COVID-19 MESSAGE FROM BMMSA

Our first priority is the health, wellness and safety of everyone who walks through our doors.

Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists Association is open for medically necessary office visits and procedures only. BMMSA as a corporation is taking all necessary precautions and following public health safety guidelines in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic.

TeleMedicine appointments are now available. Please contact your physicians office for eligibility, additional information, and with any concerns or questions.

As per order of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, any person entering our office building is required to wear a face mask at all times. Patients will not be permitted to enter the building without a face mask.

All patients should expect to be phone screened by Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists Association staff for COVID-19 symptoms or exposures prior to their appointment and again upon arrival. Patients should also expect to be temperature screened upon arrival in the office.

If your answer to any of the following questions is “Yes”, we ask that you call to reschedule your appointment.

In the past 14 days, have you developed any fever, cough or shortness of breath?
In the past 14 days, have you developed any of the following new symptoms?

  • Body aches or muscle pains?
  • Chills or repeated shaking with chills?
  • Headache?
  • Sore throat?
  • New loss of taste or of smell?
  • Have you, or anyone you have close contact with, been recently referred for COVID-19 testing?

In the past 14 days, have you traveled outside of PA? If “Yes”, please call the office to notify us of travel BEFORE your appointment. Patients recently returning from travel restricted states or countries will be asked to reschedule their appointment.

For the safety of our staff and other patients, patient family members or companions are not permitted at this time to accompany patients to their appointments (unless medically necessary or the patient is a minor). Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists Association respectfully asks family members or companions to wait outside or safely in their vehicle.

We encourage all of our patients to visit the CDC website and Main Line Health COVID-19 Response website to read more about everyday preventative measures and for the most up to date guidance regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). If you are concerned that you may have the Coronavirus (COVID-19), please contact your local Health Departments.

If you have any questions regarding our policy and your appointment, please call your doctor’s office.

Bartholomew R. Bono, M.D.

Infectious Disease

Specialties

  • Infectious Disease

    Board Certified in 2001

Location

Bryn Mawr Medical Arts Pavilion
825 Old Lancaster Road
Suite 350
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Phone: (610) 527-8118
Fax: (610) 527-3296

Education

  • 1987-1991 – B.S., University of Delaware
    Newark, Delaware
  • 1992-1996 – M.D., Temple University School of Medicine
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Postdoctoral Training

  • 1996-1999 – Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine
    The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City
  • 1999-2001 – Fellowship, Infectious Diseases
    Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Publications

  1. Dhar S, Marchaim D, Tansek R, Chopra T, Yousuf A, Bhargava A, Martin ET, Talbot TR, Johnson LE, Hingwe A, Zuckerman JM, Bono BR, Shuman EK, Poblete J, Tran M, Kulhanek G, Thyagarajan R, Nagappan V, Herzke C, Perl TM, Kaye KS. Contact precautions: more is not necessarily better. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Mar;35(3):213-21.
  2. Zuckerman JM, Qamar F, Bono BR. Review of macrolides (azithromycin, clarithromycin), ketolids (telithromycin) and glycylcyclines (tigecycline). Med Clin North Am. 2011 Jul;95(4):761-91, viii.
  3. Hamilton KW, Abt PL, Rosenbach MA, Bleicher MB, Levine MS, Mehta J, Montgomery SP, Hasz RD, Bono BR, Tetzlaff MT, Mildiner-Early S, Introcaso CE, Blumberg EA. Donor-derived Strongyloides stercoralis infections in renal transplant recipients. Transplantation. 2011 May 15;91(9):1019-24.
  4. Kumar D, Michaels MG, Morris MI, Green M, Avery RK, Liu C, Danziger-Isakov L, Stosor V, Estabrook M, Gantt S, Marr KA, Martin S, Silveira FP, Razonable RR, Allen UD, Levi ME, Lyon GM, Bell LE, Huprikar S, Patel G, Gregg KS, Pursell K, Helmersen D, Julian KG, Shiley K, Bono B, Dharnidharka VR, Alavi G, Kalpoe JS, Shoham S, Reid GE, Humar A. Outcomes from pandemic influenza A H1N1 infection in recipients of solid-organ transplants: a multicentre cohort study. American Society of Transplantation H1N1 Collaborative Study Group. Lancet Infect Dis. 2010 Aug;10(8):521-6.
  5. Zuckerman JM, Qamar F, Bono BR. Macrolides, ketolides, and glycylcyclines: azithromycin, clarithromycin, telithromycin, tigecycline. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2009 Dec;23(4):997-1026, ix-x.
  6. Anim-Appiah D, Bono B, Fleegler E, Roach N, Samuel R, Myers AR. Mycobacterium avium complex tenosynovitis of the wrist and hand. Arthritis Rheum. 2004 Feb 15;51(1):140-142.

Presentations/Abstracts: 

  1. Aure S, Chua E, Larioza J, Bono B. Pseudotumor Cerebri in an HIV-Infected Woman. Pennsylvania College of Internal Medicine 2005 Meeting.

Lectures by Invitation

2009

Outpatient Therapy of Increasingly Resistant Gram Negative Rods
Urology Grand Rounds
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2008

Quinolones: The Rise And Fall Of An Antimicrobial Class
Internal Medicine Grand Rounds
Albert Einstein Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2006

Antimicrobial Agents in Orthopaedic Surgery: Prophylaxis and Treatment
Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds
Albert Einstein Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2005

  • Update in Travel Medicine
    Community Medical Center Continuing Medical Education
    Toms River, New Jersey
  • Pharmacologic and Nonpharmacologic Therapy of Urinary Tract Infection
    Urology Grand Rounds
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2004

Community-Acquired Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
Northeastern Hospital Medical Grand Rounds
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2003

Management of Fever and Neutropenia
Frankford Hospital Medical Intern Lecture Series
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2002

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases Update
    Jeanes Hospital Continuing Medical Education
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Clinical Pathologic Conference
    Temple University Hospital Department of Medicine
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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