Bonnie J. Weigert

Bonnie J. Weigert, MD

Associate Professor and Residency Program Director
1685 Highland Avenue
UWMFCB - 6148
Madison, WI 53705
(608) 263-8639


  • Bachelor of Science
    Butler University, Indianapolis, IN, 1989
  • Medical Doctorate
    University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1993
  • Internship
    University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 1993-1994
  • Residency
    University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 1994-1997

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Clinical Specialties

  • Dr. Bonnie Weigert specializes in treating the unique medical problems of musicians and dancers, addressing issues such as muscle imbalances, posture, strength and practice habits. Download a program description  for more information.
  • General Rehabilitation
  • Conservative Management of Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Performing Arts Medicine
  • Worker's compensation
  • EMG
  • Botox for spasticity in neurologic disorders

Professional Activities

  • University of Wisconsin Hospital Graduate Medical Education Oversight
    • Committee, 2000-2003, 2005-present
    • Core Curriculum Subcommittee, 2009-present
  • University Of Wisconsin Hospital Medical Records committee, 2003-present
  • Medical Board of University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, 2008-2010
  • American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM)
    • Graduate Medical Education Committee Chair 2009-present
  • American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine Oral Board Examiner 2007-2011
  • Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA)
    • Board of Directors, 2010-present
    • Research Committee, 2006-present 
  • International Association for Dance Medicine and Science
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists

Research Interests

  • Musculoskeletal problems in musicians and dancers
  • Performance improvement in musicians and dancers
  • Health promotion in the arts, particularly among students
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