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Ricardo Gonzalez, MD


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Phone: 713-790-9779


6560 Fannin, Suite 2030
Scurlock Tower
Houston, TX 77030

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Dr. Ricardo Gonzalez is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine and completed his residency and fellowship at Cornell in New York City. He practices urology with a focus on voiding dysfunction and pelvic restorative medicine reconstructive surgery in The Texas Medical Center in Houston. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Urology (ABU) and has earned board subspecialty certification in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery (FPMRS) through the ABU and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gyncologists (ACOG). He is the medical director for the Center for Voiding Dysfunction at Houston Metro Urology. He also serves on the clinical faculty for Baylor College of Medicine and Houston Methodist Hospital.

Dr. Gonzalez is an internationally recognized expert in surgical therapies for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), including GreenLight laser vaporization of the prostate. He has been invited to teach the operation throughout the U.S. and in 15 foreign countries. As a specialist in FPMRS, he has an interest in vaginal reconstruction to restore function and anatomy as well as in using natural tissue transfer to repair prolapse through a vaginal approach. He believes in a multimodal approach using the latest technology to treat incontinence, especially when prior treatments have failed. His research interests include the development and evaluation of minimally invasive treatments that improve voiding function in patients. His goal is to provide state-of-the-art urologic care to improve patients’ quality of life.

Interests & Special Procedures

Male Hormone Treatment
Sexual Dysfunction
Male Infertility
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Female Urology
Male Reproductive Disorders
Transurethral Needle Ablation
General Urology
TURP Procedure
Kidney Stones
Peyronies Disease
Urinary Divertion
Laparoscopic Surgery
Preventive Medicine
Urinary Infections
Prostate Cancer
Urinary Reconstruction
Laser Endoscopy
Prostate Disease
Lithotripsy ESWL
Reconstructive Surgery
Education & Training

Medical School: Stanford Medical School-Stanford, CA - 1999
Internship: Cornell - New York Presbyterian Hospital - New York
Residency: Cornell - New York Presbyterian Hospital - New York
Fellowship: Cornell - New York Presbyterian Hospital - New York
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6560 Fannin, Suite 2030
Scurlock Tower
Houston, TX 77030
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Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
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