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Jimmy G. Gonzales, MD, CAQSM

Family Medicine / Sports Medicine Doctor

Adult Primary Care

American Board of Family Medicine (Sports Medicine)

English and Spanish


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UT Health RGV Surgical Specialty (Edinburg)

3804 S. Jackson Rd., Ste #1, Edinburg, TX. 78539

PHONE: (956) 296-3001 | FAX: (956) 296-3000

Services & Treatments

Primary Care (In-Person)

  • Comprehensive non-surgical care for activity related conditions (tendons/joint injuries/osteoarthritis/musculoskeletal issues)
  • Acute injuries (such as ankle sprains, muscle strains, knee & shoulder injuries, and fractures)
  • Overuse injuries (such as rotator cuff and other forms of tendonitis/tendinosis, stress fractures)
  • Medical and injection therapies for osteoarthritis
  • Pre-participation sports physical examinations
  • Evaluation and management of concussions
  • Evaluation and management of athletes with chronic or acute illness (such as infectious mononucleosis, exercise-related asthma or diabetes)
  • Return to play decisions for the sick or injured athlete
  • Assessment of nutrition and performance issues
  • Recommendations on appropriate strength training and conditioning activities
  • Exercise prescription for patients who want to start exercising or increase fitness
  • Assessment of injury risk and development of injury prevention protocols
  • Ultrasound-guided procedures


Dr. Jimmy G. Gonzales, MD, CAQSM, is a board certified Family Medicine Doctor at UT Health RGV. Focused on providing quality medical care to patients, Dr. Gonzales delivers the highest level of care in family medicine to improve the health and lives of children and adults in the RGV.

As a Family Medicine and Sports Medicine physician at UT Health RGV, Dr. Gonzales offers diagnostic and treatment in family medicine for children and adults, preventive care, health screenings, immunizations, chronic care (diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol, arthritis), sports medicine and musculoskeletal care, men’s health, women’s health, and more. Dr. Gonzales provides a personalized care plan along with a variety of resources to ensure patients can make the most educated choice about their health care.

Dr. Jimmy Gonzales is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine with special qualifications in Sports Medicine and is also a member of several prestigious professional societies, including the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Medical Association, the Texas Medical Association, and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. He also serves as a team physician for UTRGV Athletics, RGV FC Toros, and the NBA G-League RGV Vipers.

Dr. Gonzales received his Medical Degree (M.D.) from UT Southwestern Medical School in 2010 and completed his Preliminary Surgery Internship at The University of Texas Southwestern in 2011.  Dr. Gonzales then went on to complete his Family Medicine Residency training at Texas A&M University - Scott & White Health Science Center in 2014.  After completion of his residency, Dr. Gonzales continued his medical education and completed his Sports Medicine Fellowship at Texas Tech Health Science Center in 2015. During his fellowship, Dr. Gonzales delivered a podium presentation for a case study at the national meeting for the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.

Dr. Jimmy Gonzales joined the UTRGV School of Medicine Faculty in 2015 and is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine and is the Director of Sports Medicine for the UTRGV Family Medicine Residency Program. Additionally, he serves as the Program Director of the UTRGV Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship program, educating and training the next generation of leaders in medicine, research, and patient care.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Jimmy Gonzales, fill out our secure Online Appointment Request Form or call us at 1-833-887-4863 to speak with one of our UT Health RGV scheduling professionals.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1 or go to your nearest emergency room. 

Education & Training

Medical School:  
UT Southwestern Medical School (2010) 
Dallas, TX 

Family Medicine Residency (2011-2014) 
Texas A&M University - Scott & White Health Science Center 
Temple, TX 

Preliminary Surgery Internship (2011)
University of Texas Southwestern
Dallas, TX

Sports Medicine Fellowship (2015)
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX

Honors & Awards

  • UTRGV Family Medicine Residency Faculty Award of Excellence 
  • Scott & White Residency Atta-boy Recognition Award 
  • Texas A&M President’s Endowed Scholars (4 years) 
  • Dean’s Honor Roll in the College of Veterinary Medicine 
  • Distinguished Student Certificate in the College of Veterinary Medicine 
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars


  • American Board of Family Medicine (Sports Medicine)

Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine 
  • American College of Sports Medicine