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About Cynthia G. González, MD

Cynthia Gonzalez, MD, is a board-certified neurologist who takes care of patients with life-threatening neurological and neurosurgical illnesses such as massive stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral hemorrhage, subdural hemorrhage, intraventricular hemorrhage, brain tumors, brain trauma, status epilepticus (severe epilepsy), nerve and muscle diseases, spinal cord disorders and the cardiopulmonary complications of brain injury.

As an assistant professor in the Department of Neurosciences at UC San Diego, Dr. Gonzales trains medical students, residents and fellows. Her research interests include neuroinfections and neuroimmunology, including the safety and feasibility of immunotherapy in the critical care population.

Dr. Gonazalez completed a fellowship in neurocritical care at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, and a residency in neurology at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. She earned her medical degree from Ponce School of Medicine (now Ponce Health Sciences University) in Puerto Rico and is board-certified in neurology.

She is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, the Neurocritical Care Society and the American Academy of Neurology. She speaks Spanish fluently.

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • Ponce Health Sciences University, Ponce, Puerto Rico

Residency

  • University of Miami, School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Fellowship

  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Gender

  • Female

Languages

  • Spanish

Date Joined Staff

  • 2014-08-01

Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Brain Trauma
  • Status Epilepticus
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Intraventricular Hemorrhage
  • Massive Stroke
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Cardiopulmonary Complications of Brain Injury
  • Brain Tumors
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted