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Raul Sergio Gonzalez, M.D.

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Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GAMD05/2018Medicine
Emory University, Atlanta, GA06/2012Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN06/2013Fellowship, Surgical Pathology
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN12/2013Fellowship, Gastrointestinal Pathology
2016
Diagnostic Surgical Pathology Award
2016
“40 Under Forty” Honoree
2018
Abstract Award runner-up
2018
“40 Under Forty” Honoree
2019
#PathTweetAward winner, 1st place

Overview
I am a gastrointestinal pathologist interested in the diagnosis of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, pancreatobiliary tract, and liver. My particular research focuses include small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors and subtypes of colorectal carcinoma.

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  1. Patel N, Evans AG, Rothberg PG, Gonzalez RS. Incidental Splenic Findings in Pancreatosplenectomy Specimens Resected for Primary Pancreatic Lesions. Histopathology. 2019 Jul 03. PMID: 31269535.
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  2. Pastrián LG, Ruz-Caracuel I, Gonzalez RS. Giant Primary Neuroendocrine Neoplasms of the Liver: Report of 2 Cases With Molecular Characterization. Int J Surg Pathol. 2019 Jun 13; 1066896919855764. PMID: 31189424.
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  3. Lehrke HD, Van Treeck BJ, Allende D, Denham LJ, Gonzalez RS, Moreira RK, Mounajjed T, Naini BV, Smoot RL, Zreik RT, Jenkins S, Graham RP. Does Argininosuccinate Synthase 1 (ASS1) Immunohistochemistry Predict an Increased Risk of Hemorrhage for Hepatocellular Adenomas? Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2019 May 23. PMID: 31135443.
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  4. Lee M, Agostini-Vulaj D, Gonzalez RS. Evaluation of histologic changes in the livers of patients with early and late hepatic artery thrombosis. Hum Pathol. 2019 May 07. PMID: 31075300.
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  5. Agostini-Vulaj D, Bratton LE, Dunne RF, Cates JMM, Zhou Z, Findeis-Hosey JJ, Yang Q, Ramesh MK, Gonzalez RS. Incidence and Significance of GATA3 Positivity in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma and Cholangiocarcinoma. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2019 Apr 24. PMID: 31033498.
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  6. Wright MF, Cates J, Gonzalez RS, Das S, Berlin JD, Shi C. Impact of Peritoneal Metastasis on Survival of Patients With Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumor. Am J Surg Pathol. 2019 Apr; 43(4):559-563. PMID: 30702499.
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  7. Agostini-Vulaj D, Pehlivanoglu B, Weiss SW, Krasinskas A, Feely MM, Hornick JL, Cates JMM, Bentley KLM, Adsay NV, Gonzalez RS. Intrasinusoidal Spread of Hepatic Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma: Implications for the Diagnosis in Minimal Samples. Am J Surg Pathol. 2019 Apr; 43(4):573-579. PMID: 30664032.
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  8. Simon M, Van Meter M, Ablaeva J, Ke Z, Gonzalez RS, Taguchi T, De Cecco M, Leonova KI, Kogan V, Helfand SL, Neretti N, Roichman A, Cohen HY, Meer MV, Gladyshev VN, Antoch MP, Gudkov AV, Sedivy JM, Seluanov A, Gorbunova V. LINE1 Derepression in Aged Wild-Type and SIRT6-Deficient Mice Drives Inflammation. Cell Metab. 2019 Apr 02; 29(4):871-885.e5. PMID: 30853213.
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  9. Noor M, Katzman PJ, Huber AR, Findeis-Hosey JJ, Whitney-Miller C, Gonzalez RS, Zhou Z, N'kodia HD, Skonick K, Abell RL, Saubermann LJ, Lamps LW, Drage MG. Unexpectedly High Prevalence of Cystoisospora belli Infection in Acalculous Gallbladders of Immunocompetent Patients. Am J Clin Pathol. 2019 Jan 01; 151(1):100-107. PMID: 30285068.
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  10. Numbere N, Huber AR, Shi C, Cates JMM, Gonzalez RS. Should Ki67 immunohistochemistry be performed on all lesions in multifocal small intestinal neuroendocrine tumours? Histopathology. 2019 Feb; 74(3):424-429. PMID: 30326145.
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  11. Barron SL, Gonzalez RS. Clinicopathologic analysis and subclassification of benign lipomatous lesions of the colon. Virchows Arch. 2019 Mar; 474(3):309-313. PMID: 30456582.
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  12. Gonzalez RS, Cates JMM, Washington K. Associations among histological characteristics and patient outcomes in colorectal carcinoma with a mucinous component. Histopathology. 2019 Feb; 74(3):406-414. PMID: 30160323.
