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Department Family Medicine
Primary Location Florida, Weston Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English, German, Spanish
Surgeon No
Florida, Weston Family Health Center
Primary Location

Florida, Weston Family Health Center

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Adult Physical
  • Ear Irrigation
  • Health and Wellness
  • Men's Health
  • Mole Removal
  • Physical Examinations
  • Pre-Op for Outside Surgeon
  • Primary Care
  • Primary Care for Adults
  • School Physical
  • Sports Physicals
  • Women's Health
View all 12 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Chest CT
  • Abnormal Chest Sounds
  • Abnormal Chest X-Ray
  • Abscess
  • Acid Reflux
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Headaches
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Costochondritis
  • Costochondritis - Rib Pain Caused By
  • Cough
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes - Type 1
  • Diabetes - Type 2
  • Dizziness
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Infections
  • Epstein-Barr Virus Infections
  • Fainting
  • Fatigue
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • General Medicine Complaints
  • Gout
  • Gout Arthritis
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Pain
  • Headaches
  • Heartburn
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Lacerations - Minor
  • Lymph Nodes - Armpit and Neck
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Pneumonia
  • Rheumatism
  • Seizures
  • Sinusitis
  • Sinusitis - Chronic
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes (Lymphadenopathy)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tonsillitis
  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Vertigo
View all 55 Specialties +


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About Ernesto Bonilla, MD

Ernesto Bonilla, MD, is on Staff in the Department of Family Practice at Cleveland Clinic, Weston, Fla. His specialty interests include general family practice, gynecology and care of children and adolescents. Dr. Bonilla has been certified by the American Academy of Family Medicine since 1999 and is licensed to practice in Indiana and Florida. He was appointed to Cleveland Clinic in 2007.

Dr. Bonilla received his undergraduate education from the Colegio Andino (Deutsche Schule), Bogota, Colombia, and his medical degree from Escuela Colombiana de Medicina, Bogota. Dr. Bonilla completed a family practice internship and residency at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, Bronx, N.Y.

Dr. Bonilla practiced at San Antonio de Tequendama, Cundinamarca, Colombia, and at Centro Medico Garces-Navas, and Centro Medico Oloya Quiroga, Bogota, Colombia. He was also Primary Care Physician and Site Medical Director at Indiana Health Centers in Kokoma, Ind., as well as Supervisor for Medical Students at Indiana University School of Medicine in Kokomo. He was also a Primary Care Provider at Emerald Hills Medical Center in Hollywood, Fla.

He belongs to the American Academy of Family Practice and the American Medical Association.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
Family Practice
Bronx, NY

Internship - Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
Family Practice
Bronx, NY

Medical Education - Escuela Colombiana de Medicina
Santa Fe De Bogota,


  • Family Medicine

Specialty Interests

Family medicine, adult physicals, general medicine complaints, school physicals, sports physicals, health and wellness

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 3/25/2024, Dr. Bonilla has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

778 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

117 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 30, 2024

My doctor was friendly, courteous & looked at me while talking

Reviewed on May 17, 2024

Very good Dr for 13 years

Reviewed on May 14, 2024

The Doctor was very helpful. He provided guidance as to medications. He was very easy to speak with..

Reviewed on May 10, 2024

Dr Bonilla is the best doctor! He is very nice and dedicated to the help the patient

Reviewed on May 10, 2024

As I said, Dr Bonilla and the nurse....very good!

Reviewed on May 10, 2024

Dr. Bonilla is an excellent professional, respectful, and excellent human being and he has always cared about answering all questions about my conditions and looking for the least aggressive medicines for me!

Reviewed on May 9, 2024


Reviewed on Apr 29, 2024

Dr Bonilla is great spends time to explain the answers you ask

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2024

Dr. Bonilla has always been a professional,caring doctor, that's why I continue to use Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2024

All I can say is that I will never change Dr. Bonilla for any other doctor, in fact, I always recommend him to my friends

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2024

Have seen Dr Bonilla for many years I would recommend him to others as he is kind and respectful to my needs. We communicate well via My Chart if required to do so after blood work concerns etc. He even goes as far as calling to discuss the blood work and what changes may need changing. I for one appreciate his efforts

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2024

Dr. Bonilla was helpful in providing suggested treatment needed

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2024

Excellent medical care. Fantastic Doctor, staff and receptionists.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2024

Doctor listens to me

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

Excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2024

Dr. Bonilla's support staff is always responsive and friendly.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2024

Always a great experience with Dr. Bonilla. He's a gentleman.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2024

I feel blessed to have Cleveland Clinic as my healthcare provider.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2024

Dr Bonilla is experienced and warm human being

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2024

Excellent Dr Bonilla

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2024

Dr. Bonilla is a knowledgeable, attentive, and highly competent doctor. He is always responsive and follows up with all medical issues. I am fortunate to have him as part of my medical team.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2024

Dr. Bonilla is an excellent physician. Very knowledgeable, patient and always takes his time to discuss my health concerns.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2024

Dr. Bonilla is an excellent doctor. Very respectful and knowledgeable. He listened my concerns and gave me advice. Very attentive to his email and and response in regards my health. Happy to have a great doctor like him.

