Dr. Gonzalo Gonzales Jr, DO

Dr. Gonzalo Gonzales Jr, DO

Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 40
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Dr. Gonzalo Gonzales Jr, DO is a pain medicine specialist in Plano, TX and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University / College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2007 and specializes in pain medicine.Read his story

6957 W Plano Pkwy Ste 2100

Plano, TX 75093

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Gonzales Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spondylosis
high
more than 89% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 88% of peers
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
normal
more than 76% of peers

Dr. Gonzales Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Gonzales Jr' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gonzales Jr "Dr. Gonzalo Gonzales Jr. is a Board Certified and Fellowship-Trained interventional pain physician and physiatrist. Dr. Gonzales obtained his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, Texas. He served as chief resident during his residency training at UT Southwestern. Dr. Gonzales then completed an ACGME accredited pain fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Gonzalo Gonzales Jr. utilizes a wide range of non-invasive and interventional pain procedures for pain relief. He specializes in treating various conditions that include sciatica, low back pain, neck pain, arthritis, failed back surgery syndrome, herniated discs, radiculopathy, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), peripheral neuropathy, osteoarthritis, joint pain, fibromyalgia, myofascial pain syndrome, herpes zoster (shingles), postherpetic neuralgia, headaches, vertebral compression fractures, intercostal neuralgia, spinal stenosis, diabetic neuropathy and phantom limb pain. The procedures that Dr. Gonzales performs includes epidural steroid injections, caudal steroid injections, selective nerve root blocks, facet blocks, facet joint injections, radiofrequency ablation, sacroiliac joint injections, sympathetic blocks, sympathetic neurolysis, intra-articular injections, bursa injections, trigger point injections, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, discography, Botox injections, occipital nerve blocks, spinal cord stimulator trials and spinal cord stimulator implants. Dr. Gonzales is originally from Dallas, Texas and enjoys serving the North Texas community."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gonzales Jr "My goal is to evaluate, diagnose and treat pain to maximize the best results for the patient. There can be multiple options to improve pain, quality of life and function that include: medications, physical therapy, interventional procedures and/or surgery. It is important to give each patient their health treatment options and discuss their best plan for improvement."

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain
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19  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Nova Southeastern University / College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gonzales Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gonzales Jr' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gonzales Jr to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Gonzales Jr' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I had been in pain managment for close to 5 months before I found Dr. Gonzales. The pain manaagment group I was with before did nothing but give me pills and injections and tried to sell me things not covered by my insurance. I went to Dr. Gonzales on a Friday he took me off half the meds I was on...more
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