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Dr. Frank Bonnarens

Dr. Frank Bonnarens

Orthopedic Associates of Kentuckiana

The Knees: Everything Old is New Again

Bio

Frank O. Bonnarens, M.D.

Training

July 1983 –       Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery

Dec 1988      Louisiana State University Medical Center Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Charity Hospital

New Orleans, Louisiana

Education

Sept 1979 –       State University of New York, Downstate Medical School

May 1983      Brooklyn, New York

Degree: M.D.

Sept 1975 –       State University of New York

May 1979      Buffalo, New York

Degree: B.A. Psychology

Military Service

Jan 1989 –       U.S. Air Force

June 1992      Orthopaedic Surgeon at Andrews A.F.B., Maryland

Work Experience

July 1993 –       Orthopaedic Associates, P.L.L.C

Current      Louisville, Kentucky

July 1992 –       Interlakes Orthopedics

June 1993      Geneva, New York

Jan 1989 –       U.S. Air Force

June 1992      Orthopaedic Surgeon Andrews A.F.B., Maryland

Medical Licensure

1993      Kentucky State Board of Medical Examiners 1993              Indiana State Board of Medical Examiners

Board Certification

July 1991      Certified by American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Recertified, current expiration Dec 31, 2022

Associations

Arthroscopy Association of North America American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Kentucky Medical Association

Louisville Orthopaedic Society Greater Louisville Medical Society American College of Surgeons

Academic Appointment

University of Louisville Associate Clinical Professor

Hospital Affiliations

Jewish Hospital Norton Hospital Baptist East

Physicians Medical Center

Presentations

Advances in Total Joint Arthroplasty and Sports Medicine; May 2002 The Charlotte Shoulder System

Arthroscopic AC Repair with Reabsorbable Anchors

Concepts and Controversies in Arthroplasty and Sports Medicine; September 2003 Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair Postoperative Care of the Shoulder Patient

AANA, Advanced Shoulder; October 24, 2003 Assistant Master Instructor; Rosemont, IL

Shoulder and Knee Course; October 22-23, 2004 Clinical Instructor for Arthrotek; Rosemont, IL

14th Annual Winter Total Joint and Sports Medicine Symposium; January 2004 Utilizing Platelet Concentrate in Shoulder Arthroscopy

Advances in Total Joint Arthroplasty and Sports Medicine; April 29 – May 1, 2004 GPS – Platelet Rich Plasma

LactoScrew and MaxBraid Suture

MaxBraid PE Suture and the Lactoscrew Anchor with Autoknot; June 25-26, 2004 Phoenix, AZ

The Role of Suture Features in Rotator Cuff Repair-Maxbraid Suture; Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction; Biomechanics, Evaluation and Treatment of Rotator Cuff Injuries;

July 22-23, 2004

Colorado Springs, CO

Arthroscopy Association of North America; December 3, 2004 Palm Desert, CA

Arthroscopy Association of North America Advanced Shoulder Course; February 11, 2005 Assistant Master Instructor, Rosemont, IL

Faculty at Twenty-Second Annual San Diego Shoulder Course; June 22-24, 2005 San Diego, CA

Advances in Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopic Surgery Meeting Orthopaedic Learning Center; January 24-26, 2006

Instructor; Rosemont, IL

Faculty at Modern Solutions in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery; Feb 8-10, 2006 Nassau, Bahamas

Faculty for Live Surgery on Shoulders and Talks on Shoulder Arthroscopy; May4-5, 2006 San José, Costa Rica

Faculty for Live Surgery on Shoulders and Talks on Shoulder Arthroscopy; May 18-19, 2006 Epsom, England

Faculty at Twenty-Third Annual San Diego Shoulder Course; June 21-24, 2006 San Diego, CA

Faculty for Live Surgery on Shoulders and Knees with Talks on Arthroscopy; VII International  Conference on Arthroscopy; May 17-18, 2007

Czarna, Poland

Faculty at Twenty-Fourth Annual San Diego Shoulder Course; June 20-23, 2007 San Diego, CA

Advanced Shoulder Arthroscopy Live Surgery Course Faculty for Live Surgery and Talks; June 28-29, 2007

Epsom, England

Faculty at the National Congress of Costa Rica Talks on Shoulder and Knee Arthroscopy; October 4, 2007

San José, Costa Rica

AMECRA Mexican Arthroscopy and Joint Reconstruction Association; Faculty for Talks on Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy; June 5-7, 2008

