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Rafael Eduardo Gonzalez, MD

Interventional Cardiology
Accepts New Patients
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Dr. Gonzalez attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico Health Science Center. He then completed a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX.

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Marble Falls
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Buda
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Austin
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lakeway
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Taylor
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (San Juan) (2000)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine (2001)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine (2003)
  • Fellowship: Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine (2006)
  • Fellowship: Interventional Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine (2007)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine (General Cert) - American Board of Internal Med
  • Cardiovascular Disease (Sub-Spec Cert) - American Board of Internal Med/Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology (Sub-Spec Cert - American Board of Internal Med/Interventional Cardiology
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of May 11, 2020, Rafael Eduardo Gonzalez, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(113)
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Sep 9, 2020
Dr. Gonzalez is the best Cardiologist I have had the pleasure to work with. I wouldn't want to see anyone else.
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Sep 1, 2020
Always the best
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Aug 27, 2020
very professional and extremely concerned about my health ; able to address all my questions and my goals for a healthy life
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Aug 26, 2020
he's frank and honest about my health concerns
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Aug 25, 2020
interested in my question and knowledgeable
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Aug 15, 2020
Excellent
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Aug 13, 2020
Dr. Gonzales is the best!
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Aug 13, 2020
6 years of positive, confidence inspiring cardiac procedures and care.
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Aug 11, 2020
I don't think I could be in better hands than Dr. G. Superb care.
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Aug 9, 2020
good
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Aug 6, 2020
professional, informative,
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Aug 6, 2020
Dr. Gonzales is very knowledgeable and efficient.
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Aug 6, 2020
Dr Gonzalez is the best!!!
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Jul 29, 2020
dr. Gonzales is the very best
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Jul 29, 2020
Dr Gonzales has great bedside matter and very easy going yet passionate about his work. He definitely put me at ease with my concerns.
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Jul 27, 2020
He made sure I understood'
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Jul 26, 2020
Careful, kind, and efficient service.
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Jul 25, 2020
Exceptional Doctor and Staff! Very highly recommended.
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Jul 24, 2020
very prompt. professional and friendly - always a pleasure seeing DrGonzales
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Jul 23, 2020
Dr. Gonzalez has provided great care for three family members for a number of years. He takes the time to explain diagnoses and appropriate self-care to a scientifically savvy patient in a clear, concise, and to the point manner with personal care that is rare.
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Jul 22, 2020
He is the very best. I wouldn't trade him for 20 future draft choices!!
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Jul 16, 2020
Dr. Gonzalez is very professional, but at the same time, down to earth and personable.
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Jul 16, 2020
I have been seeing Dr Gonzalez for about 10 years. He is a great guy and a great doctor. I would highly recommend him to anyone needing care in his field.
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Jul 14, 2020
very sotisfactory
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Jun 26, 2020
Dr, Gonzáles is wonderful!
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Jun 25, 2020
Dr. Gonzalez always listens, is caring and personable. i believe he has my best interest at heart.
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Jun 23, 2020
great
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Jun 23, 2020
Dr. Gonzalez is a very caring physician it is always a pleasure to see him
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Jun 20, 2020
Dr Gonzales is the best doctor I have ever had.
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Jun 11, 2020
Dr. Gonzalez is always competent, pleasant, and a delight to work with. His knowledge is so extensive I feel very safe in his care.
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Jun 2, 2020
always attentive and very knowledgeable, also puts you at ease.
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May 27, 2020
He's empathetic and listens to my concerns.
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May 22, 2020
Is on the ball
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May 12, 2020
Very happy with him.
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May 11, 2020
Outstanding !
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May 8, 2020
Dr. G is the best. Very personable, efficient, and oozes confidence. I trust his abilities totally.
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May 8, 2020
Doc of the decade.
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May 7, 2020
Explained everything very thoroughly.
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May 7, 2020
If Dr. Gonzalez decided to treat patients on the moon, I would travel to the moon to see him. One of the best doctors I have ever seen in my 70 years of life. He truly cares for his patients and their families. He takes time to listen and has such great compassion for his patients. Thank you Dr. Gonzalez for taking such great care of our families !!
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May 6, 2020
very experienced doctor - most important factor
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May 5, 2020
I am lucky to be seen by Dr. Gonzalez. He answered all of our questions. We never felt rushed. He was very thorough in his explanation. We live approximately 25 miles from Dr. Gonzales's office ; however we have decided that we will travel to see him.
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May 3, 2020
excellent
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