Mary Stephenson

Frank González, MD, FACOG

Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Director
Laboratory for Reproductive Endocrine and Inflammation Research

Center for Women’s Health, REI:
Phone: (312) 355-2634
Fax: (312) 355-3161

Academic Office:
Phone: (312) 355-0458
Fax: (312) 996-4238

Medical SchoolResidencyFellowship

Temple University

University of Rochester

Case Western Reserve University

Biography

Dr. Frank González provides comprehensive care to couples with infertility and manages hormonal imbalances that affect menstrual function. He is a nationally recognized expert on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), the most common hormonal imbalance in premenopausal women. Dr. González is a formally trained physician-scientist and his lab is an integral part of his translational research program. His research is funded by the National Institutes of Health and is focused on studying the effects of nutrient-induced inflammation in the development of ovarian dysfunction, insulin resistance, β-cell dysfunction and atherogenesis in PCOS.

Dr. González completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. He received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA, and completed a residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Rochester General Hospital, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry in Rochester, NY. Dr. González subsequently completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility at University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH.

Dr. González is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology as well as the subspecialty of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility. He is active in the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the Androgen Excess and PCOS Society and the Endocrine Society.

Dr. González is fluent in Spanish.

Publications

Gonzalez F, Considine RB, Abdelhadi OA, Acton AJ. Saturated fat ingestion promotes lipopolysaccharide-mediated inflammation and insulin resistance in polycystic ovary syndrome. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2019;104(3):934-946.

For a list of Dr. González’s publications, please click the following link:

Research Funding

NIH/NICHD R01, “Treating Inflammation in PCOS to Ameliorate Ovarian Dysfunction” 2017-2021, Principal Investigator.