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Specialty
Cardiology
Practice Name
EvergreenHealth Heart and Vascular Care
Primary Address
12333 NE 130th Lane, Suite Tan 320A
Kirkland, WA 98034
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Primary Phone
(425) 899-0555
Primary Fax
(425) 899-9458
Practice Website
https://www.evergreenhealth.com/heart
Accepted Insurances
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 School of Medicine | Stanford, CA
Residency
Stanford University Hospital | Stanford, CA
Fellowship
University of Washington (cardiology) | Seattle, WA
 
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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

Criteria

165 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
4.9
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 (23 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 September 3, 2020

Very courteous, professional, answered all questions in detail, concerned about my well being.
Reviewed on August 26, 2020

Instilled confidence & trust!
Reviewed on August 20, 2020

I think Dr. Gonzalez is the best - provides excellent care, great listener, and I feel like I'm in really good hands with him as my heart doctor.
Reviewed on August 18, 2020

This was my first appointment with Dr. Gonzalez and I was very impressed with the whole experience, from the knowledge he obviously had, his explanations to me were on my level, didn't seem in a hurry to get to his next patient and had recommendations for future treatment
Reviewed on August 7, 2020

I am very happy with this doctor, staff and facility
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