Susana Gonzalez, M.D.
Gastroenterology
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Susana Gonzalez, M.D.

Gastroenterology

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English, Spanish

About

Specialties and Expertise

Expertise

  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention
  • Colonoscopy
  • Diagnostic Endoscopic Ultrasound Examination of Peritoneum and Biopsy of Intraabdominal Organ
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) of Esophagus
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) of Pancreas
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) of Stomach
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound of Pancreas With Biopsy of Pancreatic Lesion
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Pancreas Cyst
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) of Barrett's Esophagus
  • Stomach Cancer

Biography

Dr. Susana Gonzalez is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and Attending Physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is board certified in Gastroenterology and completed additional training in advanced endoscopy.  

She received her B.A. from the University of Chicago. After receiving her medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School, she completed her internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship training at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center where she also served as Chief Gastroenterology Fellow. She then completed an additional fellowship in Interventional Endoscopy also at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center.  She served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital for four years and then worked at Gotham Medical Associates prior to joining the faculty at Weill Cornell.

Dr. Gonzalez is dedicated to her patients and her research is aimed at using endoscopy to detect early gastrointestinal cancers. She has published original research and authored numerous publications.  She was the recipient of a prestigious NIH grant to study endoscopic imaging devices in the detection of gastric cancer. Her clinical interest spans all gastrointestinal diseases with a focus on gastric cancer, gastric metaplasia, Barrett’s esophagus and the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal cancers, including high-risk patients. She performs endoscopy, colonoscopy and specializes in advanced endoscopic procedures including endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), fine needle aspiration (FNA) and radiofrequency ablation.  

Research

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

  • National Cancer Institute Certificate of Excellence, Recognition of Meritorious Poster Presentation for 2014 CRCHD Professional Development and Mock Review Workshop, June 24, 2014 
  • Selected participant- AGA Women’s Leadership Conference, January 2014 
  • Selected participant- ASGE’s Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Program 
  • 2013 ASGE Cook Medical Don Wilson Award 
  • Chief Gastroenterology Fellow, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 2009-2010 
  • Best Presentation 2009 NYSGE Fellows Intra-city Rounds 
  • ACG National Fellows’ Forum Presenter, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2008 
  • National Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholar, 1997-1998 
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship, 1997 

Credentials

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Associate Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of Michigan Medical School, 2004
  • B.A., University of Chicago, 1998

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - HMO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - PPO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem (HIP) Medicare Essential Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments