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Posted by: thepinetree on 03/17/2024 09:55 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 03/17/2024 09:55 PM
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Mark Twain Medical Center Welcomes Dr. James Joseph Gonzales, M.D., FACS, Accomplished Surgeon and Healthcare Leader

San Andreas, CA – Dignity Health Mark Twain Medical Center is pleased to announce the arrival of Dr. James Joseph Gonzales, M.D., FACS, to our medical team.  With an impressive background in medicine, surgery, and healthcare leadership, Dr. Gonzales brings a wealth of experience to our community.

Dr. Gonzales earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, graduating in May 1999. Following his commitment to surgical excellence, he furthered his education at UCSF and the Morehouse School of Medicine.

With a career spanning over two decades, Dr. Gonzales has proven his dedication to advancing patient care and surgical innovation. His most recent contribution includes serving as a key member of the Surgical Affiliates Management Group (SAMGI) from October 2021 to the present. In this role, he provided acute care surgical services to Sutter Amador Hospital, serving as a staff surgeon and director of Surgical, Orthopedic, and Wound Care services.

Additionally, he assumed the crucial position of Chairman of the Department of Surgery, showcasing his leadership capabilities and commitment to the improvement of healthcare services.

"We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Gonzales to our Mark Twain Medical Center family," said Doug Archer, Chief Executive Officer. "Dr. Gonzales's extensive experience, leadership skills, and commitment to excellence align perfectly with our mission to provide compassionate, high-quality healthcare to our community. We are confident that his contributions will greatly enhance our capabilities and positively impact the well-being of our patients."

As a board-certified surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), Dr. Gonzales's expertise will be a valuable asset to the medical community in our region. Patients and colleagues alike can look forward to benefiting from his vast experience in acute care surgery, orthopedics, and wound care.

For further information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. James Joseph Gonzales, please call (209)754-9232.

About Mark Twain Medical Center
Founded in 1951, Mark Twain Medical Center is a 25-bed, Critical Access Hospital providing inpatient acute care, outpatient services and emergency services. The Medical Center’s Medical Staff represents a broad range of specialties that ensure access to high quality medical care in a rural community. In addition to being a major provider of health services, Mark Twain Medical Center is also one of the area’s largest employers. More than 300 people are employed at the hospital and its five Family Medical Centers. The Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health, the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in the nation. For more information, please visit our website at Mark Twain Medical Center is also on Facebook.

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