A Lafayette native, Dr. Bennett Fontenot is a double board-certified plastic surgeon who has been in clinical practice in Louisiana since 2015. He specializes in a wide range of aesthetic face, breast, and body procedures, including complex breast and full-body reconstruction. Dr. Fontenot strives to provide a positive aesthetic journey for patients by offering expert guidance, thoroughly answering their questions, and delivering optimal outcomes using the most advanced surgical techniques.
“I’m committed to delivering exceptional results, but I’m also invested in the patient experience itself. I prioritize taking the time to make sure you feel comfortable and empowered, answering your questions and ensuring your wants and needs are accounted for.”
– Dr. Fontenot
Education & Training
Dr. Fontenot earned his medical degree at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans after obtaining his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from LSU in Baton Rouge. He completed a general surgery residency at the Medical University of South Carolina and a plastic and reconstructive fellowship at the University of Texas in Houston. During his fellowship rotations at MD Anderson Cancer Center, he also trained in advanced DIEP flap microsurgical breast reconstruction techniques.
Areas of Special Clinical Interest
Using his advanced training in autologous breast reconstruction, Dr. Fontenot helps patients safely and expertly achieve natural-looking results. He is also well-versed in full-body reconstructive surgeries and specializes in cosmetic plastic surgery of the face, breast, and body.
American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Board of Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
No. 1 BOTOX® Provider in Louisiana & Top 20 Allergan Provider
Weiler Plastic Surgery is proud to be recognized as Louisiana's leading BOTOX provider in 2023 and a 2022 Top 20 Allergan Provider nationwide.
Our team of experienced injectors is among the best, and we're delighted to partner with Allergan to bring you trusted products such as BOTOX, JUVÉDERM®, CoolSculpting®, and Natrelle® breast implants. Experience for yourself why Weiler Plastic Surgery remains one of the nation's top aesthetic practices today!
Get To Know Dr. Fontenot
When he’s not caring for the patients and neighbors he grew up with in Lafayette, Dr. Fontenot unwinds by playing tennis and guitar and enjoys spending time outdoors. He and his wife, Alden, love to travel and spend time with their two wonderful children, Lily and Bennett.
Fontenot BB, Deutmeyer CM, Feldman ME, Hebra A. “Volvular Small Bowel Obstruction Secondary to Adherence of a Meckel’s Diverticulum at a Previous Umbilical Laparoscopic Port Site.” Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques April 2009, Vol. 19, No. 2: 251-254.
Bales-Fulton, M; Fontenot, B; Leon, S. “The Surgical Patient: Drainage with antibiotics is effective therapy for appendicitis in pregnancy.” J Am Academy of Physician Assistants 23.3 (2010): 29-31.
Morgan KA, Fontenot B, Mickey S, Adams D. “Revision of anastomotic stenosis after pancreatic head resection for chronic pancreatitis: Is it futile?” HPB 2010; 12(3):211-16. (April)
Meet With Dr. Fontenot
If you’re considering cosmetic or reconstructive surgery, you can explore your options with Dr. Fontenot by requesting a consultation at our Lafayette location using the online form or by contacting us at
(225) 399-0001 to schedule an appointment.