Dr. Jonathan Foret, board-certified orthopedic doctor & surgeon at Imperial Health Center for Orthopaedics in Louisiana

Jonathan L. Foret, M.D., is originally from Lake Charles, Louisiana. Dr. Foret is a graduate of St. Louis High School. He earned his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University and his Medical Degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, where he served as President of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of South Carolina Greenville Health System University Medical Center in Greenville, South Carolina. In Greenville, he worked closely with the renowned sports medicine group of Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas. During his residency, Dr. Foret also was involved in numerous research studies including presentations on research of platelet rich plasma (PRP) use in total knee replacement and pediatric musculoskeletal infections.

Dr. Foret is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a member of the LSUHSC medical alumni board and currently serves as the chairman of the Surgery Department at Christus St. Patrick Hospital. He joined the Center for Orthopaedics in 2012. He treats orthopaedic conditions of the upper and lower extremities, including arthritis, tendonitis, and fractures. He performs arthroscopic surgery and total joint replacement. He is a certified surgeon for the Mako Robotic assisted joint replacement system. He also has a special interest in cartilage preservation and restoration procedures involving the knee.

Dr. Foret’s areas of specialization include:

  • General orthopaedics and fracture management
  • Pediatric fracture treatment
  • Sports medicine
  • ACL reconstruction
  • Arthritis treatment
  • Sprains of the upper and lower extremities
  • Fractures of the upper and lower extremities
  • Hip fracture treatment
  • Geriatric fracture management
  • Meniscus repair
  • Knee cartilage restoration
  • Total joint replacement (hip and knee)
  • Robotic-assisted hip and knee replacement
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Tennis elbow

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