing.

OUR MISSION: Bienville Orthpaedic Specialists is committed to providing the Mississippi Gulf Coast with the highest quality health care through compassion, technology and education.

STATEMENT OF VALUES: We will take responsibility for excellence, and superior service by seeking to serve all. Our performance will be extraordinary and compassionate and be based on teamwork.

SPECIALTY CENTERS: We have specialty programs such as Hand Center of Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists, Sports Medicine Center of Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists, Osteoporosis Centerof Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists, Spine of Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists, Total Joint Replacement of Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists, Rehabilitation Center of of Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists. Our services also include Workers' Compensaion, MRI services and EMG/NCS services.

We look forward to having the opportunity to work with you, and to helping you achieve your best possible musculoskeletal health.

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Members in the Group

John Kirk Drake, MD
Fellow of the AAOS
Total Joint Surgery

Charles J Winters, MD
Fellow of the AAOS
Spine Surgery

Jeffrey D Noblin, MD
Fellow of the AAOS
Sports Medicine

George T Salloum, MD
Fellow of the AAOS
General Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine

Eric D Washington, MD
Fellow of the AAOS
General Orthopaedics

Donnis K Harrison, MD
Fellow of the AAOS
Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

Henry T Leis, MD
Fellow of the AAOS
Hand surgery

Yekaterina Karpitskaya, MD
Fellow of the AAOS
General Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine

Joel A Tucker, MD
Fellow of the AAOS

Daniel Allen Wittersheim, MD
Fellow of the AAOS
Orthopaedic Surgery, Adult Reconstructive Surgery

Bernard J. Meadows, DPM
Podiatric Surgery

Matthew Lewis, MD
Member of the AAOS
Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Christopher A Burks, MD
Member of the AAOS
Orthopedic Surgery and Spine Surgery

Jason Lowery, PA-C

Benjamine P. Watts, PA-C

J. Michael Martin, DNP, DCNP

Deborah Thompson-Spencer, CFNP

Duc Vinh Nguyen, CFNP

Stephel L. Ryder, PA-C

Nicole L. Johnson, CFNP

Additional Staff

Dean Thigpen, CPA, CMPE
Chief Executive Officer

Anne Cox
Director of Operations

Contact Information

Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists 6300 East Lake Boulevard Suite 201 Vancleave, MS USA 39565 View map Phone 2282062663 Fax 2282062663
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