Benjamin Guevara, MD

Physician Vice-Lead, North Shore Orthopedics

Dr. Guevara was born and raised on the Northshore. He went to undergraduate at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and earned a double major with a BA in American Government and Biology. He then came back home to Louisiana, and he attended medical school at the LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. He was accepted in to the AOA Honor Society. He then earned a residency at the famed Willis Campbell Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee. He finished his 5 years of residency and decided to further his education by completing a Sports Medicine Fellowship under the world-renowned physician Dr James Andrews at the Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Florida. He gained experience in treating athletes of all ages from elementary school to retirees. He helped treat some of the best athletes around the world from the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, as well as numerous colleges. He then returned home to the Northshore and joined Ochsner in Slidell. He took over management of the Sports Medicine program and helps provide on and off field coverage for almost all local high schools in St. Tammany Parish. He is board certified by ABOS and is a member of numerous orthopedic societies and helps with training some of the medical students, residents, and fellows of the Ochsner program.

Dr. Guevara enjoys the opportunity to help get people back to the sports, habits and hobbies that they enjoy. He takes pride in restoring function and quality of life to those who have been hurting. He appreciates the privilege of caring for the people of southern Louisiana and Mississippi. He uses state of the art techniques and materials to provide the best care possible in a friendly and cooperative atmosphere. He tries to be as expedient and efficient as possible because your time is valuable but still answer all questions and engage in shared decision making as to your personalized care. He sees patients in Slidell and Covington. He specializes in the care of the shoulder and knee, but treats problems of all bones and joints.

On a personal side, Dr Guevara and his wife, Amy, are the proud parents of two children. They are actively involved as members of Church of the King in Mandeville. He enjoys staying active through triathlons, Cross fit, and golf. He enjoys reading and is a HUGE LSU and Saints fan.

Medical School

Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans

Residency

University of Tennessee /Campbell Clinic in Memphis, TN

Fellowship

Andrews-Paulos Research and Education Institute in Gulf Breeze, FL

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