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George F. Chimento, MD

System Chair, Orthopaedic Surgery at Ochsner Health
Accepting New Patients
George F. Chimento, MD
4.9 of 5 Stars
Based on 171 Patient Verified Ratings
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George F. Chimento, MD

System Chair, Orthopaedic Surgery at Ochsner Health
Accepting New Patients
Primary Location
Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans
1514 Jefferson Hwy 5th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70121

Biography

Dr. George Chimento is the system chair of orthopaedic surgery at Ochsner Health, and a professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Ochsner Clinical School - University of Queensland School of Medicine. His practice focuses on primary and revision hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. Chimento graduated with honors from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1990. He then completed his internship and residency at Charity Hospital and Tulane University Medical Center. Following residency, he served four years in the U.S. Air Force at Barksdale Air Force Base, where he was chief of orthopaedic surgery. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for his contribution to the Air Force personnel at Barksdale. Upon completion of his Air Force commitment, Dr. Chimento became a fellow in adult reconstruction and joint replacement at the Hospital for Special Surgery. He joined Ochsner in 2006.

While at Ochsner he has served on several committees and was section head of adult reconstruction/joint replacement from 2010 to 2014. In 2014, he was appointed chair of the orthopaedic department at Ochsner Medical Center and was named system chair in 2018.

Dr. Chimento is board certified and has published several peer-reviewed manuscripts. He has given numerous national and international presentations regarding hip and knee replacement surgery. His major research interests are focused on delivering sound value-based care. He serves on national committees, is on the editorial board of the Journal of Arthroplasty and is past president of the Louisiana Orthopaedic Association.

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Education and Training

Medical School

Georgetown University School of Medicine

Georgetown Univ. School of Medicine
Field of Study: No Value Specified

Internship

Tulane University School of Medicine - GME
Field of Study: Orthopaedics

Tulane University School of Medicine - GME
Field of Study: No Value Specified

Residency

Tulane University School of Medicine - GME
Field of Study: Orthopaedics

Tulane University School of Medicine - GME
Field of Study: Orthopaedic Surgery

Tulane University School of Medicine - GME
Field of Study: Orthopedic Surgery

Fellowship

Hospital for Special Surgery
Field of Study: Joint Replacement

Hospital for Special Surgery
Field of Study: Orthopedic Surgery

Thomas P. Sculco

Thomas P. Sculco, M.D.

Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery

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Ochsner Patient Verified Reviews

To obtain patient ratings and comments, we partner with Press Ganey, an independent patient satisfaction company that works with more than 26,000 healthcare organizations to improve the patient experience. These patient verified ratings are based on the “likelihood to recommend” physician scores on the nationally developed Medical Practice Survey. Actual top box results for this question are translated to a 1-5 scale, and the star scores are measured on that scale, with 5 being the best score.

February 2024

Excellent doctor! Always listens. Shows concerns.

February 2024

I was seen by a med student, resident and finally Dr Chimento. Visit was well organized and I got all of my questions answered.

February 2024

Dr Chimento is thorough and professional I'm extremely happy I chose Dr Chimento

February 2024

Very good

February 2024

Dr. Chimento is very caring and able to comfort me about my procedure.

January 2024

All is well!

January 2024

They bring the love to the environment. They make you feel relaxed and comfortable.

January 2024

Excellent

January 2024

Provider was not attentive with very little interaction

January 2024

AWESOME !!!

January 2024

All good!

January 2024

Dr. Chimento and staff are excellent.

December 2023

I appreciate Dr. Chimento's professionalism & knowledge. I know I chose the right doctor to do my left knee correction.

December 2023

I have prepared for this surgery for one and a half years. I feel that they have been preparing longer then me. We will be a great team.

November 2023

Excellent physician

November 2023

I felt very confident in my decision to schedule surgery

November 2023

My care provider was very informative about my concerns. He gave details as to my care.

November 2023

Talked about previous surgery and about left knee problem and care.

November 2023

Doctor George F Chimento is a caring surgeon and definitely makes me happy to have a doctor like himself along with the great staff.

October 2023

I would recommend Dr Chimento and Ochsner to everyone

October 2023

Dr. Chimento is excellent. He listens well and explains well. I feel very confident in the decisions we make together.

October 2023

I was very pleased with my overall visit!!!! The doctor was excellent!!!

September 2023

Best ortho experience in the city and I've been to many!

August 2023

Dr. Chimento is an excellent provider

August 2023

I was very satisfied with Dr Chimetto explanation of treatment.