Benjamin S. Gonzalez, M.D.
- Medical Director, Atlantis Medical Wellness Center, Silver Spring, MD
Dr.González is an Integrative and Functional Health Provider professionally born out of the necessity to optimize patient care. He earned his M.D. from the University of Arizona College of Medicine and practiced as one of our U.S. Military’s leading emergency medicine and trauma physicians. He taught medicine at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Penn State Hershey Medical Center and served as chief of the largest emergency and trauma service in the Iraq War. After recognizing the need for an emphasis in disease prevention rather than waiting for disease to occur, he founded the Atlantis Medical Wellness Center where he has developed and honed an integrative medical practice based on optimizing an individual’s health. As a Black Belt in Karate, Tae Kwon Do, and Kung Fu, a concert violinist, pilot, linguist, and teacher of these skills he is not only a true “Renaissance Man,” but Dr. González is a “Renaissance Man’s” doctor skilled in treating a wide range of medical conditions. He emphasizes an overall optimal and functional approach to an individual’s health at any age. Catching disease before it happens is his mantra. Dr. González teaches other health care providers the skills to integrate both evidence based medicine and experience based medicine.