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It is conveniently located at our Cedar Lake (Biloxi) and East Lake (Gautier) offices.


Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists LLC is the most trusted orthopaedic group in the region since 1981.

In 1981, Dr. John Drake ignited a visionary spark that set him on a mission to redefine healthcare for the community he loved. With unwavering determination and a deep commitment to community needs, Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists was brought to life. Today, our exceptional team has grown to include 17 highly skilled, board-certified physicians and 18 dedicated mid-level providers, all driven by a shared passion for delivering exceptional care to our community.

Welcome to a world where your orthopaedic needs are met with a servant heart! At Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists, our expertise spans a vast array of services, tailored to meet your unique needs. Whether it is hand & wrist, shoulder & elbow, foot & ankle, hip & knee, spine care, joint replacement, sports medicine, or non-operative treatments, we have got you covered!

But we do not stop there. Our commitment to excellence extends beyond diagnoses and treatments. We go the extra mile to complete your care journey. Experience our state-of-the-art Ambulatory Surgery Center, benefit from our advanced MRI Centers, unlock your potential with Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy, and find the right support through our Durable Medical Equipment services. We leave no stone unturned when it comes to providing comprehensive care ensuring your every need is met.

Accessibility is key, which is why we offer five convenient clinic locations, including two orthopaedic-only urgent care sites. We believe in being there for you when life takes unexpected turns. But what truly sets us apart is our compassionate staff and unparalleled commitment to blending cutting-edge technology with personalized care.

Our mission, “The One to Trust”, is not just a slogan – we are dedicated to creating an environment where trust thrives and healing flourishes. Experience the heart of who we are through our core values: Compassionate, Altruistic, Revolutionary, and Exceptional. When you choose Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists, you’re not just a patient; you’re a valued member of our Bienville family!

Serving the Mississippi Gulf Coast with 8 Locations