BSW Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery - Fort Worth
Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico
Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Surgery, Allegheny University Hospitals, Philadelphia, PAChief Surgical Resident, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NCChief Surgical Resident, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Associate Fellowship Director, Heart Transplantation and MCS Fellowship Program
American Board of Thoracic SurgeonsInternational Society for Heart & Lung TransplantationNorth Texas Latin American PhysiciansSouthern Thoracic Surgical AssociationThe Society of Thoracic SurgeonsThe Transplantation Society
American Board of Surgery, DiplomateAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery, Diplomate
Dr. Gonzalez is a cardiothoracic surgeon with in-depth experience in adult cardiac surgery, valve surgery, and other high-risk cardiac surgeries. Dr. Gonzalez focuses on offering patients a full spectrum of surgical options for the treatment of cardiovascular disease and has a special interest in mitral valves. Dr. Gonzalez is a published author contributing comprehensive research findings and clinical experience with cardiac diseases to more than 100 nationally recognized publications.
He currently serves as chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth. His leadership has brought Baylor Scott & White multiple initiatives for cardiac surgery, including a multidisciplinary high-risk surgery case meeting, systemwide quality metrics, research protocols, an app allowing direct contact for physicians to surgeons, and the establishment of a mitral valve program at Baylor Scott & White – Fort Worth.
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