Faculty Highlights: Christopher Bonfield, MD

Christopher Bonfield, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery in the Department of Neurological Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. After obtaining his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, he completed his residency in Neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Bonfield also completed a Pediatric Neurosurgery fellowship with Pediatric Spine subspecialty training at the University of British Columbia/BC Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

In his clinical practice, Dr. Bonfield’s interests include pediatric neurosurgery, craniofacial surgery, spinal deformity/scoliosis correction, and international neurosurgery. 

Currently, his research interests are focused on craniofacial and spinal deformities, trauma, and sports-related injuries.