Trauma Surgeon: Richard Gonzalez, MD, FACS | Loyola Medicine

Richard Gonzalez, MD, FACS

Richard Gonzalez, MD


Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Burns
Co-Director of the Burn and Shock Trauma Research Institute,Division Director, Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Burns

Languages Spoken


Clinical Expertise


Family and Friends;Bicycling;Weight Lifting;Gardening

Medical Education

Medical School
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago/Metropolitan Group Hospitals - Surgery
University of Florida Health Science Center - Jacksonville - Surgery

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery Subspecialty Surgical Critical Care
American Board of Surgery, Surgery, General


  • The National Trauma Data Bank story for emergency department thoracotomy: How old is too old? Gil, L. A.; Anstadt, M. J.; Kothari, A. N.; Javorski, M. J.; Gonzalez, R. P.; Luchette, F. A., Surgery
  • Impact of Sequencing Targeted Therapies With High-dose Interleukin-2 Immunotherapy: An Analysis of Outcome and Survival of Patients With Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma From an On-going Observational IL-2 Clinical Trial: PROCLAIMSM Clark, J. I.; Wong, M. K.; Kaufman, H. L.; Daniels, G. A.; Morse, M. A.; McDermott, D. F.; Agarwala, S. S.; Lewis, L. D.; Stewart, J. H.; Vaishampayan, U.; Curti, B.; Gonzalez, R.; Lutzky, J.; Rudraptna, V.; Cranmer, L. D.; Jeter, J. M.; Hauke, R. J.; Miletello, G.; Milhem, M. M.; Amin, A.; Richart, J. M.; Fishman, M.; Hallmeyer, S.; Patel, S. P.; Van Veldhuizen, P.; Agarwal, N.; Taback, B.; Treisman, J. S.; Ernstoff, M. S.; Perritt, J. C.; Hua, H.; Rao, T. B.; Dutcher, J. P.; Aung, S., CLINICAL GENITOURINARY CANCER
  • A retrospective analysis of High-Dose Interleukin-2 (HD IL-2) following Ipilimumab in metastatic melanoma Buchbinder, E. I.; Gunturi, A.; Perritt, J.; Dutcher, J.; Aung, S.; Kaufman, H. L.; Ernstoff, M. S.; Miletello, G. P.; Curti, B. D.; Daniels, G. A.; Patel, S. P.; Kirkwood, J. M.; Hallmeyer, S.; Clark, J. I.; Gonzalez, R.; Richart, J. M.; Lutzky, J.; Morse, M. A.; Sullivan, R. J.; McDermott, D. F., Journal for immunotherapy of cancer
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  • American Association for the Surgery of Trauma statement on firearm injuries Streib, E.; Blake, D.; Christmas, A. B.; Clancy, K.; Cocanour, C.; Cooper, C.; Driscoll, R. P.; Eastman, A. L.; Ekeh, A. P.; Gonzalez, R.; Hinsdale, J. G.; Joseph, K.; Kuhls, D. A.; Thomas, S. G.; Cooper, Z.; AAST Prevention Committee, The journal of trauma and acute care surgery
  • Contemporary experience with high-dose interleukin-2 therapy and impact on survival in patients with metastatic melanoma and metastatic renal cell carcinoma Alva, A.; Daniels, G. A.; Wong, M. K.; Kaufman, H. L.; Morse, M. A.; McDermott, D. F.; Clark, J. I.; Agarwala, S. S.; Miletello, G.; Logan, T. F.; Hauke, R. J.; Curti, B.; Kirkwood, J. M.; Gonzalez, R.; Amin, A.; Fishman, M.; Agarwal, N.; Lowder, J. N.; Hua, H.; Aung, S.; Dutcher, J. P., Cancer immunology, immunotherapy : CII
  • Mesh wrapping for severe hepatic injury: a beneficial option in the trauma surgeon's armamentarium Kennedy, R.; Brevard, S. B.; Bosarge, P.; Simmons, J. D.; Frotan, M. A.; Baker, J. A.; Tuart, L.; Pritchett, C.; Gonzalez, R. P., American Journal of Surgery
  • The validity of abdominal examination in blunt trauma patients with distracting injuries Rostas, J.; Cason, B.; Simmons, J.; Frotan, M. A.; Brevard, S. B.; Gonzalez, R. P., The journal of trauma and acute care surgery
  • Improved survival with ipilimumab in patients with metastatic melanoma Hodi, F. S.; O'Day, S. J.; McDermott, D. F.; Weber, R. W.; Sosman, J. A.; Haanen, J. B.; Gonzalez, R.; Robert, C.; Schadendorf, D.; Hassel, J. C.; Akerley, W.; van den Eertwegh, A. J.; Lutzky, J.; Lorigan, P.; Vaubel, J. M.; Linette, G. P.; Hogg, D.; Ottensmeier, C. H.; Lebbe, C.; Peschel, C.; Quirt, I.; Clark, J. I.; Wolchok, J. D.; Weber, J. S.; Tian, J.; Yellin, M. J.; Nichol, G. M.; Hoos, A.; Urba, W. J., The New England journal of medicine

Clinical research in spine trauma, colorectal trauma, traumatic brain injury and diagnosis of abdominal injury.