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Rafael Eduardo Gonzalez, MD

Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Radiology
Accepts New Patients
portal
Locations
About
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 - Taylor
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
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 Only
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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 HMO
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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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Aetna - US Access
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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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 - Federal Select PPO
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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 - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
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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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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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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 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
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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 - Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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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 - PHCS/OPTUM - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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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 - Texas Statewide PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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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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Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) - TMHP Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)
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Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) - TMHP Medicaid
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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 - AARP Medicare Complete
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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 - CHIP
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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 - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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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 - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
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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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UnitedHealth - STAR
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UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
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UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
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UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
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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
  • Fellowship: Interventional Cardiology, Baylor College Of Medicine (2007)
  • Fellowship: Cardiology, Baylor College Of Medicine (2006)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Baylor College Of Medicine (2003)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Baylor College Of Medicine (2001)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine (San Juan) (2000)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine (General Cert) - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease (Sub-Spec Cert) - American Board of Internal Medicine/Cardiov
  • Interventional Cardiology (Sub-Spec Cert - American Board of Internal Medicine/Interve
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 13, 2019, Rafael Eduardo Gonzalez, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(98)
Overall: 4.9*
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Nov 13, 2019
Sorry that I do not get to see him more frequently. Come away feeling really great even though I have cancer.
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Nov 13, 2019
Excellent
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Nov 7, 2019
Awesome
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Nov 1, 2019
Best care anywhere! Dr. Gonzalez is the best, I would never consider seeing any other cardiologist besides him. he really cares about my health!
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Nov 1, 2019
Very inter-active. Wonderful.
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Oct 25, 2019
Dr Gonzalez is caring and knowledgeable... I consider him not only my Dr but a friend!
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Oct 23, 2019
the best
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Oct 22, 2019
very understanding of my problems
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Oct 19, 2019
Excellent, friendly and thorough. A great doctor
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Oct 19, 2019
i left with a "happy face"
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Oct 17, 2019
great doctor
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Oct 4, 2019
he's the best
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Oct 1, 2019
Dr. Gonzales was extremely helpful and took care of me to get the help I needed. Personally made phone calls to right dept and followed thru.
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Sep 30, 2019
Caring, experience and skills.
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Sep 28, 2019
very very good Dr. would recommend him to everybody I know.
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Sep 26, 2019
Dr. González has been my cardiologist since 2010. He is so knowledgeable. I trust him.
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Sep 26, 2019
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Sep 25, 2019
Always great to see Dr Gonzales
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Sep 24, 2019
Great Doctor
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Sep 20, 2019
so far, great experience
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Sep 17, 2019
Dr. Gonzalez is the best!! He is caring and always spends time explaining everything to you.
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Sep 14, 2019
Dr. Gonzales is always on top of my progress and has always been open and honest about coming treatments.
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Sep 11, 2019
Provider very professional and took time to discuss health concerns.
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Sep 11, 2019
Dr G has a great personality, spent appropriate time with me, answered all questions and literally added at least 20 years to my life expectancy.
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Sep 10, 2019
excellent provider.
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Sep 5, 2019
excellent
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Aug 27, 2019
Dr. Gonzalez reminds me of the best doctors of the past. Listen and learn. He actually took the time to get to know me and my concerns. Then, he presented a plan of action, explained the tests involved, and made sure I was comfortable with the plan. Can we clone him?
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Aug 24, 2019
never examined, had ekg- no comment about it. md more concerned about thinking I wanted back surgery, very little concern about my heart. very rushed not good communication . very disappointed with this visit unlike former visits with him in the past.
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Aug 23, 2019
Dr Gonzalez is wonderful.
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Aug 22, 2019
I liked that he pulled up computer screens that showed the veins in my leg and all that was done during my Aortagram. I particularly liked that he was very detailed and did not seemed rushed. Sad to know I would need some work on my right leg in the near future. Not happy that my foot continues to swell daily. But was relieved to know that the swelling was normal considering all that Dr. Gonzales did during my procedure. I found him very easy to communicate with and did not seemed rushed to walk out the door for his next appointment. He is a very likable Physician.
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Aug 21, 2019
best Cardiologist I have ever had.
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Aug 21, 2019
Dr Gonzalez always show the best human Relation Skills in my visits. he explains everything in a Fog-index that is easy to understand the problem and the patient is having and what he is planning to do to fix the problem. he is an extraordinary excellent Doctor.
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Aug 21, 2019
the best
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Aug 4, 2019
Very respectful with me always.
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Aug 3, 2019
vERY EASY TO TALK TO AND EXPLAINED EVERY FOR ME TO UNDERSTAND. hIS CONCERN THAT HE WAS VERY BUSY AND FOUND TIME WHEN OTHER DOCTORS WERE ON BOARD
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Jul 30, 2019
showed concern for my issue
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Jul 25, 2019
sad I don't need to come back for a year! but that's a good thing.
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Jul 23, 2019
very good.
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Jul 23, 2019
Dr. Gonzalez has always treated me very professionally.
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Jul 18, 2019
a-1
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Jul 11, 2019
Always the very best...excellent in every aspect!!
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Jul 10, 2019
Dr Gonzalez is excellent. Would recommend him to friends
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Jul 10, 2019
good job
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Jul 7, 2019
He rocks.
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Jul 5, 2019
good
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Jun 30, 2019
THIS GUY IS GREAT,NONE COULD BE BETTER
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Jun 30, 2019
all good
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Jun 29, 2019
Dr Gonzalez is very genuine and concerned for the patient's wellbeing. He is proactive and very thorough in his diagnosis and treatment. Dr Gonzalez treats you like family. I have complete trust in his medical care.
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Jun 28, 2019
Love Dr. Gonz?lez
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Jun 20, 2019
Dr. Gonzalez always makes me feel part of the care team not just the patient.
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Jun 18, 2019
I drive from DFW just to see Dr. Gonzalez he is that good!
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