Dr Jorge Gonzalez is a fully trained Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and the current (2017-2018) AACS accredited fellow in Facial Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery. The additional year of post residency training is designed to enhance his skills in specialized aspects of Maxillofacial Surgery including Cosmetics (Facial Plastics and Hair restoration), Microneurosurgery (Nerve Repair), and Reconstructive Jaw Surgery (Orthognathics and Pathologic Reconstruction).
Dr. Gonzalez was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) with a double major in Natural Sciences and Music Piano Performance, graduating summa cum laude. Shortly after, he was accepted to the Medical Sciences Campus of UPR School of Dental Medicine where he obtained his doctorate in dental medicine (D.M.D.) graduating top of his class. Dr. Gonzalez was awarded the Certificate of Achievement in Recognition of Scholastic Excellence at the School of Dental Medicine, UPR presented by Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) Dental Honor Society and the Dental Student Award presented by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
He then moved to Augusta, Georgia to complete a 1-year internship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Gonzalez was accepted to Augusta University Medical Center (former Medical College of Georgia) where he completed a 4-year residency program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Gonzalez has presented on multiple topics related to oral and maxillofacial surgery during conferences such as The Hinman Dental Meeting and the AAOMS Annual Meeting. He was recently published in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (JOMS) for his research in tooth autotransplantation. Dr. Gonzalez is an active member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the Georgia Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He resides in Atlanta, GA with his wife, enjoys playing the piano, basketball, and golf.