Dr. Julius Bonello, MD

Dr. Julius Bonello, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Julius Bonello, MD is a general surgery specialist in Peoria, IL and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from University of Minnesota Medical School in 1974 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

1001 Main St Fl 3

Peoria, IL 61606

Contact Information

(309) 495-0200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Bonello'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.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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 Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • University Minn
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Fletcher Allen Hospital of Vermont
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Carle Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bonello has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bonello's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bonello to family and friends
16 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bonello's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Bonello is simply the kindest man I have ever met. He doesn't just treat your symptoms. He listens, he reflects, he treats the mind and body, and I'm so glad to call him my friend. He is truly a lifesaver.
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I have doctored with Dr . Bonello for many years. I have Crohn's Desease and he was very straight forward with me. He is a very kind caring person. He includes the family of his patients too. Well educated and makes you feel at ease. I definitely would recommend him to anyone.
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You don't find common doctors, he observe, listens, makes you feel welcomed. He cares about his work, and patients. He is definitely knowledgeable, and focuses getting to the root of the issue. He's the only surgeon I trusted to help. He's a unique doctor, that I would highly recommend to anyone.
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