Physicians

Juan Bonilla, MD

Juan Bonilla, MD
Presence Mercy Medical Center
1325 N. Highland Avenue
Aurora, IL 60506
Loyola University Medical Center
2160 South First Ave
Maywood, IL 60153
Presence Saint Joseph Hospital
77 N. Airlite St.
Elgin, IL 60123
Phone: 
(630) 801-5700
Board Certifications: 
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Medical School: 
University of Illinois - Chicago
Residency: 
University of Illinois - Chicago
Fellowship/Internships: 
Loyola University Medical Center
Special Surgical Interests: 
STAR [TM] : Small Thoracotomy Aortic Valve Replacement/repair
Mini-Maze
Minimally invasive mitral: small thoracotomy/port access mitral valve repair/replacement
Minimally invasive surgical treatment for atrial fibrillation
Beating heart bypass surgery: OPCAB: Off Pump Coronary Artery Bypass
ndografts for aortic aneurysms
Personal Bio: 

Dr. Bonilla is Director of Cardiovascular Surgery at Provena Mercy Medical Center in Aurora, Illinois. He also is Clinical Assistant Professor at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood. A Chicago native, he attended St. Ignatius College Prep and then the University of Illinois Champaign/Urbana. He received his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1989 and continued at the University of Illinois for residency in General Surgery in 1995. During that time he was also a Research Fellow in the Trauma Surgery Department at Cook County Hospital. Dr. Bonilla then completed in 1997 his Cardiovascular Surgery Fellowship at Loyola University Medical Center and subsequently joined Cardiac Surgery Associates, continuing his activities as Clinical Assistant Professor at Loyola University Medical Center. Dr. Bonilla has special interest in less invasive approaches to cardiac surgery. Dr. Bonilla is also an active triathlete, having completed the Ironman in Wisconsin as well as numerous triathlete competitions. He also is a competitive master swimmer and runner. He enjoys painting and drawing, and his art is in several private collections. Dr. Bonilla has been married to a beautiful wife for over 15 years and they have three wonderful daughters.

Societies & Affiliations: 
American Medical Association
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American College of Surgeons
American Association of Academic Surgery
Illinois State Medical Society
Chicago Surgical Society
Chicago Medical Society
Intl Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation