Joel Gonzalez, MD, a hospital doctor with Homestead Hospital


Meet the hospital doctor Dr. Joel Gonzalez, who cares for patients in Homestead, Florida.

(The Magazine Plus Editorial): – New York City, December 8, 2020 ( – Dr. Gonzalez is a licensed hospital physician at Homestead Hospital. It’s been part of the southern Miami-Dade community since 1940 when local doctor James Archer Smith opened it as a 10-bed hospital east of Krome Avenue.

Today, Homestead Hospital is a modern, 147-bed, full-service facility with private rooms. The services include an emergency center with 44 treatment rooms and a trauma room, a separate emergency center for children, an intensive care unit and comfortably equipped birthing suites. The Homestead Hospital also houses the new Baptist Health Rehabilitation, an inpatient acute rehabilitation unit in a hospital that offers customized programs for the care of adult and pediatric patients (ages 4 and up) facing an acute or disabled injury or illness. Their mission is to continue to care for patients whose socio-economic problems ultimately affect their overall health.

Before starting his professional career, Dr. Gonzalez graduated from the Universidad de Ciencias Médicas de Santiago de Cuba in 1989 with a medical degree. After moving to the United States, he worked in internal medicine at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in 2012.

Hospital medicine is a medical specialty that exists in some countries as a branch of internal or family medicine and deals with the care of acutely ill hospital patients. Doctors whose main professional focus is the care of hospital patients only in the hospital are referred to as hospital doctors. They deal with clinical care, teaching, research and performance enhancement of hospitals and health systems.

Dr. Gonzalez is fluent in English and Spanish.

Learn more about Dr. Joel Gonzalez:

Via his findatopdoc profile or via Baptist Health South Florida,


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