Biography & Education

Biography

Michelle Bonta, M.D., greets all her patients with a smile because she feels it is a privilege to take care of people. “I want my patients to feel that they can approach me with any concern, no matter how minute it may seem to them,” she says. “If something about their skin is bothering them, I want to know about it.”

After graduating with a bachelor of arts degree in molecular biophysics and biochemistry from Yale University, Dr. Bonta earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass. She completed her residency in dermatology at Oregon Health & Science University.

Born in Jamaica, West Indies, Dr. Bonta enjoys spending time with her husband and daughters when away from her medical practice. Her favorite activities include hiking, watching movies, decorating and cultivating orchids.

Areas of expertise

Dermatology

Education
Yale University; Harvard Medical School
Languages
  • English

Care Locations

417 SW 117th Ave.
Suite 100
Portland , OR 97225
Fax 503-216-8999
Affiliated Facilities

Specialties

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments
About Our Survey

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.8 out of 5 (184 Ratings, 52 Comments)

 

11/27/2015
She was on time, everything went quickly.
Providence Health & Services Patient
 

11/19/2015
Dr. BONTA very through...feel very confident in her skin inspections .
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

11/10/2015
Dr. Bonta is a wonderful doctor. She determined that I had a fungus infection and cured it after I had suffered with it for a year due to an incorrect diagnosis. She has provided me with excellent care for over a decade.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

11/10/2015
Dr. Bonta is an excellent and caring physician.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

11/03/2015
I have complete confidence in Dr. Bonta.
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

11/01/2015
Very thorough, easy to work with
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

11/01/2015
Dr. Bonta is awesome!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

10/27/2015
I have great confidence in this provider. Her recommendations and advise always turn out to be correct.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

10/12/2015
Dr, Bonta always takes care of my problems.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

10/11/2015
I am very grateful for her care.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

09/29/2015
I have received wonderful care from my primary care physician and my dermatologist which I saw on this visit
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

09/22/2015
Excellent provider
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

09/20/2015
Dr Bonta is an excellent doctor. I have complete confidence in her opinions concerning my skin.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

09/18/2015
Doctor Bonta is wonderful!
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

09/09/2015
Dr. Bonta is always very thorough. Excellent exams and very pleasant. Excellent professional.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

08/18/2015
This provider is always courteous, clear and knowledgeable.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

08/16/2015
I love Dr.Bonta! She's the best!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

08/12/2015
Dr. Bonta is the most caring doctor I have ever seen.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

08/11/2015
Dr. Bonta is an excellent doctor.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

08/08/2015
Dr. Bonta is the best!!! I'd highly recommend her!! She's genuinly friendly, listens carefully to my concerns and explians the treatment that she's providing upon assessing my needs
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

08/05/2015
Dr. Bonta is a wonderful doctor. I have been her patient for over a decade and have nothing but praise for her skill and compassion.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

08/04/2015
One of my favorite doctors, a personal and caring professional.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

08/02/2015
I like that Dr. Bonta performs minor surgery during the visit you come for the initial consultation.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

07/30/2015
I have seen Dr. Bonta twice in the past 3-5 years. She is efficient, quite pleasant, listens well, and provides very good treatment. [...] I think she is top notch!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

07/29/2015
Dr. Bonta is an excellent dermatologist and each appointment with her has been a good experience
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

06/30/2015
welllrun efficient clinic full of helpful people. really Like my praovider Dr. bonta.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

06/24/2015
Dr. Bonta is wonderful and an excellent source of information.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

06/24/2015
I have always had excellent attention from Dr. Bonta
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

06/15/2015
I always enjoy seeing her and I am so confident that if there is a problem she will spot it.
Providence Health & Services Patient
80

05/15/2015
Dr. Bonta is very busy and with my busy [...] schedule, I needed to delay getting attention to removal of melanoma. We did end up having a very nice discussion and arrived at a time for surgery. She was nice to offer breaking into her schedule [...]
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

05/13/2015
Experiences have always been excellent. Dr Bonta has been very active with my case and it has been a difficult case. She has been always one step ahead and willing to suggest another doctor for some of the issues.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

04/22/2015
Dr. Bonta cares for my daughter, husband and colleague. She listens, provides well thought out information, is understanding and has a sweet demeaner.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

04/22/2015
Because of the encouragement from Dr Bonta, I was able to get help with another issue unrelated to my scheduled appointment.
Providence Health & Services Patient
 

04/12/2015
Dr Bonta is one of the nicest Dr's I have ever seen. She makes very uncomfortable situations (for me) easy to deal with. She is extremely thoughtful.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

04/07/2015
Dr. Bonta, My first visit with her she took a biopsy which turned out to be a melanoma. Other skin doctors had dismissed my concerns. She is excellent!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

04/07/2015
Dr. Bonta even helped me with my bad reaction to poison ivy by getting me a prescription & even helped me find a way to make sure I didn't have to over spend to affor it!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

04/05/2015
I love this doctor!!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/29/2015
This provider keeps me safe from a serious medical risk, I can't say enough great things about her.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/17/2015
Dr. Bonta is very caring and efficient.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/10/2015
generally a very pleasant experiance.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/02/2015
Dr. Bonta is exceptionally kind, courteous, respectful and gentle (procedures from past visits).
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

02/18/2015
I have been happy with Dr. Bonta and now my wife has a appointment with her.
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

02/18/2015
Had an active outbreak of rash from [...] and had to wait for an appointment for a month.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

02/18/2015
Dr. Bonta is very thorough and I feel very confident that she is on top of my problems with skin cancer.
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

02/18/2015
Dr. Bonta is great.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

02/18/2015
[...] like this provider
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

02/17/2015
Dr.Bonta is wonderful.
Providence Health & Services Patient
50

02/11/2015
Dr. Bonta is very smart and thorough which is why I see her but her bed side manner could use some improvement. Often times in a dermatology setting people are self conscious of their issues. I think she has become complacement in her practice in this regard and could be more sensitive in the language she uses during the appointment. Additionally, the issues could potentially come with serious health issues so being both self conscious and a little worried it would be great to have a provider who is both smart and a little sensitive to those emotions. I will not change providers becasue I do trust Dr. Bonta and know I will receive great care from her.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

02/10/2015
Exceptional. She truly cares about your situation. Gives advise well beyond what one could expect. Also, no hesitation to recommend associates for consultation or treatment.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

02/10/2015
Michelle Bonta did an excellent job of detecting pre-cancerous cells on my nose. She is very articulate and easy to understand. Great doctor!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

02/03/2015
I have been with the Dr. Bonta for over 10 years and she is a wonderful doctor. I have had a number of skin issues over the years and she has done a great job of curing the problem. I cannot recommend her enough.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

01/14/2015
I was mixed up on my appointment time and arrived 1/2 hr. late. Receptionist checked with the doctor's office and the Doctor said she would take me anyway. I am very appreciative of this.
Providence Health & Services Patient