Debra Ann Gonzalez, MD

Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

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Mailing Address:

VA St. Louis Healthcare System
John Cochran Division
915 North Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO  63106


Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Ave. CB 8115
St. Louis, MO  63110


  • BA, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, 1982
  • MD, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY, 1987
  • Residency, Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 1994
  • Fellowship in Head & Neck Oncology/Microvascular Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA, 1995

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Otolaryngology-Certified


  • McLean Hospital Research Stipend
  • NIH Fellowship Award
  • Surgical Intern of the Year Award
  • New England Otolaryngology Society
  • Resident Competition
  • American Cancer Society Fellowship
  • Excellence in Residency Teaching Award, SIU School of Medicine

Selected Publications

  1. Blackwell KE, Brown MT and Gonzalez DA. Overcoming the learning curve in microvascular head and neck reconstruction. Archives of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery 123 (12), 1997.
  2. Ossoff R, Aly A, Gonzalez D, Koriwchak M, and Davidson JM. A tissue culture model for the study of canine vocal fold fibroblasts. Laryngoscope 105 (1):23-27, 1995.
  3. Dzau V, Gonzalez D, Kaempfer C, Dubin D and Wintroub B. Human neutrophils release serine proteases capable of activating prorenin. Circulation Research 60: 595-601; 1987.
  4. Dzau V, Gonzalez D, Ellison K, Churchill S and Emmet N. Characterization of purified uterine inactive renin: influence of pregnancy on uterine inactive renin. Endocrinology 120: 358-364; 1987.
  5. V Dzau, DA Gonzalez, C Kaempfer, D Dubin and B Wintroub. Human neutrophils release proteases capable of activating prorenin. American Heart Association meeting 1983.