Dr. Alfred O. Bonati, MD


A pioneer in the research, development and use of laser technology for arthroscopic procedures, Dr. Bonati is the founder, chairman of the board and chief orthopaedic surgeon at The Bonati Institute. He is responsible for the development of The Bonati Spine Procedures which use lasers for treatment of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine and which have been awarded six patents by the U.S. Patent Office.

After completing his final residency in orthopaedic surgery in 1981, Dr. Bonati founded the Gulf Coast Orthopedic Center for Special Arthroscopic Procedures of the Joints, which later became The Bonati Institute. By 1989, the author of the book “No More Back Pain,” began teaching and discussing his work around the world.