“I partner with my patients and work with them to develop an individualized treatment plan based on their specific needs. My focus is patient-first, and my goal is always optimal health for my patients. I believe trust and honesty are key elements in the patient-physician relationship, and I work closely with my patients to keep them well.”

Board Certification

  • Family Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Occupational Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine



Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital
Family Medicine
Houston, TX

Medical School

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Doctor of Medicine
Galveston, TX

Hospitals Affiliated With

CHI St. Luke’s Health – Patients Medical Center
East Houston Regional Medical Center

Professional Association

East Regional Medical Center
Chief of Staff
2003 – 2004


“Nonlinearity and fractality in the variability of cardiac period in the lizard, Gallotia galloti: effects of autonomic blockade” American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, (2008): De Vera, L., Santana, A., Gonzalez, J.J.

“Autonomic mediation in the interdependences between cardio cortical activity time variations and between cardiorespiratory activity time variations in the lizard, Gallo” Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A, Molecular & Integrative Physiology, (2008): De Vera, L., Santana, A., Pereda, E., Gonzalez, J.J.

“Maturational changes in the interdependencies between cortical brain areas of neonates during sleep” Cerebral Cortex (2007): de la Cruz, D. M., Mañas, S., Pereda, E., Garrido, J.M., López, S., De Vera, L., González, J.J.


Dr. Gonzalez is passionate about Family Medicine and working closely with his patients across the Houston-area to help them achieve their optimal health. Dr. Gonzalez went to the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and completed his post-doctoral residency training at the Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital in Houston, TX. Additionally, Dr. Gonzalez specializes in Occupational Medicine and innovative Preventive Medicine.