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Steven Clark Bonawitz, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


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  • Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-9466

601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-9471
Fax: 410-614-1296


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


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. more

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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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  • Education +


    • SUNY Upstate Medical University / MD (1986)


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


    • Medical College of Wisconsin / Craniofacial Surgery (1994)


    • American Board of Plastic Surgery / Plastic Surgery (1996, 2006)
  • Research & Publications +

    Clinical Trials:

    Human Craniomaxillofacial Allotransplantation (Recruiting)

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


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

    Professional Activities

    • Committee of Government Affairs, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
    • Healthy Policy Committee, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
    • Council on States Affairs, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
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