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Rachael Gonzalez, MD

Rachael Gonzalez, MD

Doctor

Dr. Rachael Gonzalez is board certified physician in both Family Medicine and Integrative Medicine. Rachael graduated with honors from Harvard College and completed her medical school education at the University of California, San Diego.

About Rachael Gonzalez, MD

Clinical Expertise

Thyroid Management, Menopause Management (including Bioidentical HRT), Adrenal Issues, Digestive Disorders, Asthma, Allergies, Autoimmune Conditions, Migraines, Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes, Preventive Cardiology, Advanced Lipid Analysis & Management, Nutrigenomics

Credentials
Board Certified Physician in Family and Integrative Medicine
Training Institutions
Harvard College, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Family Medicine Residency at Riverside Medical Center in Riverside California, Institute for Functional Medicine, Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, The Women's Integrative Health Institute
Previous Positions
Staff physician in various healthcare organizations in San Antonio, Texas and Renton, Washington, Director of Urgent Care Services in San Antonio, Owned and operated Paradigm Family Medicine which provided functional and conventional medicine services in a high touch, high tech environment, Received NCQA recognition for Diabetes and was recognized as a Patient Centered Medical Home
What I’m most excited to bring to Parsley Health members
I'm most excited to work in a vibrant collaborative environment where everyone authentically cares and is committed to enhancing the lives and relieving the burden that chronic illness has had on our patient members. I'm most excited to bring my curiosity and love of puzzles and combine these with the art of storytelling to help patients unravel the mysteries of their health issues.
Ask me about
My love of cooking and culinary nutrition.
Most likely to find me
In my favorite Pilates class, weight training, or getting lost in a good book.

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A Parsley Health membership does not replace health insurance. We advise all members to maintain a separate health insurance plan of their choosing. For blood work, insurance frequently offers full coverage. Please also note that the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) includes a requirement that all U.S. citizens purchase health insurance. A Parsley Health membership does not meet this requirement.

Is Parsley Health covered by insurance?

We are not in-network with insurance plans at this time, but you can use out-of-network benefits to pay for your membership. Members with out-of-network coverage are typically reimbursed for 40-70% of the membership cost.

Many members use their FSA/HSA to pay for membership fees, specialty tests, and supplements. If you need any extra documentation, remember we’re always just a message away. Unsure about the process? We can walk you through it.

Can Parsley Health be my primary care physician?

Parsley Health’s world-class physicians are trained in primary care specialties like family medicine and internal medicine, however we recommend our members maintain a primary care physician for things like vaccinations and strep or flu testing, which we do not perform here at Parsley Health. We recommend female patients also maintain an OBGYN for regular pap smears. Your Parsley Health doctor will remind you of important age-related screenings you should get like colonoscopies or mammograms. We are not available for urgent appointments. If you have a medical emergency, we recommend that you visit urgent care or an ER. Click here for more information about urgent appointment needs.

Is testing included in my membership fee? What costs can I expect to see?

Your doctor will work with you to customize testing orders based on your health needs and personal preferences. Costs for blood work and specialty tests are not included in the membership price. Blood work is usually covered by insurance. Specialty tests range in cost from $100 - $350. These tests, however, are completely optional.

What types of diagnostic testing does Parsley Health perform?

We offer both standard blood work and in-depth specialty testing to help construct a comprehensive picture of your health and better inform treatment. A personalized testing plan will be recommended by your doctor. Some of our most frequently prescribed specialty tests assess allergies, cortisol, genetics, microbiome health, and toxic metal levels.

What is included with my plan?

Doctor’s visit(s), health coaching visit(s), unlimited messaging (annual membership only) with your care team through an online patient portal, and access to prescriptions and supplements.

In addition to our services, you’ll have access to online scheduling and billing, our online supplement store (discounted price for members), and exclusive access to deals from our wellness partners - our favorite places to sweat, stretch, zen, and shop!


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