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Specialty
Cardiology
Practice Name
EvergreenHealth Heart and Vascular Care
Primary Address
12333 NE 130th Lane, Suite Tan 320
Kirkland, WA 98034
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Primary Phone
425.899.0555
Primary Fax
425.899.9458
Practice Website
https://www.evergreenhealth.com/heart
Clinical Expertise
I have clinical expertise in Preventative Cardiology, Metabolic Syndrome, and Diastolic Dysfunction/Heart Failure.
I perform diagnostic heart catheterizations, coronary angiograms and transesophageal echocardiograms. I also have special interest in cardiac imaging including transthoracic echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and cardiac stress testing.
Credentials
Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Cardiology, Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography, Internal Medicine
Practicing Since
2007
Experience
In his early training, Dr. Oscar Gonzalez had the opportunity to work with Emeritus Professor Dr. Gerald Reaven, who first described the silent killer, Syndrome X, more commonly known as the Metabolic Syndrome. This refers to a constellation of clinical risk factors that are known to increase your risk of heart disease. His research work with Dr. Reaven spawned a passionate interest in understanding how we develop heart disease even before we are aware of it.
Personal Information
Life is complicated. Although I am passionate about reducing my patient's risks of heart disease, I realize that we need to make shared decisions given the circumstances that we all face in our every day lives. When I first meet a patient, I try to understand their perspective and understanding of their well being. This allows me to negotiate a plan that is best tailored to fit the patient's needs and current lifestyle with their treatment goals.
In the Community
I recently became a member of our local school PTA. I look forward to volunteering in the various activities that our local school will be involved in this year and the years to come.
Medical School
Stanford University | Stanford, CA
Residency
Stanford University Hospital | Stanford, CA
Fellowship
University of Washington, Dept of Cardiology | Seattle, WA
 
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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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192 patients rated this physician.

The Provider Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
5.0
Provider Listened Carefully
4.9
Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
4.9
Provider Knew Medical History
4.8
Provider Showed Respect
5.0

Patient Comments (16 comments)

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of EvergreenHealth.

Reviewed on May 8, 2018

This was my first visit with this provider I was pleasantly pleased with him & his caring, gentle way.
Reviewed on April 19, 2018

the entire experience was the best
Reviewed on April 17, 2018

#7. Come on. #9, 10. Give me a break.
Reviewed on February 21, 2018

Dr. Gonzalez is one of the best doctors I've known. He is up to date in his knowledge of cardiac-related developments. He is also very patient in explaining everything about treatment plans.
Reviewed on February 9, 2018

Exceptional care for a new patient!
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