Our Provider
Rachael E. Gonzalez, M.D.
Owner

 

Dr. Gonzalez was born in Los Angeles, California. She attended Harvard College and graduated with honors with a degree in Biology. She graduated from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in 1990 and completed her family practice residency at Riverside General Hospital in 1993. Dr. Gonzalez' first medical community was in San Antonio, Texas. While establishing her first practice, she provided volunteer medical services for the St. Vincent DePaul Community Clinic. Dr. Gonzalez also served as the Medical Director for Urgent Care Services for the Methodist Hospital system.

In 1996, she relocated to the Pacific Northwest to join a hospital owned primary care network. As an employed physican in large organizations, Dr. Gonzalez was a strong advocate for Quality Improvement and a champion of chronic disease management programs including the Washington State Diabetes Collaborative.

Dr. Gonzalez has a special interest in the the prevention as well as treatment of chronic conditions such as Diabetes and Cardiovascular disease. Since 2007, she has maintained NCQA recognition for Diabetes Management. Dr. Gonzalez values the partnership with her patients and strives to motivate those living with chronic illnesses by teaching them self-care practices that can help them live healthier lives. Dr. Gonzalez is a certified Firstline Therapy Practitioner.

Dr. Gonzalez achieved certification in the field of Functional Medicine from the Institute for Functional Medicine in 2014.

Dr Gonzalez enjoys caring for pediatric patients and has a special interest in adolescent medicine. The practice sees newborns and participates in the Washington State Vaccines for Children Program.

Dr. Gonzalez' goal is to create an experience of care for each patient that is individualized and personal.  Same-day appointment availability and patient flow that respects the patient's needs are hallmarks of her practice.

Dr. Gonzalez is an avid reader and enjoys travelling and music. She is strongly committed to promoting the health of her patients by example as she enjoys exercise and cooking for family and friends.


Office Location(s):

Paradigm Family Medicine, PLLC


700 SW 39th Street
Suite 216
Renton, Washington   98057
Location Phone: 425-917-0700
Location Fax: 425-917-0705

My Phone: 425 917-0700
Fax: 425 917-0705

Accepting new patients:
I am accepting new patients.

Primary Specialty:
Family Medicine

Undergraduate Education:
Harvard College : 1985
Medical Education:
University of California, San Diego : 1990

Residency:
Riverside Medical Center, Riverside California, a Loma-Linda University Affiliated Program : 1993

Other Certifications:
NEI Certification : 2012

Neuro-Endocrine-Immunology Certification is offered by Neuroscience.  Medical providers who complete an on-line learning program and complete an examination are eligible for Certification. This training allows providers to use leading edge testing to assess patients hormonal, neurological and immune function allowing for more personalized interventions.


FLT Certification : 2010
FirstLine Therapy Certification requires completion of 3 days of didactic training on intensive lifestyle modification education. 

Board Certifications:
American Board of Holistic and Integrative Medicine : 2012
American Board of Family Physicians : 2008

Languages other than English:
Spanish

In Practice Since:
1993

Affiliations:
American Board of Holistic and Integrative Medicine : 2012
Institute of Functional Medicine : 2010
American Association of Anti-aging Medicine : 2005
American College of Physician Executives : 2002
Washington State Medical Association : 1997
American Academy of Family Physicians : 1993

Honors and Awards:
Renton's Best Doctor : 2012