Dr. Learned Gonzales, MD

Critical Care MedicineMaleAge 54

Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Learned Gonzales, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Rancho Mirage, CA and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from U of the East medical school in 1994. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Desert Regional Medical Center and Eisenhower Medical Center. His office is not accepting new patients.

Dr. Learned Gonzales, MD

Desert Kidney Care

71511 Highway 111 Ste J Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 ()

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(760) 674-9800

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Gonzales' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Appendicitis
  • Asthma
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

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(760) 674-9800

Dr. Gonzales accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Anthem
$0 Cost Share AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual Via Exchange)-CA HMO
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
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Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
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Bronze 60 D (Pathway - HMO/ Individual)-CA HMO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold 80 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Gold 80 AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Gold 80 D (Pathway - HMO/ Individual)-CA HMO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
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Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Priority Select-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
Minimum Coverage-CA HMO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X - Network-CA HMO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Select-CA HMO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum 90 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Platinum 90 AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Platinum 90 D (Pathway - HMO/ Individual)-CA HMO
Platinum Priority Select-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Priority Select-CA HMO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select-CA HMO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver 70 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 70 AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 70 Off Exchange (Pathway - HMO/ Individual)-CA HMO
Silver 73 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 87 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 94 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Priority Select-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
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UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

Dr. Gonzales' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gonzales

2.7

Based on 14 ratings

5 Stars
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I had pulmonary rehab sessions at his office and received a bill for $160.00. The bill showed a total and it was not itemized, I called his of office and the billing department for itemized billing and was told that they would not send one to me. I called Kaiser and they told me the same thing, I wrote a letter to the office manager and to Dr. Gonzales about the billing without a response. His office sent the bill to a collection agency and was told that my credit was damaged. George Held
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George Held in Indio – Jan 27, 2018
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When a nurse is making the (incorrect) diagnosis because the doctor is not in the office. Bad doctor!
What went well
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jun 22, 2017
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My experience with Dr. Gonzales himself was fine. In my opinion, however, he has the rudest staff of any doctor's office I have patronized. They told me that I had canceled when in fact the doctor called in sick. They simply denied that he had ever done that. Now they have sent me to collections for $6.66, despite the fact that I never received a bill from them for that.
What went well
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
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Ken in Rancho Mirage, CA – Aug 11, 2016
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This was by far the worst experience I have ever had. The staff is the problem. Phones calls are not returned and then when you finally get to speak to someone the excuses start flying. Nothing but alot of excuses and never a resolution. Their delay in following thru on referrals causes months delay in even getting an appt. After an inital visit the staff said the doctor must have forgotten to push the save button so there were no orders or details of my visit. Absolutely no confidence!!
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Carolyn Brock in Indio, CA – Apr 09, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

FCCP

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2005
Los Angeles County - U S C Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2001
Maricopa Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1999
MeritCare Hospital
Internship Hospital
1996
Veterans Memorial
Internship Hospital
1994
U of the East
Medical School
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Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Critical Care Team Member of the Year- Desert Regional Medical Center, 2008
  • Highest Scoring Physician in Pneumonia Measures - Desert Regional Medical Center, 2008
  • Member- "Cambridge Who's Who ", 2009

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Dr. Gonzales frequently treats Respiratory Failure, Respiratory Management, and Pneumonia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Gonzales treats.

Where is Dr. Learned Gonzales, MD's office located?

Dr. Gonzales' office is located at 71511 Highway 111 Ste J, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Desert Kidney Care

Desert Kidney Care71511 Highway 111 Ste J Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Gonzales is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Desert Regional Medical Center

Palm Springs, CA

69% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Eisenhower Medical Center

Rancho Mirage, CA

84% Patients that would definitely recommend, 14% higher than the national average

15 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

John F Kennedy Memorial Hospital

Indio, CA

61% Patients that would definitely recommend, 9% lower than the national average

Temecula Valley Hospital

Temecula, CA

77% Patients that would definitely recommend, 7% higher than the national average

1 Award Received