Brookfield Cosmetic Surgeon Dr Michelle Bonness

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Brookfield Wisconsin Medical Spa is modern and state of the art
Dr. Bonness

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

I want a homerun every time! My patients appreciate my style of leading with education, slowing the pace so they can make the proper decision. It’s important patients know safety is my highest priority.”

Dr. Bonness is a Board Certified, Triple-Fellowship trained Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. She completed medical school at the University of Wisconsin – Madison and went on to complete a five-year General Surgery residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago. She then entered a two-year Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery program at the University of Louisville. As the first female plastic surgeon to complete the Louisville program, she went on to complete three additional fellowships: the first in Oculoplastic Surgery at the University of Louisville, the second in Cosmetic Surgery with Dr. Norman Cole and the last in Breast Reconstruction with a pioneer in breast surgery, Dr. Carl Hartrampf in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Bonness is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the only plastic surgery board which is recognized and accredited by the American Board of Medical Specialties ( and She has been in private practice for over 20 years and is one of only two double Board Certified female plastic surgeons in Southeastern Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Cosmetic Surgery Procedures

Dr. Bonness is completely dedicated to providing the best plastic surgery results. If you want to look as good as you feel, schedule a consultation to discuss our cosmetic procedure options:

Dr. Bonness will ensure you are educated about all your options so you can make the best decision. Check out our cosmetic surgery before and after photos to see what kind of transformation you could have.

Board Certifications

American Board of Plastic Surgery

American Board of Surgeons, 1995 – 2005

Medical Degree

University of Wisconsin – Madison

General Surgery Residency

University of Illinois – Chicago

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency

University of Louisville


Oculoplastic Surgery, University of Louisville

Cosmetic Surgery, University of Louisville

Breast Reconstruction, Atlanta Plastic Surgery, Dr. Carl Hartrampf, Jr.


Medical Director WCTC Advanced aesthetician Program, 2020

President, Wisconsin Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2008-2010

Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2006-2011


American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Diplomat, American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2001 – Present

Diplomat, American Board of Surgery, 1995 – 2005

Wisconsin State Medical Society

Medical Society of Milwaukee County

Medical Society of Waukesha County

Wisconsin Society of Plastic Surgeons, President 2008 – 2010

American Association of Physicians and Surgeons

Benjamin Rush Society


2018 & 2019 Milwaukee Magazine Top Docs

2018 Best of Milwaukee Readers Choice, Shepherd Express Best Cosmetic Surgeon

2011 Best of Milwaukee Readers Choice, Shepherd Express Best Cosmetic Surgeon

Allergan Partner Privilges' Top 250 in the Nation

Milwaukee Magazine “Top Docs 2004” and “Top Docs 2012”

Shepherd Express 10th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards, Best Plastic Surgeon in Milwaukee 2001


Health Corner Television Series, Fraxel Laser Demonstration, 2006

New Beauty Magazine, 2010 – 2011


Supporting Wild Animal Rescue Facilities

Oak savanna and wetland restoration

For safe cosmetic surgeries and professional laser skin treatments, trust Dr. Bonness, your board certified, experienced and comprehensive Plastic Surgeon in Brookfield, Wisconsin.