Philip B. Fontenot, MD

Philip B. Fontenot, MD

Joint Replacement

Board Eligible in Orthopedic Surgery

Blue Ridge Region

Asheville - Livingston
Asheville - McDowell

Dr. Philip Fontenot is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in adult reconstruction and joint replacement with an emphasis on robotics and navigation.

At Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Dr. Fontenot earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences. Staying in Louisiana, he moved to New Orleans, where he obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree at Louisiana State University Health New Orleans School of Medicine. He then completed an orthopedic surgery residency at the University of South Florida Health Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida. Pursuing an additional year of extensive training, Dr. Fontenot completed an adult reconstruction fellowship at The CORE Institute in Phoenix, Arizona.

Putting an emphasis and value on long-lasting relationships, Dr. Fontenot believes in knowing his patients on a personal level to provide them with the treatment that best suits them.

When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Fontenot stays active in the outdoors by biking, hiking, and climbing. He also enjoys cooking as well as playing golf and tennis.


  • Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2011
  • Doctor of Medicine: Louisiana State University Health New Orleans School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2015
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: University of South Florida Health Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida 2015-2020
  • Adult Reconstruction Fellowship: The CORE Institute, Phoenix, Arizona 2020-2021


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association

EmergeOrtho: Blue Ridge Region Welcomes Fellowship-Trained Total Joint Replacement Expert Dr. Philip Fontenot

Blue Ridge Region

Philip B. Fontenot, M.D., fellowship-trained total joint replacement surgeon, is joining EmergeOrtho: Blue Ridge Region.

Dr. Philip Fontenot Featured for Performing Mako Robotic Assisted Hip Replacement

Blue Ridge Region

Dr. Philip Fontenot was recently featured by WLOS News 13 in Asheville, NC for his use of the Mako SmartRobotic System for total hip replacement surgery.

Dr. Fontenot was friendly, courteous, confident, and knowledgeable. He explained my condition and answered all my questions. A+

William A


Excellent experience. Dr. Fontenot was very professional and knowledgeable. He answered all my questions satisfactorily and gave me plenty of time to ask questions. His assistant was very professional. I was taken in on time, and the visit went very smoothly. Thank you!

Debbie T


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