Dr. Frank Bonnarens, MD

Dr. Frank Bonnarens, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
(30)
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Dr. Frank Bonnarens, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med in 1983 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

4001 Kresge Way Ste 330

Louisville, KY 40207

Contact Information

(502) 585-4376

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bonnarens performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Joint Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
high
more than 87% of peers
Knee Disorders
high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Bonnarens's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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13  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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.

Education

  • SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Lsu-Charity Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bonnarens has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bonnarens' Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bonnarens to family and friends
30 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Bonnarens' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Not a Doctor I would have surgery with. Not friendly rush in rush out. Did not explain what the problem was had MRI my primary Doctor explained my MRI report to me. Don't waist your money here not someone I would trust.
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I went in to this guy, and told him I had a HECK of a time trying to sleep at night, and he verified I have a torn labrum. I had one request: Can he give me a steroid shot to alleviate the pain, or provide some kind of non-narcotic pain reliever, so I can sleep, because like most humans, I need to...more
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Like everyone else who has made reviews out here, my experience is unfortunately the same. I explained to him my issue. Told him my problem. Explained that I don't want pain meds to make me sleep during the day, and simply asked what are the alternatives? I even said "over the counter", and I...more
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He is a good Dr. but poor beside manners. Towards end of my visit he said, Next time tell me its your ankle not your foot. I did not know how to take him... maybe he was having a bad day or just being rude. He seen my x-rays and he knew I broken my ankle. His staff is friendly and nice.
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Dr. Bonnarens is an excellent surgeon. He operated on my husband's shoulder. Unfortunately he does not have a good bedside manner. He doesn't really listen to his patients or spend a lot of time with them. He has his own agenda and forgets that every patient is different and heals at different...more
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