Cancun, Mexico

Advanced Shoulder Arthroscopy Live Surgery Course Faculty for Live Surgery and Talks; June 12-13, 2008

Epsom, England

Faculty at Twenty-Fifth Annual San Diego Shoulder Course; June 18-21, 2008 San Diego, CA

Advances in Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopic Surgery, Faculty; August 19-20, 2008 Rosemont, IL

AANA (Arthroscopy Association of North America) Fall Course 2008 Knee Lab Instructor; November 20-22, 2008

Phoenix, AZ

Faculty Shoulder Arthroscopy Skills; January 10, 2009 Warsaw, IN

Advances in Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopic Surgery Faculty; June 12-13, 2009 Doral, FL

Faculty at Twenty-Fifth Annual San Diego Shoulder Course; June 17-20, 2009 San Diego, CA

Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy Surgical Skills Course Faculty; September 23-24, 2009 Rosemont, IL

2010 Latin America Orthopaedic Symposium, Faculty; June 16-19, 2010 Cancun, Mexico

Faculty at Twenty-Sixth Annual San Diego Shoulder Course; June 23-26, 2010 San Diego, CA

Current Concepts in Sports Medicine Surgery: A Global Perspective on the Treatment of Sports Injuries Combined American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and the  International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS); Shoulder Lab Instructor; July 14-18, 2010

Providence, RI

Innovative Technologies in Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopic Surgery Faulty; October 29, 2010 Jacksonville, FL

AANA (Arthroscopy Association of North America) Fall Course 2010 Knee Lab; Instructor; November 20, 2010

Phoenix, AZ

Innovative Technologies in Sports Medicine Faculty; May 11-12, 2011 Rosemont, IL

Faculty at Twenty-Seventh Annual San Diego Shoulder Course; June 22-25, 2011 San Diego, CA

Latin America Sports Medicine Surgical Skills Workshop Faculty; August 28-29, 2011 Warsaw, IN

Innovations in Sports Medicine Technology, Faculty; November 5, 2011 Henderson, NV

Faculty at Twenty-Eighth Annual San Diego Shoulder Course; June 20-23, 2011 San Diego, CA

AANA (Arthroscopy Association of North America) Fall Course 2012 Knee Lab Instructor; November 10, 2012

Phoenix, AZ

Spring Sports Medicine Symposium, Faculty; March 2, 2013 New Orleans, LA

Faculty at Twenty-Ninth Annual San Diego Shoulder Institute 2013; June 12-15, 2013 San Diego, CA

Upper Extremities Instructional Course, Faculty; May 9-11, 2014 St Louis, MO

Faculty at Thirtieth Annual San Diego Shoulder Institute 2014; June 18-21, 2014 San Diego, CA

Biomet Sports Medicine & Comprehensive Shoulder Course, Faculty; April 30 – May 1, 2015 Atlanta, GA

Faculty at Thirty-First Annual San Diego Shoulder Institute 2015; June 17-20, 2015 San Diego, CA

Biomet Sports Med & Comprehensive Shoulder Course, Faculty; September 17-18, 2015  Celebration, FL

Biomet Upper Extremity Sports Medicine and Reconstruction Surgical Skills Workshop, Faculty September 24-25, 2015

Jacksonville, FL

Latin America Upper Extremity Sports Medicine,

Shoulder Reconstruction and Trauma Surgical Skills Workshop, Faculty; April 20-22, 2016

Knee Sports Medicine and Knee Primary and Revision Reconstruction Surgical Skills  Workshop; Faculty; May 2-4, 2016

Knee Sports Medicine and Knee Primary and Revision Reconstruction Surgical Skills  Workshop; Faculty; June 8-10, 2016

Latin America Knee and Shoulder Sports Medicine Surgical Skills Workshop; Faculty; July 13-15, 2016

Latin America Upper Extremity and Trauma Surgical Skills Workshop; Faculty; July 27-29, 2016

Brazil Shoulder Sports Medicine and Reconstruction Surgical Skills Workshop; Faculty; August 3-5, 2016

Warsaw, IN

Knee Sports Medicine and Reconstruction Surgical Skills Workshop; Faculty; October 19 -21, 2016

Warsaw, IN

Knee Sports Medicine and Reconstruction Surgical Skills Workshop; Faculty; April 18-20, 2017

Latin America Knee Sports Medicine And Knee Reconstruction Surgical Skills Workshop;  Faculty; May 3-5, 2017

Warsaw, IN

Sports Medicine Surgical Skills Workshop; Faculty; July 27 – 28, 2017

Brazil Knee Sports Medicine and Reconstruction Surgical Skills Workshop; Faculty; October 2-4, 2017