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  13. Roberts J, Gonzalez RS, Revetta F, Shi C. Mesenteric tumour deposits arising from small-intestine neuroendocrine tumours are frequently associated with fibrosis and IgG4-expressing plasma cells. Histopathology. 2018 Nov; 73(5):795-800. PMID: 29943407.
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  14. Gonzalez RS, Washington K. Primary Biliary Cholangitis and Autoimmune Hepatitis. Surg Pathol Clin. 2018 Jun; 11(2):329-349. PMID: 29751878.
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  15. Gonzalez RS, Cates JMM, Shi C. Number, not size, of mesenteric tumor deposits affects prognosis of small intestinal well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors. Mod Pathol. 2018 10; 31(10):1560-1566. PMID: 29795438.
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  16. Gibson WE, Gonzalez RS, Cates JMM, Liu E, Shi C. Hepatic micrometastases are associated with poor prognosis in patients with liver metastases from neuroendocrine tumors of the digestive tract. Hum Pathol. 2018 09; 79:109-115. PMID: 29763717.
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  17. Agostini-Vulaj D, Whitney-Miller CL, Gonzalez RS, McMahon LA, Findeis-Hosey JJ. IMP3 Immunohistochemical Expression Remains Consistent Among All Grades of Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2018 Apr; 26(4):288-293. PMID: 27438513.
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  18. Straub SF, Drage MG, Gonzalez RS. Comparison of dysplastic fundic gland polyps in patients with and without familial adenomatous polyposis. Histopathology. 2018 Jun; 72(7):1172-1179. PMID: 29436014.
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  19. Gonzalez RS, Cates JMM, Revetta F, McMahon LA, Washington K. Gastric Carcinomas With Lymphoid Stroma: Categorization and Comparison With Solid-Type Colonic Carcinomas. Am J Clin Pathol. 2017 Nov 20; 148(6):477-484. PMID: 29126141.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  20. Roberts JA, Gonzalez RS, Das S, Berlin J, Shi C. Expression of PD-1 and PD-L1 in poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas of the digestive system: a potential target for anti-PD-1/PD-L1 therapy. Hum Pathol. 2017 12; 70:49-54. PMID: 29037958.
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  21. Huber AR, Gonzalez RS, Orloff MS, Barry CT, Whitney-Miller CL. Accuracy of vascular invasion reporting in hepatocellular carcinoma before and after implementation of subspecialty surgical pathology sign-out. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2017 Oct-Dec; 60(4):501-504. PMID: 29323061.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Idrees K, Padmanabhan C, Liu E, Guo Y, Gonzalez RS, Berlin J, Dahlman KB, Beauchamp RD, Shi C. Frequent BRAF mutations suggest a novel oncogenic driver in colonic neuroendocrine carcinoma. J Surg Oncol. 2018 Feb; 117(2):284-289. PMID: 28940307.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Thota R, Gonzalez RS, Berlin J, Cardin DB, Shi C. Could the PD-1 Pathway Be a Potential Target for Treating Small Intestinal Adenocarcinoma? Am J Clin Pathol. 2017 Sep 01; 148(3):208-214. PMID: 28821192.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Huber AR, Gonzalez RS. Elastotic Lesions of Intestinal Subserosal Fat: Report of Two Cases. Int J Surg Pathol. 2018 Apr; 26(2):161-164. PMID: 28862055.
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  25. Langdon JH, Elegbe E, Gonzalez RS, Osapoetra L, Ford T, McAleavey SA. Measurement of Liver Stiffness Using Shear Wave Elastography in a Rat Model: Factors Impacting Stiffness Measurement with Multiple- and Single-Tracking-Location Techniques. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2017 11; 43(11):2629-2639. PMID: 28830643.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Animals
  26. Gonzalez RS, Salaria SN, Bohannon CD, Huber AR, Feely MM, Shi C. Immune modulator-induced changes in the gastrointestinal tract - reply. Histopathology. 2017 09; 71(3):496. PMID: 28387954.
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  27. Findeis-Hosey JJ, Gonzalez RS. Crospovidone: a pharmaceutical filler found commonly in gastrointestinal pathology specimens. Histopathology. 2017 08; 71(2):331-333. PMID: 28326595.
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  28. Gonzalez RS, Adsay V, Graham RP, Shroff SG, Feely MM, Drage MG, Lewin DN, Swanson EA, Yantiss RK, Bagci P, Krasinskas AM. Massive gastric juvenile-type polyposis: a clinicopathological analysis of 22 cases. Histopathology. 2017 May; 70(6):918-928. PMID: 27991685.
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  29. Gonzalez RS, Lagana SM, Szeto O, Arnold CA. Challenges in Diagnosing Medication Resins in Surgical Pathology Specimens: A Crystal-Clear Review Guide. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2017 Sep; 141(9):1276-1282. PMID: 28169559.
