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J. Michael Bennett, MD

General Orthopedic Care, Knee Surgery,
Shoulder Surgery, Sports Medicine

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4690 Sweetwater Blvd
Suite 240
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Phone: (281) 633-8600
Fax: (281) 633-0883

915 Gessner Road
Suite 470
Houston, Texas 77024
Phone: (713) 722-7454
Fax: (713) 932-6056


  • Undergraduate: University of Texas 1993
  • Medical School: The University of Louisville School of Medicine 1999
  • Residency: Baylor College of Medicine 2004
  • Fellowship: UHZ Sports Medicine Institute - University of Miami 2005

About the Provider

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

Dr. Bennett sees patients that are age 14 and up.


  • General Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Open and Arthroscopic Surgery of the Shoulder
  • Elbow and Knee
  • Hand and Wrist


  • Bennett JM, Melhoff T, O’Conner DJ, “Reconstruction of the Medial Collateral Ligament of the Elbow”, Hand Surg 2009; 34A:1729-1733
  • Bennett JM, Schneider A, Melhoff T, Bennett JB, "Risk Factors for Bilateral Ruptures of the Distal Biceps Brachii Tendon", J Shoulder and Elbow 2009; 18: 804-807

Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • International Society of Knee Surgery
  • Texas Medical Association