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An Omaha native, Dr. Eric Bonness is a fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of shoulder conditions.

Hometown: Omaha, NE

In his spare time, Dr. Bonness enjoys staying active by running, bicycling, snowboarding and playing basketball. He is also an avid traveler who enjoys reading and spending time with his family and friends.


Biceps Tear at the Shoulder, Shoulder Arthritis, Shoulder Joint Tear, Shoulder Impingement, Separated Shoulder, Shoulder Injuries, and less common conditions


Bankart Repair, Distal Bicep Repair, Joint Cartilage Repair, Rotator Cuff Repair, Shoulder Reconstruction, Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder Scope, and less common treatments

7 Years in Practice



  • University of Nebraska – Lincoln | B.S., Biological Sciences & Biochemistry (2008)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center | MD (2012)
  • University of Nebraska-Creighton University Health Foundation | Orthopaedic Surgery Residency (2017)
  • Boston Shoulder Institute at Harvard University | Shoulder Surgery Fellowship (2018)

Patient Reviews

4.7 out of 5 (355 Ratings, 63 Comments)

1 stars
Sep 13, 2019
I'd like to say the doctor Bonness was exceptionally receptive listened well gave me very good feedback and explain fully what would be having to me. I don't know if I inadvertently put the wrong key or not, but I wanted you to know that Dr. Bonness and his staff were most helpful. Thank you.
5 stars
Sep 10, 2019
OrthoNebraska, in general, is an exceptional facility, and Dr. Bonness is awesome, and I appreciate the time that he takes, and the explanations that he gives, and also he shows you what exercises are the best. So, thanks again.
4 stars
Sep 3, 2019
No surgeon was available from 10 p.m. Friday to Tuesday at 8 o'clock in the morning to help me Have my shoulder broken shoulder looked on.
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