J. Michael Bennett, M.D., is a highly respected second generation orthopedic surgeon serving the greater Houston and Sugarland areas. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery and fellowship trained in sports medicine and arthroscopy. Dr. Bennett completed his sports medicine fellowship working as a team physician for multiple sports franchises including the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Miami Hurricanes, Texas Southern University, and Florida International University.
Dr. Bennett specializes in the treatment of shoulder, elbow, and knee disorders, ligament reconstruction, as well as cartilage repair and restoration. He's had the honor of being selected by his peers as a Texas Super Doctor® for several years. His experience in treating a large number of cases in sports medicine helped earn him the distinguished Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine.
In addition to running a busy medical practice, Dr. Bennett serves as Chairman of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Multimedia Education committee and is the regional medical director for AngelMD which is a crowdfunding software platform connecting medical startups with physicians and healthcare professionals. He currently serves as a physician advisor at the Texas Medical Center Innovation Institute (TMCx) and has previously served as an expert consultant to medical industry and healthcare startups.
Dr. Bennett continues to be involved in orthopedic research and instruction. He has a number of presentations and publications to his credit. He has served as a volunteer and clinical instructor for Shriners Hospital for Children and the University of Texas Houston.
Dr. Bennett serves on the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons and is a member of several medical societies including:
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
- American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
- Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
- International Society of Knee Surgery, Arthroscopy, and Orthopedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
- Texas Medical Association
- Harris County Medical Society