Jaime Gonzalez, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS
School of Physical Therapy
Dr. Gonzalez, in early 2012, retired from a 20-year career in the US Army. He proudly served as a combat medic for ten years before earning a commission and serving as an Army Physical Therapist for the balance of his military career. Dr. Gonzalez comes to UIW following a two-year position as the clinic director at a private physical therapy practice, Texas Physical Therapy Specialists. He is a graduate of the esteemed U.S. Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in Physical Therapy (MPT, 2002), the Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy (DPT, 2007), and holds the distinction of dual-board-certification as a clinical specialist in orthopaedic and sports physical therapy (OCS, SCS).
Dr. Gonzalez enjoys, in particular, working with young athletes, especially runners and track athletes, and teaching, a role he cherishes as a faculty member at The University of the Incarnate Word School of Physical Therapy. Born and reared in Brownsville, in the beautiful Rio Grande Valley of Texas, he is a proud native Texan and very happy to be back home after living in 5 states and 3 countries throughout his military career. Dr. Gonzalez is a husband, father of four and a new grandfather. He is an active parishioner at St. Joseph-Honey Creek Catholic Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus and is also an avid Spurs fan.