Benjamin Gonzalez, MD is Founder and Medical Director of Atlantis Medical Wellness Center. He has been on the leading edge of medicine since graduating from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. He is board certified physician in Emergency Medicine and 2017 Board Eligible in Obesity Medicine with a background in Molecular Genetics and Medical Nutrition. Dr. Gonzalez is renowned for his expertise in Clinical Nutrition with a focus on Exercise Nutrition and Weight/Metabolism Management and is trained in the advanced techniques of Hormone Replacement Therapy, Aesthetic and Age Management, Integrative, and Functional Medicine. He has multiple certifications in advanced laser surgery, laser assisted and ultrasound-assisted liposuction and is a Member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Sexual Medicine Society of North America, and the International Society for Sexual Medicine. He has been teaching these subject to other practitioners for over 15 years.
Dr. Gonzalez spent 15 years as an Emergency Medicine staff physician at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Associate Professor at Hershey Penn State Medical Center teaching his craft to other physicians. His love for helping others led him to serve 24 years active military service, including a year-long tour in Iraq as Chief of the busiest trauma center during the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He has earned multiple awards including The Bronze Star, Teacher of the Year at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Gonzalez continues to teach other physicians on the subjects of Emergency and Trauma Care, Functional Medicine, Nutrition Care from the Physician's Perspective, Laser Surgery Techniques, Weight and Metabolic Management, and The Truths and Myths of Supplements, Medicine and Nutrition in Diet, Gender Bias in Medicine, and Advanced Hormone Replacement Evaluation and Therapy. Dr. Gonzalez believes in the overall holistic approach to maintaining your health that includes proper nutrition, exercise, and well-being. He practices what he preaches by participating in triathlons, foot races, Kettlebell Competitions and holds 1st Degree Black Belts in Karate and Tae Kwon Do and 2nd Degree Black Belt in Kung Fu. His caring and gentle treatment has earned him a reputation as a physician who truly cares about his patients' overall health.