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Herbert L. Bonkovsky, MD

Specialities and Expertise

  • Gastroenterology, Hepatitis, Liver Disease, Porphyrin and Heme Metabolism


  • Professor of Medicine and Molecular Medicine and Translational Science; Director, Laboratory for Liver and Metabolic Disorders
  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine
  • Professor of Medicine and Molecular Medicine & Translational Science
  • Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist


  • Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
  • Internship: Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
  • Residency: Medicine, Cleveland Metropolitan General – Lutheran, Cleveland, OH
  • Fellowship: Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH
  • Fellowship: Hepatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT


  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Select Awards, Achievements and Publications

  • Fellow, American College of Gastroenterology
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Fellow, American Gastroenterological Association
  • Fellow, American Association for the Study of Liver DIseases
  • Emeritus Member, American Society for Clinical Investigation
  • Governor’s Award for Excellence in Clinical Research, 2014
  • Selected as one of the Leading Physicians of the World, 2013
  • Over 1000 articles in peer-reviewed journals