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  30. Fata CR, Gonzalez RS, Liu E, Cates JM, Shi C. Mesenteric Tumor Deposits in Midgut Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors Are a Stronger Indicator Than Lymph Node Metastasis for Liver Metastasis and Poor Prognosis. Am J Surg Pathol. 2017 01; 41(1):128-133. PMID: 27684993.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  31. Gonzalez RS, Salaria SN, Bohannon CD, Huber AR, Feely MM, Shi C. PD-1 inhibitor gastroenterocolitis: case series and appraisal of 'immunomodulatory gastroenterocolitis'. Histopathology. 2017 Mar; 70(4):558-567. PMID: 28000302.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Agostini-Vulaj D, Sharma AK, Findeis-Hosey JJ, McMahon LA, Gonzalez RS. Distinction between inflammatory hepatocellular adenoma and mass effect on liver sampling. Hum Pathol. 2017 03; 61:105-110. PMID: 27989788.
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  33. Gonzalez RS. A Brief Examination of "Brunner Gland Paste". Int J Surg Pathol. 2017 05; 25(3):287-288. PMID: 27856681.
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  34. Gonzalez RS, Huh WJ, Cates JM, Washington K, Beauchamp RD, Coffey RJ, Shi C. Micropapillary colorectal carcinoma: clinical, pathological and molecular properties, including evidence of epithelial-mesenchymal transition. Histopathology. 2017 Jan; 70(2):223-231. PMID: 27560620.
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  35. Gonzalez RS, Amer SM, Yahia NB, Costa FD, Noatay M, Qiao JH, Rosado FG, Rosen Y, Sedassari BT, Yantiss RK, Gardner JM. Facebook Discussion Groups Provide a Robust Worldwide Platform for Free Pathology Education. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2017 May; 141(5):690-695. PMID: 27763789.
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  36. Gonzalez RS, Gilger MA, Huh WJ, Washington MK. The Spectrum of Histologic Findings in Hepatic Outflow Obstruction. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2017 Jan; 141(1):98-103. PMID: 27681331.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  37. Gonzalez RS, Bagci P, Basturk O, Reid MD, Balci S, Knight JH, Kong SY, Memis B, Jang KT, Ohike N, Tajiri T, Bandyopadhyay S, Krasinskas AM, Kim GE, Cheng JD, Adsay NV. Intrapancreatic distal common bile duct carcinoma: Analysis, staging considerations, and comparison with pancreatic ductal and ampullary adenocarcinomas. Mod Pathol. 2016 11; 29(11):1358-1369. PMID: 27469329.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  38. Gonzalez RS, Messing S, Tu X, McMahon LA, Whitney-Miller CL. Immunohistochemistry as a surrogate for molecular subtyping of gastric adenocarcinoma. Hum Pathol. 2016 10; 56:16-21. PMID: 27342907.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  39. Gonzalez RS, Riddle ND. Syndrome-Associated Tumors by Organ System. J Pediatr Genet. 2016 Jun; 5(2):105-15. PMID: 27617151.
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  40. Gonzalez RS, Riddle ND. Hereditary Cancer Syndromes in Children. J Pediatr Genet. 2016 Jun; 5(2):77. PMID: 27617146.
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  41. Gonzalez RS. Incidence of Pulse Granuloma in the Small and Large Intestines. Am J Surg Pathol. 2016 Jan; 40(1):137-40. PMID: 26658666.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  42. Garcia AE, Kasim N, Tamboli RA, Gonzalez RS, Antoun J, Eckert EA, Marks-Shulman PA, Dunn J, Wattacheril J, Wallen T, Abumrad NN, Flynn CR. Lipoprotein Profiles in Class III Obese Caucasian and African American Women with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. PLoS One. 2015; 10(11):e0142676. PMID: 26599819.
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  43. Gonzalez RS, Long D, Hameed O. Development of a semi-automated method for subspecialty case distribution and prediction of intraoperative consultations in surgical pathology. J Pathol Inform. 2015; 6:40. PMID: 26167384.
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  44. Gonzalez RS, Cates JM, Washington MK, Beauchamp RD, Coffey RJ, Shi C. Adenoma-like adenocarcinoma: a subtype of colorectal carcinoma with good prognosis, deceptive appearance on biopsy and frequent KRAS mutation. Histopathology. 2016 Jan; 68(2):183-90. PMID: 25913616.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  45. Cates JM, Memoli VA, Gonzalez RS. Cell cycle and apoptosis regulatory proteins, proliferative markers, cell signaling molecules, CD209, and decorin immunoreactivity in low-grade myxofibrosarcoma and myxoma. Virchows Arch. 2015 Aug; 467(2):211-6. PMID: 25940995.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  46. Chamberlain BK, McClain CM, Gonzalez RS, Coffin CM, Cates JM. Granular cell tumors overexpress TFE3 without corollary gene rearrangement--Reply. Hum Pathol. 2015 Aug; 46(8):1243. PMID: 26001332.
