L. Roberto Gonzalez, M.D., Named Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Service Line Physician Leader

L. Roberto Gonzalez, M.D., Named Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Service Line Physician Leader(Hartford, Conn. January 6, 2015) – Saint Francis Care has named L. Roberto Gonzalez, M.D., Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Service Line Physician Leader. He has been serving in this role on an interim basis since November, 2014. 

In this role, Dr. Gonzalez will provide leadership and oversight for the full range of mental health and substance abuse treatment programs for all ages provided at Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, a Saint Francis Care provider. He has been with Saint Francis for more than 15 years. 

Dr. Gonzalez is board certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. He earned his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico and a Masters in Public Health from Harvard University, Boston, MA.  

Dr. Gonzalez completed his internship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; and his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA.  

About Saint Francis Care 

Saint Francis Care is an integrated healthcare delivery system established by Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, an anchor institution in north central Connecticut since 1897.  Licensed for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, it is a major teaching hospital and the largest Catholic hospital in New England.  Other major entities of Saint Francis Care include The Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, the Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut, the Saint Francis/Mount Sinai Regional Cancer Center, the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research, and Saint Francis HealthCare Partners.  Johnson Memorial Medical Center, parent organization of Johnson Memorial Hospital, Evergreen Health Care Center, and Home and Community Health Services are also Saint Francis Care Partners.  Saint Francis Care’s services are supported by a network of five major Access Centers and eight additional medical office centers sited throughout the region.  For more information, visit www.stfranciscare.com.