Meet Our Surgeons

Frederick S. Bennett, M.D.


  • Orthopaedic Trauma
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • After-injury Conditions
  • General Orthopaedics

(4.8 of 5) - 195 Reviews
June 11, 2020
5/ 5stars
I am very thankful that the night of my head on car accident Dr. Bennit was working in the trauma unit that night. He was a very good surgeon. I remember laying in that bed for a month and I am walking and have use of my rt. hand. and my lungs are much better. I am blessed that DrBennit put me back together and still sees me as a patient in his office. Thank you,Janice Millard
May 5, 2020
5/ 5stars
Excellent! He’s a great Dr. and the surgery on my elbow was a success! I would recommend him to everyone!
May 4, 2020
5/ 5stars
Great experience! The Dr. was very good and helpful!
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Dr. Frederick S. Bennett is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, with subspecialty interest and fellowship training in orthopaedic trauma. He completed residency training at Los Angeles County- Harbor UCLA Medical Center in 1987, followed by an additional year of fellowship training in the treatment of complex fractures at Cooper Hospital in Camden, New Jersey in association with the University of Pennsylvania. He next spent four years in private practice at the University of Tennessee’s Level 1 Trauma Center in Knoxville before relocating to Santa Rosa in 1997.

Since coming to Santa Rosa, Dr. Bennett has been one of the major participants in Sonoma County’s regional trauma system and is part of the Orthopaedic Trauma Team at SRO. Dr. Bennett regularly manages complex musculoskeletal injuries including pelvic and hip socket fractures and complex multiple fractures of the upper and lower extremities. He also treats malunions, nonunions, deformities, arthritis and other painful conditions that result after injuries. In addition to treating fractures and other emergency problems, Dr. Bennett has cared for general orthopaedic conditions throughout his career including arthritis, sport and work injuries and nerve entrapment problems.

Dr. Bennett respects how potentially complex some orthopaedic conditions can be and often requests the help of other highly skilled orthopaedic sub specialist in the Bay Area, including other physicians of Santa Rosa Orthopaedics. He appreciates what a serious undertaking surgery is for patients, and will recommend surgery only when it is clearly the best option. The individual’s lifestyle, activity, goals, family, social and occupational commitments are always taken into consideration when making treatment recommendations.