2021 Excellence in Healthcare Honoree: Dr. Jorge A. Gonzalez, MD
Meet Dr. Jorge A. Gonzalez, MD, Physician at the South Florida Institute of Sports Medicine
Jorge A. Gonzalez is a triple boarded physician and a specialist in Regenerative Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.
Favorite Quote: Treat your patients like family
Fun Fact: Played semi-professional baseball
What challenges have you faced in your career, and how did you overcome them? COVID-19 has been the most recent challenge we have encounter, having to close our practice’s door as well as not being able to perform a procedure on those patients that are suffering from joint pain.
What has been the most monumental moment of your career thus far? Becoming one of the few triple boarded physicians in Regenerative Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in South Florida.
How is the healthcare industry important to you personally? It allows me to help others that are suffering from orthopedics and sports medicine problems.
How did the pandemic disrupt your specific role in the healthcare industry, and how did you adapt? It forced us to adapt, had to incorporate telemedicine and change the way we deliver our care to the patients.
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever gotten? Treat your patients like you want your family to be treated.
What do you love most about working in healthcare? Being able to help others.