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Eduardo Gonzalez, M.D.Eduardo Gonzalez, M.D.
Interventional Radiologist

Eduardo J. Gonzalez Pons, MD is a Board Certified Radiologist at Vascular and Interventional Specialists of Florida, with 7 years of extensive training in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology. Dr. Gonzalez is currently a Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist at the Vascular and Interventional Specialists of Florida in Miami, Florida, an office-based endovascular surgery center. He holds an American Board of Radiology Certification, Florida Medical License, and Puerto Rico Medical and Diagnostic Radiology License.

Dr. Gonzalez graduated Magna Cum Laude from both his undergraduate studies in Biology at the University of Puerto Rico in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico and medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. After medical school, he began his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in Houston, Texas and completed it at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Gonzalez then completed fellowship training in Interventional Radiology at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida.

Over the past 12 years, Dr. Gonzalez’s medical research has covered osteoporosis, pediatric diabetes, and renal transplant studies such as bone loss caused by disuse osteoporosis, visual color discrimination caused by inadequate blood sugar management, and the risk of Polyoma Virus infections in renal transplant patients. The latter, which is titled “Polyoma Virus: New or Just Previously Unnoticed? A Study of Biopsies” was published in the American Journal of Transplantation, 5:198, 2005, and was presented at the American Transplant Congress in Seattle, Washington in May 2005 and the Rafucci Surgical Research Forum in San Juan, Puerto Rico in February 2005.

Most recently, Dr. Gonzalez had been under the supervision of Shivank Bhatia and Govindarajan Narayanan at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida, conducting a retrospective study on the natural history of the Duramax dialysis catheter; focused on safety and complication rate. Additional retrospective studies are being performed involving the use and safety of total splenic artery embolization in oncologic patients with thrombocytopenia as well as the long term vessel patency after treatment with Irreversible Electroporation (IRE). Through this work, abstracts, papers and manuscripts have been submitted to the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR), Interventionaloncology360.com, and SIR's 39th Annual Scientific Meeting pending approval.

In addition, Dr. Gonzalez has been invited to present his research on:  the “Evaluation of Pediatric CT Doses and Protocols” at the American Roentgen Ray Society in San Diego, California in May 2010;

“Cardiac Volvulus” at the American Roentgen Ray Society website in June 2008; “Viral Myocarditis” at the Advance Cardiology Center in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico for the Dr. Garcia Rinaldi Foundation in July 2002; and on “Paralysis-induced Osteoporosis” at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, in July 2001.

Dr. Gonzalez is a member of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), and the American Board of Radiology (ABR). 

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