Fernando Bonanni Jr., MD, General Surgery, Warminster, PA


General Surgery Warminster, PA

Director, Institute for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

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Education & Training

  • University of TennesseeMBA, Healthcare, 2018 - 2019
  • Lehigh Valley HospitalChief Residency, Chief Surgical , 1994 - 1995
  • Lehigh Valley HospitalResidency, 1990 - 1995
  • Drexel University College of Medicine
    Drexel University College of MedicineClass of 1990
  • University of Pennsylvania
    University of PennsylvaniaPre-Med Program, 1984 - 1986
  • Southern Illinois UniversityBS, 1981 - 1983
  • Midwestern State UniversityMedical Technology Program, 1980 - 1981

Certifications & Licensure

  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2020 - 2022
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2019 - 2023
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2015 - 2021
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2005 - Present
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1992 - 2022
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • “America’s Top Surgeons” in General Surgery Consumers Research Council of America, 2012
  • Publicly recognized as a Top Doctor in your region Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, 2012
  • Published as Philadelphia’s Top Doc’s Philadelphia Magazine, 2012
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Futility of predictive scoring of the mangled lower extremity.  
    Bonanni, F. B., Rhodes M. Lucke, J, J. Trauma
  • Laparoscopic versus conventional appendectomy.  
    Bonanni, F. B., Hartzell, G. W. W, Boorse, R.C., Trostle, Dr. Reed, III J. Cole A, J Am Coll Surg
  • Asymptomatic gastric remnant leak after laparoscopic Rouxen-Y gastric bypass.  
    Strobos, E., Bonanni, F.B, Surg Obes Relat Dis
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  • Bariatric surgery in older patients: which procedure is best?
    Gallagher S, Kurian A, Antanavicius G, Bonanni F. B, Surg Endosc
  • Weight Loss in Super-Obese Patients after Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy versus Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch.
    Sucandy I, Antanavicius G, Bonanni, F. B, Annual Scientific Session, Napa Valley, CA
  • Prospective Non-randomized Study of Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding and Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: Preliminary Results.
    Polavarapu H, Antanavicius G, Bonanni F. B, Annual Scientific Session, Napa Valley, CA
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  • Gaining Weight to Lose Weight, A Dangerous Trend Doctors Say. 
    Bonanni, F,B, Jr, Intellegencer – Health Writer: Jo Ciavaglia
  • Multiple Bariatric Surgical Options Available to Morbidly Obese Patients. 
    Bonanni, F,B, Fall 2010 INSIGHT – A Clinical Report to Physicians
    Abington Memorial Hospital
  • Setting a Perfect Example. 
    Bonanni, F.B, The Intelligencer, Our Towns
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Authored Content

  • Volvulus of Duodenal-Ileal AnastomosisAugust 2018

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Italian