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Fernando Bonanni Jr., MD, General Surgery, Quincy, IL, Blessing Hospital

FernandoBBonanniJr.MDMD MBA FACS FASMBS

General Surgery Quincy, IL

Director, Blessing Bariatric Institute General and Bariatric Surgeon, Blessing Health System General and Bariatric Surgery, Philadelphia VAMC President, General and Bariatric Surgery Consultants LLC

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Summary

  • Board Certified in General Surgery
    Fellow of the American College of surgeons
    Fellow, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons
    American Board of Obesity Medicine

Education & Training

  • University of Tennessee
    University of TennesseeMBA, Healthcare, 2018 - 2019
  • Lehigh Valley Health Network/University of South Florida College of Medicine
    Lehigh Valley Health Network/University of South Florida College of MedicineChief Residency, Surgery, 1994 - 1995
  • Lehigh Valley Health Network/University of South Florida College of Medicine
    Lehigh Valley Health Network/University of South Florida College of MedicineResidency, Surgery, 1990 - 1995
  • Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann University
    Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann UniversityClass of 1990
  • University of Pennsylvania
    University of PennsylvaniaPre-Med Program, 1984 - 1986
  • Southern Illinois University
    Southern Illinois UniversityBS, 1981 - 1983
  • Midwestern State University
    Midwestern State UniversityMedical Technology Program, 1980 - 1981

Certifications & Licensure

  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2020 - 2023
  • 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 - 2008
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1992 - 2022
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Obesity Medicine Obesity Medicine

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

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Volvulus of Duodenal-Ileal Anastomosis  
    Candice Chipman, Fernando Bonanni, Gintaras Antanavicius, Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases
  • 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
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Abstracts/Posters

  • 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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Other

  • 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

Hospital Affiliations