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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.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Residency

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista, Chula Vista, CA

Gender

  • Female

Languages

  • Spanish

Date Joined Staff

  • 2016-08-22

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine

Conditions and Treatments

  • Eldercare
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Senior Health
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted