Hollywood Welcomes Dr. Gonzalez to MetroMD
Dr. Gonzalez completed a two-year residency position at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Here, he became proficient in Integrative Oncology through exposure to various disciplines and modalities. Dr. Gonzalez’s rare balance of focus and bedside manner during his residency caused him to grow very popular amongst his peers and patients.
He leaves the center having treated over 700 patients and having a long-lasting effect on them both physically, emotionally, and spiritually.He earned his Bachelor of Science at Rutgers University, where he studied Environmental Business Economics. Although he had planned to pursue dentistry, he was drawn to Naturopathic Medicine and a holistic approach to patient care.
He completed his Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine at the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2014. His doctorate work included a thesis reviewing the current and complementary treatments for bladder cancer. As part of his training, Christian completed clinical rotations in pediatrics, general medicine, oncology, homeopathy, botanical and mind-body medicine, along with a preceptorship at the NYU Langone Integrative Urology Center.
He will provide optimal patient care, by incorporating Naturopathic modalities, such as botanicals, homeopathy, nutrient, and nutritional support as well as various other therapeutics. He integrates the latest understanding of Naturopathic and Functional therapeutics into all types of medical conditions. Dr. Gonzalez applies the belief that the body has an innate ability to heal itself when given favorable conditions to thrive. He treats all medical conditions both acute and chronic.
Outside of Natural Start Medical Clinic, Dr. Gonzalez enjoys yoga, meditation, painting, writing and travel.