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Ronald M. Gonzalez, D.O.

Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

Clinical Interests

Hand & Wrist, Pain & Injury Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 275-5193

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Fax: (585) 273-3297

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients


Dr. Ronald M. Gonzalez specializes in all aspects of upper extremity disorders, with specific specialization in sports injuries, trauma and degenerative conditions of the hand and elbow, including microsurgery. He also has special interests in shoulder related injuries. Dr. Gonzalez earned his doctor of osteopathic medicine from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford, NJ. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine, becoming the chief resident in July of 2008. He went on to complete his fellowship in hand and upper extremities injuries at the University of Rochester. Prior to joining URMC Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Dr. Gonzalez was practicing orthopaedics in New Windsor, NY. Dr. Gonzalez joined URMC Orthopaedics in 2012 as an Assistant Professor. He is a professional member of several medical and academic associations and organizations. He has lectured on numerous professional and academic topics throughout his career.


Faculty Appointments


  • Hand Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/21/2004 - 06/20/2005
Internship in Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

07/01/2005 - 06/30/2009
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at UMDNJ- Orthopaedics Surgery Residency

08/01/2009 - 07/31/2010
Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery: Hand Surgery at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Journal Articles

Gonzalez RM, Hammert WC. "Dorsal Fracture-Dislocations of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint." The Journal of hand surgery.. 2015 Dec 0; 40(12):2453-5. Epub 2015 Oct 17.

Hammert WC, Gonzalez R, Elfar JC. "Evaluation of patients' perception of safety to drive after outpatient, minimally invasive procedures of the hand." Hand : official journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery.. 2012 Dec 0; 7(4):447-9.