Cristina Gonzalez is a certified physician assistant (PA-C) in thoracic surgical oncology at the Orlando Health Cancer Institute. She has worked at the cancer institute since 2019 and has experience in:
- Performing physical examinations
- Developing treatment plans
- Ordering and interpreting lab results
- Providing preventive healthcare plans and counseling
Cristina earned a master’s degree in physician assistant studies at Florida International University in Miami and received a bachelor's degree in health sciences from the University of Central Florida in Orlando.
Before joining Orlando Health, Cristina worked as a patient care technician and a research assistant. She also served as a volunteer certified nursing assistant at Shepherd’s Hope, which provides free medical services to uninsured and underinsured men, women and children in Central Florida.
Cristina is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.