Fernando Bonanni Jr., MD

Fernando Bonanni Jr., MD

General Surgery Warminster, PA

Director, Institute for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Office Address

  • 225 Newtown Rd
    2nd Floor
    Warminster, PA 18974
    Phone: (215) 441-6800

Fernando Bonanni Jr., MD

General Surgery Warminster, PA

Director, Institute for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Bariatric Surgery

Education & Training

  • Lehigh Valley Hospital
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital
  • Drexel University College of MedicineDrexel University College of Medicine
  • University of PennsylvaniaUniversity of Pennsylvania
  • Southern Illinois University
  • Midwestern State University
  • Abington Memorial Hospital

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License1992 - 2016
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • “America’s Top Surgeons” in General SurgeryConsumers Research Council of America, 2012
    • Publicly recognized as a Top Doctor in your regionCastle Connolly Medical Ltd, 2012
    • Published as Philadelphia’s Top Doc’sPhiladelphia Magazine, 2012

    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


    • 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


    • 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

    Professional Memberships

    Other Languages

    • Italian

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • AmeriHealth Direct POS
    • Amerihealth HMO
    • AmeriHealth PPO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
    • BCBS Georgia Blue Open Access POS
    • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
    • IBC Personal Choice PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Oxford Health Freedom
    • Oxford Health Liberty
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
    • The full profile is locked and available to verified physicians only.
      Join over 60% of U.S. physicians already on Doximity and get access to this and over 700,000 physician CVs. Find your physician profile

    Physicians, view Dr. Bonanni's full Doximity profile to:

    • Trade HIPAA-secure messages
    • Send and receive online faxes
    • Refer a patient
    • See their complete CV