Dr. Gonzalez is a gynecologic oncologist in The Center for Women’s Oncology at the Moffitt Cancer Center. Dr. Gonzalez is interested in the genetics of cancer and was the first physician to receive a scholarship from the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation and National Cancer Institute to pursue this field of study at the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Gonzales believes that the future of cancer treatment lies in prevention. Discoveries in genetics research will pave the way for preventive measures that help reduce or eliminate gyn cancers in women.
A native of Spain, Dr. Gonzalez received his medical degree from one of the oldest medical schools in Europe, which was founded in 1450. Following his residency and a Ph.D., he came to the Mayo Clinic to complete a gynecologic surgery fellowship and conduct research into vulvar cancer.
Dr. Gonzalez was then in private practice as a gynecologist oncologist in Spain for five years before returning to the U.S. He completed a second residency and fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, as well as completing a master’s degree in biomedical sciences.
Dr. Gonzalez encourages his patients to be proactive about all aspects of their treatment, from quality of care issues to asking about clinical trials that might be beneficial.
Dr. Gonzalez is fluent in Spanish and Catalan.
In addition to seeing patients at Moffitt Cancer Center in the USF area, he sees patients at the Moffitt Medical Group office on MacDill Avenue in West Tampa and operates at Moffitt Cancer Center, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital and Florida Hospital Tampa.