Raul S. Gonzalez, M.D.

Raul S. Gonzalez, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 626
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-1702

Professional Bio

Dr. Gonzalez obtained his M.D. from the Medical College of Georgia in 2008, followed by residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Emory University. He completed fellowships in Surgical Pathology and Gastrointestinal Pathology at Vanderbilt University, where he also worked as an Instructor. He joined the University of Rochester as an Assistant Professor of Pathology in 2014 and is co-director of the Gastrointestinal Pathology Fellowship program.

Dr. Gonzalez has published more than 30 journal articles and has co-written a textbook on liver pathology. He is the GI Pathology editor for PathologyOutlines.com and is on the editorial board of Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. His professional interests are in the fields of gastrointestinal, hepatic, and pancreatobiliary pathology. His research includes studies on colorectal and pancreatobiliary carcinomas, small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors, and non-neoplastic liver disease. He is also interested in the education and training of pathology residents.

Awards & Honors (Local)

ASCP "40 Under 40" 2016
ADASP Diagnostic Surgical Pathology Award 2016

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 32 available »

2017 Jan
Gonzalez RS, Huh WJ, Cates JM, Washington K, Beauchamp RD, Coffey RJ, Shi C. "Micropapillary colorectal carcinoma: clinical, pathological and molecular properties, including evidence of epithelial-mesenchymal transition." Histopathology. 2017 Jan; 70(2):223-231. Epub 2016 Oct 28.
2017 Jan
Gonzalez RS, Gilger MA, Huh WJ, Washington K. "The Spectrum of Histologic Findings in Hepatic Outflow Obstruction." Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine. 2017 Jan; 141(1):98-103. Epub 2016 Sep 28.
2017 Jan
Fata CR, Gonzalez RS, Liu E, Cates JM, Shi C. "Mesenteric Tumor Deposits in Midgut Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors Are a Stronger Indicator Than Lymph Node Metastasis for Liver Metastasis and Poor Prognosis." The American journal of surgical pathology. 2017 Jan; 41(1):128-133.
2016 Nov
Gonzalez RS, Bagci P, Basturk O, Reid MD, Balci S, Knight JH, Kong SY, Memis B, Jang KT, Ohike N, Tajiri T, Bandyopadhyay S, Krasinskas AM, Kim GE, Cheng JD, Adsay NV. "Intrapancreatic distal common bile duct carcinoma: Analysis, staging considerations, and comparison with pancreatic ductal and ampullary adenocarcinomas." Modern pathology : an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc. 2016 Nov; 29(11):1358-1369. Epub 2016 Jul 29.
2016 Oct 20
Gonzalez RS, Amer SM, Yahia NB, Costa FD, Noatay M, Qiao JH, Rosado FG, Rosen Y, Sedassari BT, Yantiss RK, Gardner JM. "Facebook Discussion Groups Provide a Robust Worldwide Platform for Free Pathology Education." Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine. 2016 Oct 20; Epub 2016 Oct 20.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (SMD) - Primary


Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology - American Board of Pathology


MD | Medicine | Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University2008
BA | Chemistry | Emory University2004

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship at Vanderbilt University07/01/2013 - 12/31/013
Fellowship in Anatomic Pathology at Vanderbilt University07/01/2012 - 06/30/2013
Residency at Emory University Hospital- GME Office07/01/2009 - 06/30/2012
Internship at Emory University Hospital- GME Office07/01/2008 - 06/30/2009