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Christopher M. Bonfield MD

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, Director, Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery Scoliosis and Spine Deformity Program, Director, Pediatric NeuroSpine Program, Neurosurgery Director, Pediatric Craniofacial Program, and Director, International Neurosurgery Program
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  • 145 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Congenital Malformations of the Brain and Spinal Cord
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    Craniofacial Surgery
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    Neurologic Surgery
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    Neurological Disorders, Surgery
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    Neurological Surgery
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    Pediatric Neurologic Surgery
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    Pediatric Neurosurgery
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    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
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    Spinal Surgery
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    Spine, Comprehensive

Locations (3)

2200 Children's Way, 9th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232
Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 23108
Nashville, TN 37204


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  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Pittsburgh, 2007
  • Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2011
  • Residency - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2014
  • Fellowship - British Columbia's Children's Hospital, 2015

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Neurological Surgery - American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery, 2017
  • Neurological Surgery - American Board of Neurological Surgery, 2018

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Patient Comments

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During the video appointment it was explained/shown to me the seriousness of my condition, things that I had no indepth knowledge of.
May 19, 2022
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*Dr. Boufield was very caring and supportive.
February 20, 2022
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I would highly recommend this facility to anyone.
February 11, 2022
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*Dr. Bonfield has always explained things in a way I could understand. He spent enough time with me that I did not leave with unanswered questions.
January 20, 2022
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Took his time with explanations and totally understandable.
December 6, 2021
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We had several concerns with our son and Dr. Bonfield took time to address all of them. We felt he was very thorough and explained everything well.
November 8, 2021
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Dr. Bonfield took time to answer any questions we had and made us feel that our concerns were valid.
November 8, 2021
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Dr Bonfield is excellent!
October 15, 2021
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The care I received from *Dr. Bonfield & his staff was wonderful. They answered my questions and made me feel comfortable with my decisions.
September 21, 2021
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