Mithra O. Gonzalez, M.D.

Mithra O. Gonzalez, M.D.

Contact Information

210 Crittenden Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14642

100 Meridian Centre, Suite 125
Rochester, NY 14618

Appointment: (585) 273-3937

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  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Mithra Gonzalez is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is affiliated with Strong Memorial Hospital and has a secondary appointment in the Eastman Dental Institutes Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Dr. Gonzalez is a skilled surgeon committed to helping patients overcome debilitating conditions or recapture their self confidence. As an oculofacial specialist, he approaches each case understanding the important balance between preserving functional vision and achieving aesthetic goals. Dr. Gonzalez medically and surgically treats a variety of conditions related to orbital and facial trauma, disease and congenital anomalies.

Dr. Gonzalez graduated with honors from Virginia Commonwealth University and earned his medical degree at the University of Iowa where he was also a research assistant in the Department of Ophthalmology. He completed a residency in ophthalmology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He continued his training at the University of Colorado School of Medicine where he completed an American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery approved Fellowship. Dr. Gonzalez is board certified in ophthalmology and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Awards & Honors (National)

Phi Eta Sigma National Honors Society 1997

Awards & Honors (Local)

Co-President | Flaum Eye Institute Alumni Council 2015 - Present
University Honors, Virginia Commonwealth University 2000
Undergraduate Research Grant, Virginia Commonwealth University 1999
Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, The Latino Scholars Program | Virginia Commonwealth University 1998 - 2000
Psychology Honors Program, Virginia Commonwealth University 1998 - 2000
Psi Chi | Virginia Commonwealth University 1998 - 2000
Commonwealth Award | Virginia Commonwealth University 1997 - 1998
Dean's List, Virginia Commonwealth 1996 - 2000
University Honors Program, Virginia Commonwealth University 1996 - 2000

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Ophthalmology (SMD) - Primary
Assistant Professor - Department of Dentistry (SMD)
Assistant Professor - Department of Otolaryngology (SMD)


Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology


MD | University of Iowa College of Medicine2005

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship at University of Colorado Hospital- GME07/01/2010 - 06/30/2012
Residency in Ophthalmology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2007 - 06/30/2010
Internship in Transitional at Iowa Methodist Medical Center-Medical Education Office07/01/2006 - 06/30/2007
Research at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics06/01/2005 - 05/15/2006