Male Genitourinary Reconstruction and Prosthetics Program


University Hospitals Urology Institute


Chris M. Gonzalez, MD


Bonita Bakenie (216-844-5504)


Please call 216-844-8450.

For hospital transfers, please call 216-844-1111.

Conditions Treated

  • Urethral stricture disease
  • Urethral trauma
  • Hypospadias failure
  • Concealed penis
  • Penile curvature


  • Urethroplasty (urethral stricture repair) with graft or flap
  • Reconstruction of hypospadias failure
  • Repair of penile concealment
  • Repair of urethral trauma
  • Penile plication for curvature

Distinguishing Features

  • Dr. Gonzalez joined University Hospitals from Northwestern Medicine, where he started and developed one of the largest genitourinary reconstruction centers and fellowship training programs in the U.S.
  • Member of the first urethral stricture guidelines panel for the American Urological Association
  • Associate Editor for the Genitourinary Reconstruction section of Urology journal


About UH Cleveland Medical Center
At the core of University Hospitals’ $4 billion health system is UH Cleveland Medical Center, ranked among America’s best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. UH Cleveland Medical Center is home to some of the most prestigious clinical and research programs in the nation, including cancer, pediatrics, women’s health, orthopedics, radiology, neuroscience, cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, digestive health, transplantation and genetics. Its main campus includes UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the nation; UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital, Ohio’s only hospital for women; and UH Seidman Cancer Center, part of the NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University.

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