Dr. Thomas Gonda Jr, MD

Dr. Thomas Gonda Jr, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Thomas Gonda Jr, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Oakland, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Stanford University in 1980 and specializes in psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, and more.Read his story

2220 Mountain Blvd Ste 240

Oakland, CA 94611

Contact Information

(510) 495-4826

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Dr. Gonda Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gonda Jr "My work is psychotherapy, psychiatry, psychopharmacology, MFT (marriage and family therapy) and forensic medicine. I graduated from Harvard College and Stanford University School of Medicine. I have been licensed as a physician and surgeon (G60409) since 1980. I have been board certified as a physician and surgeon since 1987. I am board certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). I am a member of: American Psychological Association (APA); California Psychological Association (CPA); American Association of Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work (AAPCSW); California Certification Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors (CCBADC); National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC); Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology (NCSPP); San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis (SFCP); American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM); California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM); and, the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco. I have advanced training and education in prescribing behavioral health medications in complicated and treatment resistant circumstances. I provide individual, confidential psychiatric services -- I can provide assessment, psychiatric interview, diagnosis, treatment and, if you wish, psychopharmacology -- I prescribe all medications including: anti-anxiety (OCD and others), anti-depression (including treatment resistant), mood stabilizers (schizophrenia and bipolar disorders), sleep medication and addiction medication for opiates (Suboxone, Subutex, buprenorphine), benzodiazepines (using the Ashton method), alcoholism, gambling addiction and other addictions. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gonda Jr "If you're looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or you're just ready to move in a new direction in your life, I look forward to working with you to achieve your goals. Please call or email me for an adult, couples, teen or family therapy consultation today."

6  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Psychiatry
  • Psychotherapy

1  Board Certifications

  • Addiction Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

7  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

  • Couples Therapy
  • Hypnosis (Medical Hypnotherapy)
  • Medication Management
  • Pain Medication Management
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy Services

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.


  • Harvard
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Of Illinois
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Jfk University Graduate School Of Professional Psychology
    Other Education | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • One of Oakland's Best Physicians, 2007
Media & Publications

Dr. Gonda Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gonda Jr's Reviews

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10 total reviews (3 have comments)

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Dr. Gonda Jr's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

He doesn't remember his clients. He took $500 from me for legal documentation for a personal injury case. He ignored my requests for PTSD medication to be called in, and all I received was a "Im sorry, I cant help you" response email.
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Dr. Gonda is the only therapist I've been able to stick with long-term. He is extremely open-minded, supportive, and really cares about his patients. He asks questions that lead me to greater insights, and provides encouragement and constructive, solution-oriented advice when I'm faced with issues...more
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Dr. Gonda has been the only therapist I've had who has truly been able to help me. He listens, and is able to help me come to my own conclusions about the troubles I'm going through. I've already recommended him to close friends and family.
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