Dr. James J. Bendell, MD, PhD


Dr James j. bendell, md, phd, assistant professor, Augusta university

Dr. James J. Bendell was born in Vancouver, B.C.  He completed his Ph.D. in Reproductive Biology at the University of Toronto and his M.D. and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. He is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology in both Canada (Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada) and the United States (American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology). 

During medical training Dr. Bendell obtained additional skills in fertility and bladder leakage and pelvic organ support problems. Dr. Bendell has received several prestigious awards for his dedication to providing outstanding medical care, including the Dorothy Mann Award in Reproductive Biology and the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopist’s award for Special Excellence.  His favorite award however is being selected as the peoples choice Best Doctor in LaGrange!

Throughout his career Dr. Bendell has been involved with women’s issues in both volunteer and professional capacities.  Along with memberships in numerous medical societies Dr. Bendell served for three years as the honorary chairman of the Lagrange March of Dimes Walk America. Dr. Bendell’s volunteer activities also include serving as the medical consultant for a local women’s rehabilitation facility and a home/shelter for abused women.  Dr. Bendell has been granted the status of Assistant Professor with Augusta University and volunteers as an instructor for medical students hosted at The Women's Center. Most recently Dr. Bendell has become fully credentialed in the use of the DaVinci robot for advanced minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.

Dr. Bendell and his family live in the woods of West Georgia and manage a small farm with an abundance of assorted of animals.  Leslie, Dr. Bendell’s wife of more than 25 years, is an avid cook and outdoors-man.  She is currently president of the Troup County Master Gardeners. Leslie and James have three wonderful children: Calem, Rhyse and Shae.