Luis Francisco Gonzalez-Cuyar M.D.

Luis Francisco Gonzalez-Cuyar M.D.
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  • English
  • Spanish


  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Neuropathology
  • Neurotoxicology
  • Pituitary Disorders


Dr. Gonzalez-Cuyar is an attending neuropathologist in UW Medicine Pathology’s Neuropathology service and is based at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle. He serves as the head of the neuromuscular pathology section.

Dr. Gonzalez-Cuyar’s clinical interests include neuromuscular pathology, neoplasms of the brain, spinal cord and pituitary gland, and ophthalmic pathology. His research interests and collaborations focus on neurotoxicity (heavy metal exposure), neuro-oncologic pathology, and neurovascular pathology.

Dr. Gonzalez-Cuyar has a diverse teaching portfolio and is involved in the education of medical students and graduate students. He also is active in teaching UW and non-UW residents/fellows (pathology, rehabilitation medicine, ophthalmology, neurology, and neurosurgery) offering didactic conferences and/or microscope case review. Dr. Gonzalez-Cuyar is the associate director of the neuropathology fellowship training program and director of the UW school of medicine neuropathology clerkship (PATH 677).

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Institution Credential Year
UW - Dept. of Neuropathology Fellowship
Univ. of Puerto Rico School of Medicine Medical education 2005
Univ. of Maryland SOM Residency
Degree Institution Year
MD Univ. of Puerto Rico School of Medicine 2005

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Pathology Anatomic & Clinical Pathology 2009
American Board of Pathology Neuropathology 2011