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Rene Gonzalez, MD

Professor, Division of Medical Oncology

Fred HirschRene Gozalez, MD


University of Honduras, Tegucigalpa – 1981
Dr. Gonzalez has been at Univeristy of Colorado School of Medicine since 1986.

After graduating from the University of Honduras, Dr. Gonzalez completed his internship and residency at Wayne State University in Detroit and a post-doctoral fellowship in Medical Oncology at the University of Colorado. He joined the faculty at the University of Colorado in 1994 and became director of the Melanoma Research Clinics the same year. This comprehensive program developed into one of the largest in the US and
includes multi-disciplinary melanoma clinics 
and tumor board and basic
research. Dr Gonzalez’s clinical interests are malignant melanoma and other
cutaneous malignancies; his research interests focus on conventional and experimental treatment of melanoma. Dr. Gonzalez is the principal investigator on numerous national and local therapeutic trials. He is a co-chair of COMIRB and a member of several professional societies including the American College of Physicians, The American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the Society for Melanoma Research. He is associate editor of Therapeutic Advances in Medical Oncology and on the editorial board of Melanoma Management. He has authored or co-authored several book chapters and more than 100 scientific articles that have been published in peer-reviewed journals.

PubMed Articles


  • Pfizer
  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Onyx