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2024

I completely respect DR Bonilla

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2024

Dr. Bonilla is very familiar with my past medical history and the way ahead. Dr. Bonilla is very attentive and concerned about my medical wellness.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2024

Dr Bonilla is a fantastic profesional, he is always ahead of anything that matters to me which I do really appreciate. I trust him and follow any recommendation he gives me

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2024

Dr. Bonilla he is Excelent!!

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2024

Dr. Ernesto Bonilla Is the best.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2024

Dr. Bonilla has always listens

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2024

Dr. Bonilla makes me feel comfortable and is very thorough.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2024

Good doctor, good visit.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2024

Dr Bonilla is the best doctor I ever had. He listens and then responds. That is what I like

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2024

Dr Bonilla is a very knowledgeable and compassionate physician. Highly recommended.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

Dr Bonilla is the best. I moved out of area but still travel to see him for my medical checks. His professionalism and thoughtfulness for his patients is hard to find these days.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2024

excellent doctor

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2024

Dr. Bonilla is always concerned and caring at every visit

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2024

Dr. Bonilla is truly the bestvery patient and understanding with medical and personal issues.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2024

Excellent Dr.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2024

Dr Bonilla is the best primary physician I'm ever seen.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2024

Dr. Bonilla was excellent as usual. Listened to all I said and had great interaction.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2024

Dr. Bonilla has been my main doctor for many years. I always trust his way to practice medicine and his advice.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2024

One of the very best Doctors I've ever known. Very knowledgeable!!

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2024

Dr Bonilla and his staff are excellent

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2024

Dr Bonilla is a great Physician, because he hears you and he is never in a hurry to leave, as other doctors!

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2024

Dr. Bonilla and his staff are all very nice!

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2024

Excelente doctor

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

He is a very good Dr with fantastic listening skills. Also shows empathy

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2023

I have been going to Dr. Bonilla for quite some time. Always takes the time to listen.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2023

The visit and consultation with Dr. Bonilla was excellent. The approximate wait time for an appointment is 2 months or more, which is a very long time to wait for an in-person visit to the doctor if you are not feeling well and do not need to go emergency.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2023

My experience with Dr. Ernesto Bonilla has been one of respect, trust and admiration

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2023

Dr Bonilla is an excellent Doctor. Very dedicated to the patients and very professional.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2023

Best doctor

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

Dr. Bonilla is a very nice doctor. He really cares about my health

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2023

Dr. Bonilla was thorough and excellent responding to my concerns. Which gives me confidence .

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2023

Dr Bonilla is an excellent doctor - caring, understanding and thorough.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2023

I'm grateful the doctor listened to me.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2023

As always Dr Bonilla is so professional and courteous and makes me feel so comfortable and at ease. Thank you Dr Bonilla

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2023

I'll recommend dr Bonilla to everyone highly

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

Dr. Bonilla is a fantastic doctor and understands patient's needs and explains results in a very caring way.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

Dr Bonilla's nurse & Dr Bonilla are very attentive, helpful care givers

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

Dr Bonilla takes good care of my husband and me for many years. He is very kind and he has knowledge. He was the one who discovered my thiroid cancer. He is always trying to maintain us in good health. For us, he is the best. I could say that I go to Cleveland because he's there.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

I recommend Dr Bonilla to all my friends.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

Dr Bonilla is experienced, concerned, "knowledgeable" and caring.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2023

Dr bonilla is an excelent doctor.he takes care of people and has the sensibility that people need from a doctor. We recomended a lot of people to take apt with him.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2023

Dr. Bonilla was very nice to see me since my Dr.was off that day. I really appreciated him taking the time to see me even in his busy schedule. He made me feel hopeful about my illness and more patient with my illness.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2023

Dr. Bonilla was very informative and caring with all my questions. Very nice and respectful

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

Dr. Bonilla has been a great personal physician since I moved to Florida in 2020

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2023

Dr Bonilla listened closely to my concerns and provided treatment options.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2023

Exceptional doctor and knowledgeable

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2023

Excellent doctor

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2023

Dr Bonilla was very informative and caring.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2023

Since I didn't yet have any blood work, discussions with the doctor were quite short and limited. Let's see once I get my blood work this week.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

Excellent doctor

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

Excellent experience, I highly recommend Dr Bonilla.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2023

Dr. Bonilla is an excellent and very knowledgeable doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

Dr. Ernesto Bonilla is the best doctor in Weston.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2023

Dr. Bonilla is an exceptional physician. Always listening and very willing to help us be on the right path to better health.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2023

As always, Dr. Bonilla is informed with my medical situation and makes sure that I am doing well.