Fellows Bioskills Course: Continuum of Care Shoulder Joint Course; Faculty; April 20-21, 2018 Scottsdale, AZ

Latin America Sports Medicine Surgical Skills Workshop; Faculty; July 23-24, 2018 Warsaw, IN

Continuum of Care Shoulder Fellows Course; Faculty; September 14-15, 2018 Parsippany, NJ

Latin America Sports Medicine Surgical Skills Workshop, Faculty September 27 – 28, 2018 Warsaw, IN

Latin America Knee Sports Medicine and Reconstruction Surgical Skills Workshop, Faculty March 20 – 22, 2019

Warsaw, IN

Brazil Knee Sports Medicine and Reconstruction Surgical Skills Workshop; Faculty; March 25-27, 2019

Warsaw, IN

Brazil Knee Sports Medicine and Reconstruction Surgical Skills Workshop; Faculty; June 5-7, 2020

Warsaw, IN

Latin America Early Invention Surgical Skills Workshop; Faculty; February 13-14, 2020 Warsaw, IN

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Bonnarens, and D’Ambrosia, R.: Radial Club Hand and Associated, Hemivertebrae. Orthopaedics 6:769, 1983.
  1. Bonnarens, and Einhorn, T.A.: Production of a Standard Closed Fracture in Laboratory Animal Bone, J Orthopaedic Res 2:97, 1984.
  1. Karam, G.E., Bonnarens, F. and Martin, D.E.: Asymptomatic Chlamydia Trachomatis Urethral Infections in Men Presenting to Inner City Hospital Emergency Rooms for Minor Trauma. Abstract. Twenty-fourth Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 1984.
  1. Bonnarens, and Dabezies, E.J.: Fracture of the Neck of the Talus with Subtalar Dislocation, Orthopaedics 7:1760, 1984.
  1. Einhorn, A., Bonnarens, F. and Burstein, A.I.: The Influence of Nutrition on the Mechanical Properties of Experimental Fracture Repair. Abstract. Transactions of the 31st Annual Meeting, Orthopaedic Research Society, 1985.
  1. Martin, D.E., Karam, H., Flotta, T., Joseph, J., Bonnarens, F. and Mrockzkowski, T.F.: Asymptonnatic Chlamydia Trachomatis Infections Among Sexually Active Men. Abstract. International Society of Sexually Transmitted Disease Research, 1985.
  1. Bonnarens, and Hernandez, A. and D’Ambrosia, R.: Bone Scintigraphic Changes in Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head. Orthopaedic Clinics NA, 16:697, 1985.
  1. Bonnarens, and Drez, D.: Biomechanics of Artificial Ligaments and Associated Problems, in The Anterior Cruciate Deficient Knee: Concepts in Ligament Repair, eds. Jackson, D. and Drez, D., CV Mosby, St. Louis, 1986.
  1. F. and Drez, D.: Clinical Examination of the Knee for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Laxity in The Anterior Cruciate Deficient Knee: New Concepts in Ligament Repair, eds. Jackson, D. and Drez, D. CV Mosby, St. Louis, 1986.
  1. Karam, E., Martin, D.H., Flotta, T.R., Bonnarens, F., Joseph, J.R. Mroczkowski. T.F. and Johnson, W.D.: Asymptomatic Chlamydia Trachomatis Infections Among Sexually Active Men. J Infectious Dis., Vol 154 (5) 900, 1986.
  1. Einhorn, T.A., Bonnarens, F., and Burstein, A.E.: The Contributions of Dietary Protein and Mineral to the Healing Experimental Fractures: A Biomechanical Study, J Bone Joint , 69 (A): 1389, 1986.
  1. Bonnarens, : The Natural History of Spinal Muscular Atrophy: A Preliminary Report. Abstract. Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1987.

  2. MacEwen, G.D., King, A.G., Bonnarens, F., Heinrich, S.D.: Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis in Spinal Fusion: Science and Technique, eds Cotler and Cotler, Springer Verlag, New York, 1989.
  1. Thomas W Throckmorton, Lawrence V Gulotta, Frank O Bonnarens, Stephen A Wright, Jeffrey L Hartzell, William B Rozzi, Jason M Hurst, Simon P Frostick, John W Sperling: Patient-Specific Targeting Guides Compared With Traditional Instrumentation For Glenoid Component Placement In Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Multi-Surgeon Study In 70 Arthritic Cadaver Specimens. J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2014 Dec 19 epub, In press.
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