Benjamin Hendy M.D.

Shoulder & Elbow Specialist & Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon located in Porterville, Reedley and Visalia, CA

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Benjamin A. Hendy, MD, is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon at Sequoia Institute for Surgical Services in Visalia, Porterville, and Reedley, California. Dr. Hendy takes a patient-centered approach to care, talking at length with his patients about their condition and treatment options. 

Dr. Hendy specializes in shoulder and elbow surgery and has advanced training in minimally invasive and open treatment of shoulder and elbow conditions. He also has expert training in shoulder replacement surgery. 

Dr. Hendy graduated from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, as a member of the Hampshire Honor Society for his academic performance and excellence in intercollegiate football. He went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

After medical school, Dr. Hendy completed his residency and fellowship training at the prestigious Rothman Orthopaedic Institute at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. During his residency, Dr. Hendy received the Everett J. Gordon Award for the chief resident demonstrating outstanding clinical achievement.

Throughout his fellowship training, Dr. Hendy learned the most advanced techniques in modern shoulder and elbow reconstructive and arthroscopic surgery from many of the world’s experts in orthopaedic surgery.

Dedicated to his profession, Dr. Hendy has authored and published several peer-reviewed articles and book chapters relating to shoulder and elbow conditions. He’s also presented his work to colleagues across the United States.

Dr. Hendy is a fellow member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). 

During his free time, Dr. Hendy enjoys hiking, camping, and traveling with his wife, and son.


Patient Reviews:

Mellisa B.

Dr. Hendy is great Orthopedic doctor.

He is very detail oriented and explains injury and what needs to be done for full healing and recovery. The office he works in is very nice and very busy. Dr. Hendy doesn’t rush his patients time and has a great compassion for his patients and their treatment and full recovery.


Melissa V. 

Dr Hendy was both personable & professional. He did an excellent job of explaining the diagnosis.


Stephen Y.

Had a great visit with Dr Hendy. He was very knowledgeable and I left the appointment feeling very reassured I had the right surgeon to take care of my surgery.


Melissa A.

Dr. Hendy was kind and accurately diagnosed and treated my elbow injury!

I would highly recommend him!


Cynthia B.

Dr. Hendy is excellent. Patient and knowledgeable and explains everything. I rated experience good instead of great because it is frequently difficult to get someone to talk to on the phone.