ABOUT US - DOCTORS OF THE HERNIA CENTER OF CT
REMARKABLE CARE, OUTSTANDING RESULTS.
Board certified in General Surgery and fellowship trained in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Dr. Bonheur brings the highest standards of medical excellence to procedures that cure disease, improve quality of life, and enhance appearance. His technical skill and sound judgment, combined with his friendly demeanor, have earned him a reputation for providing patients with exceptional health care.
Dr. Bonheur earned his medical degree from SABA University in 1998. His extensive training includes research and clinical positions affiliated with some of the world’s greatest medical institutions, including Harvard University, Boston University, Columbia University, and the New York College of Medicine.
During a sabbatical from his clinical training, Dr. Bonheur completed a Vascular Research Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital along with a Surgical Research Fellowship at the Boston Medical Center. His work there focused on vein-disease and culminated in the publication of his work in several prestigious medical journals and numerous presentations at national conferences, including the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the American College of Surgeons Clinical Conference. Upon completing his research fellowships, he returned to his native Connecticut where he continued his General Surgery training at the Stamford Hospital, serving as a Chief Resident in General Surgery prior to his graduation in 2006. During this time, Dr. Bonheur had become interested in emerging technologies in surgery and decided to pursue advanced training in minimally invasive surgery.
Dr. Bilderback earned his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, WA. After completing his residency training in general surgery at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, WA, Dr. Bilderback went on to obtain advanced fellowship training in upper gastrointestinal and bariatric minimally invasive surgery. After working for several years in a rural hospital in Washington State, he relocated with his family to Connecticut.
Dr. Bilderback has a passion for minimally invasive procedures designed to minimize pain and get people back to the things they love as quickly as possible. He believes strongly in the delivery of care in a compassionate and nonjudgmental fashion for all patients.
Dr. Prasad earned his medical degree from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. After completing his residency training in the United Kingdom and in the United States at University of Toledo School of Medicine, Dr. Prasad went on to complete his Fellowship in Advanced Gastrointestinal Minimally Invasive Surgery, Bariatric Surgery and Advanced Endoscopy at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA. Dr. Prasad is passionate about patient-centered care and involving his patients in decisions about their care. He hopes to use these skills along with his extensive experience in minimally invasive primary and revision bariatric and foregut surgery to deliver care to his patients.
CHECK OUT OUR OFFICE HOURS:
Our Office here at Hernia Center of CT works the following hours:
Monday – Thursday 9 am – 5 pm
Friday 9 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday, Sunday & holidays the office is closed
We are always available for emergencies after hours and on weekends. Call us at 203.687.4060.
MEET OUR BILINGUAL STAFF
We speak English and Spanish.
MOST INSURANCE PLANS ARE ACCEPTED
We accept most health insurance plans. Please ask our office staff for more details.
There is $20 charge for copies of all medical records. Copies must be requested in advance.
Cancellations of appointments must be given with at least 24 hours notice or a $25 fee may be applied for missed appointments or cancellations less than 24 hours in advance.
WHAT ARE THE PATIENT’S RESPONSIBILITIES?
- It is the patient’s responsibility to read and understand all permits and/or consents he/she signs. If the patient does not understand, it is the patient’s responsibility to ask the doctor or office staff for clarification.
- It is the patient’s responsibility to answer all medical questions truthfully to the best of his/her knowledge.
- It is the patient’s responsibility to contact our office if he/she has any complications following any procedure.
- It is the patient’s responsibility to assure payments for services rendered are on a timely basis accepting ultimate responsibility as his/hers, regardless of whatever insurance coverage he/she may have.