Luis A. Gonzalez, MD, MPH is a vitreoretinal surgeon at NJRetina. He earned his medical degree from the School of Medicine at the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education in Monterrey, Mexico where he graduated summa cum laude. In 2012, Dr. Gonzalez earned a Master of Public Health degree in Biostatistics and Epidemiology from Harvard University.
He completed his residency in ophthalmology at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, followed by a two-year fellowship in medical and surgical vitreoretinal diseases at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. He also trained in uveitis and ocular immunology with Dr. Stephen Foster at the Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution.
Dr. Gonzalez has held several leadership and academic appointments, serving as an Instructor in Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medical College, and as Chief Ophthalmology Resident at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Dr. Gonzalez has received numerous honors and awards, including the Peer Recognition Award from the University of Pittsburgh and the Harvard Presidential Scholar Award. He has presented in national and international meetings including the Atlantic Coast Retinal Club and Macula 20/20 Meeting in 2020, the 2018 and 2019 Annual Retina and Uveitis Symposium in New York City, the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Mexican Retina Association. Dr. Gonzalez has authored book chapters and original papers in various peer-reviewed journals, including the Graefe Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology, Retina, and the British Journal of Ophthalmology.
He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists, The Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology, the Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Gonzalez and his wife Patricia have been married since 2017 and they live with their rescue mutt Beni. Dr. Gonzalez enjoys skiing, running, and playing classical piano. He is fluent in Spanish.