Referring Physicians

Meet Dr. Michelle Bonness

Dr. Bonness is a Board Certified, Triple-Fellowship trained Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. She completed medical school at the University of Wisconsin – Madison and went on to complete a five-year General Surgery residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago. She then entered a two-year Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery program at the University of Louisville. As the first female plastic surgeon to complete the Louisville program, she went on to complete three additional fellowships: the first in Oculoplastic Surgery at the University of Louisville, the second in Cosmetic Surgery with Dr. Norman Cole and the last in Breast Reconstruction with a pioneer in breast surgery, Dr. Carl Hartrampf in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Bonness is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the only plastic surgery board which is recognized and accredited by the American Board of Medical Specialties ( and She has been in private practice for over 17 years and is one of only two Board Certified female plastic surgeons in Southeastern Wisconsin.

Meet Dr. Anthony Krausen

Dr. Anthony Krausen was born in Philadelphia, PA and holds an undergraduate degree from Princeton. Dr. Krausen earned his M.D. from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. His specialty training lasted seven years. Before settling in Milwaukee, he worked at Barnes Hospital and Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Krausen has been in Milwaukee doing plastic and reconstructive surgery since 1976. For the past 20 years, his practice has been limited to cosmetic surgery.

In the field of cosmetic surgery, Dr. Krausen is unique in so far as all the “stitch work” after surgery, all office treatments, and all follow-up cares are personally administered by Dr. Krausen. It is this personal attention to detail along with his eye for artistically pleasing results that keep his patients loyal. Dr. Krausen is:

  • Board certified in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Board certified in head and neck surgery
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Meet Dr. Anand Patel

Anand D. Patel, MD specializes in surgical and nonsurgical treatments for the face and neck and promotes a philosophy of natural and long-lasting rejuvenation. He is double board certified with the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and American Board of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery. His concentrated background in the face and neck allows mastery of both the technical and artistic challenges of these areas.

Family ties have brought Dr. Patel to Brookfield, Wisconsin after practicing many years at a thriving practice in Austin, Texas. See some of his testimonials here. Prior to this, Dr. Patel was selected to a competitive fellowship with the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) in Houston, Texas and completed a busy head and neck surgery residency at the nation’s first specialty hospital: New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in New York City.

Dr. Patel grew up in Southern California where he was valedictorian of his high school and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of California, San Diego. Prior to deciding on medicine as a profession, he held professional positions in journalism and software engineering. He then completed medical training at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine where he was a Dean’s Scholar and elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society.