Dr. Bonnor is a board-certified surgeon. He received a Master of Science in Physiology from Georgetown University, Washington DC. He then proceeded to medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. During his time in Galveston, he received the highest honors, graduating in the top 2% of his medical school class in 1999. He then went on to complete his residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas before completing a fellowship in Advanced Gastrointestinal Laparoscopy and Bariatric Surgery at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC. Dr. Bonnor is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and and a Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
As a professional academic, he has published many articles and book chapters on topics including biliary tract disease, colon cancer, hernias, and reflux surgery. He has taught courses and proctored many surgeons in various laparoscopic techniques including weight loss surgery. He is also a featured weight loss surgery expert on RealSelf.com
As a Houston bariatric surgeon, Dr. Bonnor believes that minimally invasive procedures are the best way to achieve optimal results while reducing overall surgical risk. At our practice, we create customized surgical plans that use small incisions to help our patients recover quickly which reduces levels of postoperative pain. Dr. Bonnor feels that the future of surgery will continue to focus on minimally invasive procedures. He states, "The benefits of smaller incisions, resulting in less post-operative pain and recovery time has been well documented in many areas of surgical endeavors. I'm glad to offer my patients this advanced technique."