About Robert F. Gonsalves, DO

Originally from New Jersey, Dr. Gonsalves first came to Arizona to attend Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University. He then completed his pediatric residency at Emory University in Atlanta, GA before returning to the desert to complete his fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at Phoenix Children's Hospital.

Upon completing his training, he accepted a position as an attending pediatric endocrinologist here at Phoenix Children's.

Dr. Gonsalves's clinical interests include thyroid cancer, calcium issues, and type 1 diabetes. He also serves as a Quality Improvement leader within the division.

Outside of work he enjoys kayaking, seeing live music, discovering new restaurants, and spending time with family.

Medical School / Education

Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glendale, AZ


(Pediatrics) Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA


(Pediatric Endocrinology) Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix, AZ

Rob Gonsalves, Ramin Jamshidi, Dorothee Newbern, Gabriel Shaibi, Micah Olson, Reeti Chawla, Sharon H. Gnagi and Oliver J. Oatman. A quality improvement project for managing hypocalcemia after pediatric total thyroidectomy. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, October 2020.

Gonsalves R, Aleck K, Newbern D, Shaibi G, Kapadia C and Oatman O. Severe early onset obesity and hypopituitarism in a child with a novel SIM1 gene mutation. Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism Case Reports, September 2020.


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We loved the location. Staff was super helpful and friendly. Dr. Gonsalves is amazing!! He has helped so much throughout my son's first year as a diabetic!! Tracey is fabulous. Visits are like seeing extended family. We appreciate all of their care and support!!