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As a general surgeon in Stamford, Dr. James Bonheur performs surgical procedures to treat conditions affecting the abdomen and related structures, like hernias or tumors.

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Dr. James Bonheur is one of the nation’s leading surgeons and the premiere vein doctor in the Stamford, Greenwich, Norwalk and Bridgeport, Connecticut area. In 2008, Dr. Bonheur was listed among America’s Top Surgeons in 2008 because of his work in the field of general surgery and bariatrics. James Bonheur MD now offers superior vein treatment, utilizing the latest in minimally invasive procedures.

James Bonheur graduated from Adelphi University in Garden City, NY before earning his medical degree from SABA University School of Medicine in Netherlands-Antilles. Dr. Bonheur performed residencies at two prestigious institutions, Stamford Hospital in Stamford CT and Boston University Medical Center. He emerged as a leader in his field, ultimately serving as chief resident at Stamford. Dr. James Bonheur received specialty training in surgical research as a fellow at Boston University, vascular research training at Massachusetts General Hospital, and laparo-endoscopic and bariatric surgery training at Danbury Hospital.

James Bonheur, MD, DABS is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, a professional group dedicated to promoting high standards of excellence in surgical care. As a leader in phlebology, the medical specialty focusing on vein problems, Dr. Bonheur is a member of the American College of Phlebology. He belongs to many other professional organizations, including the American College of Surgeons, the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.

Fluent in English and Spanish, with a working knowledge of French, Dr. James Bonheur has an exceptional bedside manner that puts all of his patients at ease. He is dedicated his career to achieving both medical symptom improvement and enhancing cosmetic appeal by combining accurate diagnosis with minimally-invasive techniques that provide comprehensive and effective venous disease treatment.

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Education & Training  

Medical School


  • Stamford Hospital
    Residency, General Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Greenwich Hospital

Languages Spoken  

  • English
  • Spanish

The Center for Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery  


32 Strawberry Hill Court, Suite 41052, Stamford, Connecticut 06902-2777

Office Hours

  Open Lunch Close
Mon 8:00 am 12:00 - 1:00 pm 5:00 pm
Tue 8:00 am 12:00 - 1:00 pm 5:00 pm
Wed 8:00 am 12:00 - 1:00 pm 5:00 pm
Thu 8:00 am 12:00 - 1:00 pm 5:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am 12:00 - 1:00 pm 5:00 pm

Office Details

Doctor Specialty General Surgery
Practice SpecialtyGeneral Surgery
Hospital Affiliation
  • Greenwich Hospital
Languages Spoken English, Spanish

Insurances Accepted  

  • Aetna
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • WellPoint