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Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5
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Christopher Michael Bonfield, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery; Director, Pediatric NeuroSpine Program; Neurosurgery Director, Pediatric Craniofacial Program; Director, International Neurosurgery Program
Congenital Malformations of the Brain and Spinal Cord
Neurological Disorders, Surgery
Pediatric Neurologic Surgery
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
MD - University of Pittsburgh, 2007 Fellowship - British Columbia's Children's Hospital, 2015 Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2011 Residency - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2014
Patient Comments are gathered from
the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full. Patients are
not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Dr. Bonfield is extremely personable, thorough in check-up and information & makes us feel at ease.
Patient | July 18, 2017
Dr. Bonfield was very knowledgeable. He was very kind and answered all questions/CONCERNS WE HAD. WE KNOW OUR SON WOULD NOT HAVE HAD THE RECOVERY HE HAS HAD IF IT WASN'T FOR THE GOOD LORD AND DR. BONFIELD.
Patient | April 17, 2017
Best experience. Beyond our expectations. Bonfield is an ace.
Patient | April 12, 2017
Dr. Bonfield was amazing at answering any questions I had and showed concern about her problem and solved it quick.
Patient | March 17, 2017
After having some less than pleasant experiences, Dr. Bonfield has made us happy to come to Vanderbilt!
Patient | January 19, 2017
Dr. Bonfield is an amazing doctor, we are so blessed to have him for our son. I recommend him to everyone.
Patient | November 17, 2016
Dr. Bonfield is WONDERFUL. He is very caring & down to earth.
Patient | October 7, 2016
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