Mercedes E. Gonzalez, MD

Miami, Florida

Mercedes E. Gonzalez, MD

Pediatric Dermatologist


Dr. Gonzalez began practicing pediatric dermatology in Miami in 2013 and opened her own practice in 2014. In addition to taking care of kids with skin, hair, and nail problems, Dr. Gonzalez is actively involved in educating and training the next generation of pediatric dermatologists. She currently serves as a clinical assistant professor of dermatology at the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, where she serves as faculty advisor for the dermatology interest group.

Dr. Gonzalez has published over 30 journal articles, contributed to multiple dermatology textbooks, and spoken at numerous dermatology conferences. She is also the co-editor of the upcoming 4th edition of “Goodheart’s Photoguide to Common Skin Disorders,” a picture-based dermatology textbook. In addition, she is regularly featured on the dermatology show on Sirius XM’s Doctor Radio channel and on FIU’s “A Tu Salud” radio program on Radio Mambi (AM 710, Miami, FL). When not thinking about dermatology, Dr. Gonzalez can be found enjoying Miami with the company of her beautiful family.

Education and Training

  • Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship, New York University School of Medicine, 2012
  • Dermatology Residency, New York University School of Medicine, 2011
  • Pediatric Dermatology Clinical Research Fellowship, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 2008
  • Pediatric Residency, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York Presbyterian and Columbia University, 2007
  • Medical Degree, New Jersey Medical School, 2004
  • Undergraduate Degree (Summa Cum Laude) Emory University, 1999

Professional Highlights

  • Participant, Resident Retreat for Future Academicians, Society of Investigative Dermatology, 2011
  •  Mentorship Award, Women’s Dermatologic Society, 2010
  • Physician Scientist’s Training Program, NYU School of Medicine, 2010
  • Outstanding Compassionate Care Award, New Jersey Medical School, 2004


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