Dr. Carolina Bonilla, MD

Dr. Carolina Bonilla, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Carolina Bonilla, MD is a psychiatry specialist in El Dorado Hills, CA and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from Pontifical University Javeriana / Faculty of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in psychiatry and adult psychiatry.Read her story

1020 Suncast Ln Ste 108

El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

Contact Information

(844) 867-8444

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Bonilla's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bonilla "Dr. Bonilla earned her medical degree from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana School of Medicine, Bogotá, Colombia. She completed a General Psychiatry Residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where she served as Assistant Chief Resident, and a Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Bonilla has been practicing since 2008. She began her career at Sutter Center for Psychiatry as part of a multidisciplinary team, treating adults and older adults who required hospitalization. Her contributions to the hospital and her patients were recognized with the James Margolis Award of Excellence in Clinical Practice in 2010. Dr. Bonilla left the hospital to provide care for adults and older adults on an outpatient basis in 2011, practiced in a variety of settings including Baylor-Scott and White Healthcare in Round Rock, Texas, Community Psychiatry Associates in Folsom, and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in Sacramento. She obtained her TMS certification in 2012 and joined TMS Health Solutions in 2014."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bonilla "I have developed a holistic approach that integrates physical, social, and medical aspects of health. I pride myself on working closely with each patient and creating a treatment plan that considers the patient's personal goals, values and specific medical and social conditions to treat their mental health conditions. I help patients make meaningful changes in their lives that enable them to recover and thrive."

2  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

17  Conditions Treated

6  Procedures

  • Medication Management
  • Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Pontifical University Javeriana / Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University of Texas Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy Institute -Level A Certification
    Other Education | Completed 2014
  • NeuroStar Certification
    Other Education | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bonilla has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bonilla's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bonilla to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Bonilla's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have not found any other health professional that I feel as comfortable with. She is truly kind, compassionate, and an excellent physician. I feel like a person when I see her and not a number or a diagnosis. For her wisdom, patience and understanding I am truly grateful.
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Called and made an appointment in October for December. I am having severe anxiety issues that affect my ability to work. Her office calls at the beginning of December to reschedule. Then a week before the appointment they call and cancel. They say the doctor is overwhelmed with emergencies and...more
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Dr. Bonilla is the best. She is a very knowledgeable doctor and explains things clearly, until I really understand. She is very easy to be open with and she lets me participate in decision making. She always holds out hope. I would recommend her to everyone. The office staff is great also- so...more
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I highly recommend Dr. Bonilla for all your psychiatry needs. She is very professional, intelligent, and she truly cares about you and your mental health. I truly blessed to have had the experience with her. I had several other Dr.'s prior to locating Dr. Bonilla with not much success and she...more
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