Dr. James Bonnen, MD

Dr. James Bonnen, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. James Bonnen, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Webster, TX and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery.

333 N Texas Ave Ste 3200

Webster, TX 77598

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pathological Spine Fracture
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Bonnen'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bonnen "Deliver safestate-of-the-art, and effective neurological care for our patients in a completewarm, and caring manner."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Tex Med Br
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Tex Med Br/John Sealy Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bonnen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bonnen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bonnen to family and friends
31 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bonnen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

My husband was having debiliting back pain for 4 months. After trying treatment with a highly recommended doctor associated with a well-respected clinic the results were unsatisfactory. He made an appt. with Dr. Bonnen who demonstrated an easy manner with my husband and is a skilled interviewer. ...more
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In 2009 Dr. Bonnen fused my C5-C6 vertebrae. The pain was gone when I woke from the surgery. The office staff was easy to work with and the Hospital (Houston Physicians) was great as well. Dr. Bonnen is a very good, compassionate physician. He truly cares about his patients. I had to have the...more
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Dr. Bonnen is probably the best neurosurgeon in this area. He performed a surgical procedure to replace 3 cervical discs in my spine. After ten years, I have not had any problems. Since I have so much confidence in him, I referred my sister to him for a consult for her brain tumor. He knew exactly...more
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Very genuine and caring surgeon. Took the time to say a prayer with me before surgery - to me that was everything!
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Smart Aleck, this doctor is lazy, on both visits waited over an hour, he does NOT know how to read a CT scan or MRI. did not take any time with us to review results. We do not recommend this doctor to ANY one.!!!
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