Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Program: Medicine, Pathology Residency
Telephone: (787) 758-2525 ext. 1339 & 1331
Fax: (787) 754-0710
Dr. Carmen González-Keelan obtained her medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) School of Medicine. She completed a residency in Anatomic Pathology at the UPR affiliated hospitals. After 31 years of public service, where she rose to the rank of Professor of Pathology, Dr. González is semiretired since October 2009. During her tenure, she occupied leadership positions as chair of Pathology at UPR- Carolina Hospital, Course Coordinator of Pathology, president of medical school Committees, member of the Academic Senate, member of the National Board of Medical Examiners and member and Secretary of the Puerto Rico Medical Board. She has been recognized with the Teacher of the second year award on several occasions, installed as Alpha Omega Alpha Society Professor, and also received the Medical Sciences Campus Student Council “Premio Betanciano” for her teaching efforts. She has also received awards for her scientific presentations.
Presently, she serves part time as Gastrointestinal and Liver Professor of Pathology at the UPR School of Medicine, where she has teaching duties with the residents, medical students and Fellows in Gastroenterology. Dr. González Keelan is board certified in Anatomic Pathology, Fellow of the College of American Pathologists and of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. She is an active member of the Puertorrican Academy of Pathology & Lab Medicine, as well as of the Puertorrican Gastroenterology Society and of the UPR Medical School Alumni Society.
Dr. González-Keelan has published 25 peer reviewed articles, 10 within the past five years. Her interest areas include Gastroenterology and Liver diseases and immunohistochemistry with emphasis in cancer, IBD, viral hepatitis C, intestinal infections and eosinophillic esophagitis.