Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists LLC regarding its recent data breach. The Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 240,000 individuals.


Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists is a medical practice providing a variety of orthopedic health care services. Accordingly, Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists offers patients hand and wrist, shoulder and elbow, spine, joint replacements, and sports medicine services. Additionally, Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists offers patients robotic surgery, including hip, knee, and spine surgery. Founded in 1981, Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists has grown to include 18 physicians and five locations across the Mississippi Gulf Coast, making it the largest provider of orthopedic care in the state of Mississippi.4 Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists has locations in Biloxi, East Lake, Gulfport, Hurley, and Pascagoula and employs over 200 people.


On March 5, 2023, Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between February 3 and March 5, 2023. On September 9, 2023, Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Medical information
  • Financial account information
  • Health insurance information
  • Username and password

If you received a breach notification letter from Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in free credit monitoring service provided by Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists LLC;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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