Dr. Gonzalez is chief of the Division of Neuroradiology in the Department of Radiology.



Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

  • Neuro-Oncology (Brain)

Vascular Center

Clinical Interests
  • Neuroradiology
  • Neuro AIDS
  • Brain tumors
  • Stroke
  • Stroke Imaging
  • CTA
  • MRA
  • Ultrasound
  • Transcranial doppler of acute stroke and carotid occlusive
  • Carotid occlusive disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Dementia
  • Non-invasive neurovascular imaging
Medical Education
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • PhD, UC Santa Cruz
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Neuroradiology
Foreign Languages
  • Spanish
  • Boston: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - New York
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group

Research & Publications


View my most recent publications at PubMed

G Öz, JR Alger, PB Barker, R Bartha, A Bizzi, C Boesch. Clinical proton MR spectroscopy in central nervous system disorders. Radiology, 2014. 

RG Gonzalez, WA Copen. The Massachusetts General Hospital acute stroke imaging algorithm: an experience and evidence based approach. J Neurointerv Surg. 2013. 

AJ Yoo, ZA Chaudhry, TM Leslie-Mazwi, RG Gonzalez. Endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke: current indications. BMC Neurology, 2011. 

R Hakimelahi, AJ Yoo, J He, LH Schwamm, RG Gonzalez. Rapid identification of a major diffusion/perfusion mismatch in distal internal carotid artery or middle cerebral artery ischemic stroke. BMC Neurology, 2012. 

DS Liebeskind, MW Parsons, M Wintermark, M Selim, RG Gonzalez. Computed Tomography Perfusion in Acute Ischemic Stroke Is It Ready for Prime Time? Stroke, 2015.

 TH Burdo, P Autissier, JP Bombardier, C Soulas, RG Gonzalez. Minocycline Inhibition of Monocyte Activation Correlates with Neuronal Protection in SIV NeuroAIDS. PLoS ONE, 2011. 

MH Lev, WS Smith, S Payabvash, GJ Harris, RG Gonzalez. Improved Outcome Prediction Using CT Angiography in Addition to Standard Ischemic Stroke Assessment: Results from the STOPStroke Study. PLoS ONE. 2012.

News & Events


Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology
55 Fruit St
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone 1: 617-726-8628
Phone 2: 617-726-8320
Fax: 617-724-3338