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Hiram A. Gonzalez, M.D. performs general surgery/gastrointestinal surgery at Monongahela Valley Hospital with offices in Belle Vernon. He offers many years of surgical experience, skill and a full range of minimally invasive surgical techniques - with the compassion that you count on from a trusted neighbor. General surgeons operate on every part of the body except for the bones, heart and brain, using the most advanced technology, including the new surgical suites at Monongahela Valley Hospital. In minimally invasive procedures - such as removing a gal bladder - surgeons enter the body through small openings in the skin or through a body cavity or anatomical opening, resulting in the least amount of trauma to those structures, shorter hospitalization, less pain and scarring, and the reduction of post-surgical complications.

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Hiram Gonzalez-Ortiz, M.D.
Hiram Gonzalez-Ortiz, M.D. Originally from Puerto Rico, Dr. Gonzalez has had an exciting journey on his way to Monongahela Valley Hospital. After receiving his medical degree from Ponce School of Medicine in Ponce, Puerto Rico, he performed his General Surgery residency at UPMC Mercy. He then completed a fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee where he also served as a clinical instructor of General Surgery.

He is certified by the American Board of Surgery in general surgery. Awards from many renowned medical centers fill the walls of his office such as the Clinical Recognition Award from the Ponce School of Medicine; UPMC Mercy's Values in Practice and Golden Scalpel awards; and the Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident Award from the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.

"I have spent my training and much of my career at very populated, urban hospitals," said Dr. Gonzalez. "I want to make a career and a life in a community where the hospital has a patient-centered focus and I have found that commitment at Monongahela Valley Hospital. In fact, the new operating suites that MVH opened are designed with all of the technology needed to perform laparoscopic surgery, which is my area of skill and training."

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724-929-4122 Phone
1-855-379-3131 Fax

Monongahela Valley Hospital HealthPlex
800 Plaza Drive, Suite 140
Rostraver Township, PA 15012

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Patient Portal

The Personal Patient Portal is an online application that enables you to securely exchange medical information with our staff via the Internet.

Patient PortalThis confidential site is designed to help you:

  • complete intake forms before your arrival for faster registration
  • manage your personal health record
  • review lab/diagnostic reports
  • view summaries of your visits
  • communicate with our professional medical staff regarding non-urgent medical matters

To Access Your Personal Portal

Do you have an e-mail address?
It's easy to access your personal portal. Just click here.

During your visit, ask a member of our staff to give you access to the portal or simply call for private access.

Please note: If you have a life-threatening emergency that requires immediate attention, please call 911.

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