Board-certified plastic &
reconstructive surgeon, Medical Director

Michelle R. Bonness, MD


Dr. Bonness is a Double Board-Certified, Triple-Fellowship trained Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. As the first female plastic surgeon to complete the program, she went on to complete three additional fellowships

about dr. bonness.


“I want a homerun every time! My patients appreciate my style of leading with education, slowing the pace so they can make the proper decision. It’s important that patients know safety is my highest priority.”–Dr. Michelle Bonness. 

fun fact

In her spare time, Dr. Bonness, enjoys spending time with her husband, 3 children, and her dog Coco. When she’s not fighting with the buckthorn in her backyard, Dr. Bonness dedicates time to supporting charities related to wild animal rescue, wildlife and nature, and the humane society.


University of WI-Madison – Medical School
The University of Illinois in Chicago – General Surgery Residency
University of Louisville – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Program

Oculoplastic Surgery – Fellowship
Cosmetic Surgery – Fellowship
Breast Reconstruction Surgery – Fellowship

professional affiliations.

Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Diplomat, American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2001-present
Diplomat, American Board of Surgery, 1995-2005
Member, Wisconsin State Medical Society
Member, Medical Society of Milwaukee County

Member, Medical Society of Waukesha County
Member, Wisconsin Society of Plastic Surgeons
Wisconsin Society of Plastic Surgeons, President, 2008-2010
Member, American Association of Physicians and Surgeons