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2023

Dr Bonilla is a first rate primary care doctor. He is knowledgeable and listens and explains things very well. I would highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2023

Dr Bonilla is an excellent doctor. He has been my doctor for many years and has always provided me with excellent care!

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2023

First time at this office. The doctor was patient and attentive. He took his time, never made me feel rushed and answered all my concerns. I'm very happy to have found this office and Dr. Bonilla.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2023

So happy with Cleveland Clinic. The staff at this office were kind and friendly. My wait time was very short, and the nurse and doctor were wonderful.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2023

Dr.Bonilla is a very competent and knowledgeable physician. Very considerate and patient.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

Dr. Bonilla is excellent! He's very caring and attentive. He Is so knowledgeable . He literally SAVED my life and I will always be grateful! Would definitely recommend him to others.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

I have been going to Dr Bonilla for over 20 years when he first started at Cleveland Clinic. He is thorough, knowledgeable and catches everything. I highly recommend him, even though he is not accepting new patients. Thank you.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

My late husband went to Dr Bonilla too. He caught his lung cancer and when results came back, personally call my late husband and even set up quick appointments with specialist. My late husband had lung cancer without ever smoking, genetically predisposed. But Dr. Bonilla kept closely with is doctors and treatment. He went into remission with another Cleveland Clinic doctor, Dr. Lilenbaum who later went to Yale to head up oncology department.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

Thank you for your doctor, nurses and everyone one involved.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2023

Dr. Bonilla has been taking care of me for a long time, being from NY and having the best doctors I found Dr. Bonilla an excellent doctor who is excellent in diagnosing internal medical problems, I have been going to CCH since 2000, I started with Dr. Pearl at same location, in addition my wife and son have used Dr. Bonilla with great care.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2023

He is a Rock Star, more Physicians should be like Dr Bonilla

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2023

Excelente Good doctor and all

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2023

Very very pleased vs my past experience with Dr Singh

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2023

Dr Bonilla Enesto office one of the best

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

Dr. Bonilla was great!

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

Dr. Bonilla is great.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

Dr. Bonilla is great. Highly recommend to others

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2023

The Dr Bonilla is the best, very proffesional

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2023

Very happy that I chose Dr Bonilla, didn't feel rushed, he took his time to listen to me, paid attention to what I said, which is very important to me.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2023

Dr. Bonilla is very thorough and a good listener.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2023

Dr. Ahktar is continuing my treatment and I am hoping it will alleviate the problem.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2023

Dr Bonilla was amazing and provided me a treatment for the severe nasal allergies I was struggling for some time and symptoms have gone now.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2023

I love this Doctor. Very concerned with questions and health problem. He went beyond and looked for a solution while looking for a biopsy doctor who can perform it for me. I appreciate it. Best regards, Mila

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

Always have an excellent experience with Dr. Bonilla. He has my complete trust.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2023

Dr. Bonilla is an excellent provider for my entire family.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023

The best doctor

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023

Dr Bonilla is truly the best Doctor I've ever had

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

Dr. Bonilla is my favorite dr ever,

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

I'm very happy with Dr. Bonilla. He is very knowledgeable and caring.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2023

Dr. Bonilla is an excellent physician.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2023

Doctor went above and beyond. Excellent service

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2023

Dr. Smyth was really nice & explained & showed my X-ray & reason for his plan of care

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2023

Dr. Bonilla was excellent. I would definitely recommend him

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

Excellent and very professional service from Dr Bonilla and his team

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2023

I love to go to Doctors visits and experience professional staff Keep up the GREAT Work

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2023

I have been seeing Dr Bonilla since moving to FL about 10 years ago and he is truly a wonderful MD. He is caring and attentive and actually somehow is able to find the time to engage and listen In this era of medicine where MD's are pushed to see so many patients that I know it's stressful. He honors the patient's knowledge and opinions yet also shares his medical expertise and recommendations. He is one of the good ones that takes their time and you never feel rushed. If you have the opportunity to see him I would highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2023

Excellent doctor, very nice person!

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2023

Thank you so much for the great care you have provided. Looking forward having you many years as my physician.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2023

Dr Bonilla is a very good and profesional care provaider

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