Dr. James Gonzalez, MD

Dr. James Gonzalez, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
60 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Gonzalez, MD is a general surgery specialist in Redding, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

Shasta Surgical Associates

1555 East St Ste 220

Redding, CA 96001
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Carotid Artery Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Gonzalez'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gonzalez "Providing excellent care and service to our patients."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency


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26  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Huntington Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Columbia Presbyn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Huntington Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Stanford University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Lsu
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gonzalez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Bowel Obstruction

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Dr. Gonzalez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gonzalez to family and friends
17 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Gonzalez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I was very sick and ended up in the ER. One phone call and I was seen in the am by Dr. Gonzalez, followed by surgery the same day. I couldn't have asked for a nicer doctor who spent time reassuring me everything would be ok!
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