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An Omaha native, Dr. Eric Bonness is a fellowship-trained Orthopedic 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


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8 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 | Orthopedic Surgery Residency (2017)
  • Boston Shoulder Institute at Harvard University | Shoulder Surgery Fellowship (2018)

Patient Reviews

4.7 out of 5 (579 Ratings, 122 Comments)

5 stars
May 18, 2020
Wait time was a bit more than I expected, but all and all it was fine.
5 stars
May 14, 2020
I felt cared for and confident that the surgeon can help me with this.
5 stars
May 7, 2020
Well, I love Nebraska Ortho West whatever it is called. I had carpal tunnel surgery with Brueggemann. I've had Gaddie for broken wrist and Bonness for my rotator cuff and all three have been excellent experiences, and I highly recommend them to anyone. So, thank you
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