Luis Francisco Gonzalez-Cuyar M.D.

Luis Francisco Gonzalez-Cuyar M.D.
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  • Brain Tumors
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Spine Tumors


Luis Francisco Gonzalez-Cuyar, M.D., is a surgical neuropathologist with a focus in anatomic pathology. Dr. Gonzalez-Cuyar is an attending physician in UW Medicine Pathology’s neuropathology service at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle. He specializes in skeletal muscle pathology, ophthalmic pathology, neurodegenerative disorders and neurotoxicology.

Dr. Gonzalez-Cuyar holds triple diplomate status by the American Board of Pathology with certifications in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology and neuropathology. He is also a fellow of the College of American Pathologists.

Dr. Gonzalez-Cuyar’s clinical interests include muscle and nerve pathology, brain tumors, neurodegeneration and neurotoxicology. He is involved in research concerning neurotoxicology, specifically manganese induced neurodegeneration among South African mine workers. He is also responsible for Fluorescence in-Situ Hybridization molecular studies in brain tumors.

Dr. Gonzalez-Cuyar is an acting assistant professor in the Department of Pathology at the University of Washington, Seattle.


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