Cristian Gonzalez, MD, FAAD, is a board-certified dermatologist who is dedicated to providing the most comprehensive general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatologic care to patients at Thomas Dermatology’s Henderson and Centennial Hills, Nevada locations.
Dr. Gonzalez was born in Providence, Rhode Island. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of South Carolina with a Baccalaureate of Arts in Dance Performance and Choreography and a Baccalaureate of Science in Biological Sciences. He then completed his medical degree at the University of Utah School of Medicine, where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He completed a clinical research fellowship at the University of Colorado after being awarded a competitive research grant from the National Cancer Institute to study sun protection and skin cancer-reducing behaviors in the Latino tattoo community. Dr. Gonzalez completed his internship in internal medicine at the University of Utah and dermatology residency at the University of Texas Southwestern.
Dr. Gonzalez has clinical interests in all aspects of the field with a special interest in cosmetic dermatology and skin cancer detection. He performs fillers, neurotoxins, Kybella, chemical peels, and laser procedures. He strives to provide each patient with a natural and youthful appearance by restoring and enhancing their natural features. He uses cutting-edge technology and photography to monitor concerning moles and detect early skin cancers.
He is the lead author in numerous studies and has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles in the leading medical and cosmetic dermatology journals including the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, JAMA Dermatology, JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, Dermatologic Surgery, Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology, Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, Photodermatology, Photoimmunology and Photomedicine, among others. He is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
Outside of work Dr. Gonzalez enjoys weightlifting, traveling, and spending time with his two chihuahuas.