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Steven Clark Bonawitz, MD

Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
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Appointment Phone

443-997-9466

Main Location

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Centers & Institutes

  • Comprehensive Transplant Center
  • Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research (CSTOR), Center for

Expertise

Breast Augmentation, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Reduction, Brow Lift, Cosmetic Surgery, Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforator Flap, Facial Reconstruction, Head and Neck Cancers, Liposuction, Lower Body Lift, Microvascular Reconstruction, Microvascular Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Reconstruction After Cancer, Reconstructive Surgery, Superior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap, Transverse Upper Glacilis Flap, Tummy Tuck

Research Interests

Transoral robotic-assisted surgery (TORS); Robotic-assisted head and neck reconstruction

Biography

Dr. Steven Bonawitz is an assistant professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include general plastic or reconstructive surgery and microvascular surgery, including free flap breast reconstruction after breast cancer, breast reduction and cosmetic surgery of the breast.

His clinical interests also include craniomaxillofacial surgery, head and neck reconstruction after cancer, and general cosmetic surgery. Dr. Bonawitz specializes in treating women who have had problems or unsatisfactory results after past breast reconstruction or who were never offered breast reconstruction during their breast cancer treatment.

Dr. Bonawitz earned his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University. He completed a residency in general surgery at Western Pennsylvania and a residency in plastic surgery at University of Rochester Medical Center. He performed a fellowship in craniofacial surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Dr. Bonawitz's research interests include robotic-assisted head and neck reconstruction, or transoral robotic-assisted robotic surgery (TORS), which uses a robotic surgical system to remove mouth and throat tumors through the mouth.

Dr. Bonawitz is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons; the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery; the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery; the American Society for Reconstructive Transplantation; and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, where he is serving on numerous committees, including Government Affairs, Health Policy and the Council on States Affairs.

Languages

  • English

Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member, American Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member, American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Member, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Member, American Society for Reconstructive Transplantation

Additional Resources

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  • Education +

    Training

    • SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse NY ) (1986)

    Residencies

    • University of Rochester Medical Center / Plastic Surgery (Rochester NY ) (1993)
    • Western Pennsylvania Hospital / General Surgery (Pittsburgh PA ) (1991)

    Fellowships

    • Medical College of Wisconsin / Craniofacial Surgery (Milwaukee WI ) (1994)

    Certifications

    • Plastic Surgery, American Board of Plastic Surgery (2006)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Dr. Bonawitz is researching robotic-assisted head and neck reconstruction, or transoral robotic-assisted robotic surgery (TORS), which uses a robotic surgical system to remove mouth and throat tumors through the mouth.

    Clinical Trials

    Human Craniomaxillofacial Allotransplantation (Recruiting)

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +

    Professional Activities

    Serves on Committees of Government Affairs, Health Policy, and the Council on States Affairs for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons

  • Videos & Media +

    Videos

    Meet Our Expert: Dr. Steven Bonawitz

    Plastic and reconstructive surgeon Steven Bonawitz specializes in breast reconstruction, head and neck reconstruction, cosmetic surgery, and microsurgical reconstruction.

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  • Contact & Locations +

    Locations

    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-9471
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-9466
    Fax: 410-614-1296
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    Department/Division

    • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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