Palliative care specialist
Dr. Matthew J. Gonzales is a specialist in palliative care, which is the care and comfort of seriously ill patients and their families, at UCSF Medical Center. The goal of palliative care is to maximize a patient's comfort, while providing appropriate medical treatment, in the advanced stage of illness.
Gonzales earned a medical degre at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine in Los Angeles and completed a residency in internal medicine at UCSF, where he also completed a fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine. He is an assistant professor of hospital medicine and palliative care at UCSF.
USC Keck School of Medicine 2007
UCSF Medical Center 2010
UCSF Medical Center 2011
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