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About Veronica V. Gonzalez, MD
Veronica Gonzalez, MD, is a board-certified family medicine physician who specializes in caring for older adults. She provides primary care to patients, with an emphasis on health maintenance, disease prevention, treatment of acute and chronic illnesses and preservation of function.
As a geriatrician, Dr. Gonzalez aims to keep seniors healthy and high functioning as they transition through the stages of aging. Her expertise includes providing therapeutic and rehabilitative care for conditions or health concerns that are common among the elderly such as frailty, falls, incontinence, memory and cognitive problems, and medication-related side effects. She also has expertise in end of life care and advance care planning.
As a primary care physician at an academic medical center, Dr. Gonzalez is active in the education of medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine.
She completed a fellowship in geriatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine and a residency in family medicine at Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista. Dr. Gonzalez earned her medical degree from Albany Medical College in Albany, New York. She is board-certified in family medicine.
Outside of work, Dr. Gonzalez enjoys staying active through running, yoga and CrossFit.
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For more information on primary care for seniors, see Geriatric Medicine.
- Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
- UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
- Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista, Chula Vista, CA
Date Joined Staff
- American Board of Family Medicine
Conditions and Treatments
- Geriatric Medicine
- Senior Health