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  47. Marincola P, Gonzalez RS, Shi C, Poulose B, Parikh A. Cholangiocarcinoma arising from intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of the bile duct. Am Surg. 2015 Mar; 81(3):E102-3. PMID: 25760180.
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  48. Shi C, Gonzalez RS, Zhao Z, Koyama T, Cornish TC, Hande KR, Walker R, Sandler M, Berlin J, Liu EH. Liver metastases of small intestine neuroendocrine tumors: Ki-67 heterogeneity and World Health Organization grade discordance with primary tumors. Am J Clin Pathol. 2015 Mar; 143(3):398-404. PMID: 25696798.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  49. Gonzalez RS, Schwartz DA, Shi C. Colestipol granules in the colon: macroscopic and microscopic findings. Histopathology. 2015 Jul; 67(1):141-2. PMID: 25406854.
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  50. Gonzalez RS, Liu EH, Alvarez JR, Ayers GD, Washington MK, Shi C. Should mesenteric tumor deposits be included in staging of well-differentiated small intestine neuroendocrine tumors? Mod Pathol. 2014 Sep; 27(9):1288-95. PMID: 24457461.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  51. Chamberlain BK, McClain CM, Gonzalez RS, Coffin CM, Cates JM. Alveolar soft part sarcoma and granular cell tumor: an immunohistochemical comparison study. Hum Pathol. 2014 May; 45(5):1039-44. PMID: 24746209.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  52. Mohamed A, Gonzalez RS, Lawson D, Wang J, Cohen C. Tumor stem cells (CD271, c-kit, SOX10) in Melanomas: prognostic and outcome implications. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2014; 22(2):142-5. PMID: 23958542.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  53. Mohamed A, Gonzalez RS, Lawson D, Wang J, Cohen C. SOX10 expression in malignant melanoma, carcinoma, and normal tissues. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2013 Dec; 21(6):506-10. PMID: 23197006.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  54. Duckworth LV, Gonzalez RS, Martelli M, Liu C, Coffin CM, Reith JD. Plexiform fibromyxoma: report of two pediatric cases and review of the literature. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2014 Jan-Feb; 17(1):21-7. PMID: 24160555.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  55. Gonzalez RS, McClain CM, Chamberlain BK, Coffin CM, Cates JM. Cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor 2A (p16) distinguishes well-differentiated liposarcoma from lipoma. Histopathology. 2013 Jun; 62(7):1109-11. PMID: 23600700.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  56. Gonzalez RS, Wang J, Kraus T, Sullivan H, Adams AL, Cohen C. GATA-3 expression in male and female breast cancers: comparison of clinicopathologic parameters and prognostic relevance. Hum Pathol. 2013 Jun; 44(6):1065-70. PMID: 23266442.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  57. Adsay V, Ohike N, Tajiri T, Kim GE, Krasinskas A, Balci S, Bagci P, Basturk O, Bandyopadhyay S, Jang KT, Kooby DA, Maithel SK, Sarmiento J, Staley CA, Gonzalez RS, Kong SY, Goodman M. Ampullary region carcinomas: definition and site specific classification with delineation of four clinicopathologically and prognostically distinct subsets in an analysis of 249 cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 2012 Nov; 36(11):1592-608. PMID: 23026934.
    Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  58. Adsay NV, Bagci P, Tajiri T, Oliva I, Ohike N, Balci S, Gonzalez RS, Basturk O, Jang KT, Roa JC. Pathologic staging of pancreatic, ampullary, biliary, and gallbladder cancers: pitfalls and practical limitations of the current AJCC/UICC TNM staging system and opportunities for improvement. Semin Diagn Pathol. 2012 Aug; 29(3):127-41. PMID: 23062420.
    Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  59. Gonzalez RS, Shulman SC, Katzenstein HM, Steelman CK, Wulkan ML, Abramowsky CR, Cohen C, Davis GK, Shehata BM. Colorectal adenocarcinoma: a pediatric case review with a focus on mismatch repair gene mutations and E-cadherin expression. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2012 May-Jun; 15(3):192-8. PMID: 21985494.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  60. Gonzalez RS, Carlson G, Page AJ, Cohen C. Gastrointestinal stromal tumor markers in cutaneous melanomas: relationship to prognostic factors and outcome. Am J Clin Pathol. 2011 Jul; 136(1):74-80. PMID: 21685034.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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