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INTERESTS

  • Exercise and Nutrition

  • Preventative Medicine

  • Diabetes, Hypertension, Lipid Disorders

  • Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

  • Stress Management and Mental Health

DR.CHRISTOPHER GONZALEZ DO

BOARD CERTIFIED FAMILY MEDICINE PHYSICIAN

Dr. Chris Gonzalez is a Diplomate of the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians in Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment. Dr. Gonzalez received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University in Psychology. He went on to pursue his medical degree at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.

 Dr. Gonzalez went on to complete his residency training at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, New York. While there, he also served as Chief Resident during his final year. He trained serving an underserved and diverse patient population. After finishing his training, he  served as clinical instructor to both residents and medical students in the outpatient community health centers division of Nassau University Medical Center. He believes in the “whole-person” approach to treating patients, which includes an emphasis on health education and disease prevention.

 Dr. Gonzalez is a clinical instructor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and is affiliated with New York Presbyterian Hospital.

Outside of Dr. Gonzalez’s medical pursuits, he is an avid baseball enthusiast and is working on improving his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  He was born and raised in the Woodside neighborhood of Queens. He lives with his wife, Krystal, their son, Caleb, and their two rescue dogs, Fury and Jenga.

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CREDENTIALS

SPECIALTY: Family Medicine

EDUCATION: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Undergraduate degree from Cornell University

RESIDENCY: Nassua University Medical Center

HOSPITAL AFFILIATION: NY Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College

LANGUAGES: English