Christian D. Gonzalez, MD Expert Witness

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  • Company: Spine & Wellness Centers of America
  • Phone: (305) 974-5533
  • Cell: (787) 432-3535
  • Fax: (305) 974-5553
  • Website: www.spinewellnessamerica.com
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Pain Management - Medicine and Spine Surgery & Spine Care

Specialty Focus:

Complications of spinal injections and procedures, inappropriate spine procedures, medical marijuana, Intrathecal pump management, opioid management/overdose/misuse, inappropriate spine surgery, CRPS, nerve damage, ketamine infusions, psychedelic management, advanced practitioners' supervision

Education:

Pain Medicine , Harvard Medical School; Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine; MD, Ponce School of Medicine

Years in Practice:

20

Additional Information

20 years of medical practice, 16 years solely dedicated to Pain Management, served nationally as VP/President of American Academy of Pain Management, proctor nationally cadaver training for ASA, ASRA, AAPM, ASIPP, WIP. Proctor for major medical companies in the field of Spine and Pain Management, including Medtronic, Boston Scientific, Abbott, Vertos Medical. Academically I have served as Past Division Chief Pain Medicine at University of Massachusetts, University of Miami. Currently, I seat as Division Chief Pain Medicine for Mt. Sinai Medical Center, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. I have done research in the field of pain management and continue to do so, with an emphasis on spinal care, cognitive behavioral therapy, and wellness management, including medical marijuana and psychedelics. I am the CEO/President of Spine & Wellness Centers of America, a Florida based Pain Management practice that oversees 180,000 annual patient encounters. We manage advanced practitioners on a daily basis and help with their training. If pain is associated with any legal claim, we will have seen a similar case in our experience due to the many years and the amount of patients we see every day. All complications in the field of pain management and spine care are also a daily routine for us at SWCA. We see many surgical cases that could have been avoided as well as other surgical interventions.