Mary Ann Gonzales, MD
Dr. Mary Ann Gonzales graduated from Texas A&M with bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering (EE) and worked as a hardware/software design test engineer for several years. During this time she obtained her Master’s degree in EE from UT Austin, with a biomedical emphasis and became interested in medicine. She then made the decision to pursue a medical career after volunteer mission work in Central America. She went to medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, followed by a transitional year at Cornell affiliate, in New York Hospital Queens and residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the combined Baylor/UT program in Houston, TX.
After completion of her residency, she joined the Baylor/UT department of PM&R as associate professor. During that time, she served as medical director of a subacute rehab unit as well as worked closely with EMG/NCS lab at Memorial Herman Hospital. She moved back to Austin in early 2004 served as a program director at Healthsouth rehabilitation hospital in Spinal Cord injury and Amputees and worked closely with St. David’s rehabilitation hospitals. In 2007, she joined Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital where she served as the medical director from 2007 until the end of 2013 and continued her focus in neurorehabilitation, working stroke and brain injury patients.
She has provided rehab consults in both SNF, LTAC and acute care settings and currently works at St. David’s rehab and serves as the medical director at Neurorestorative Rehab in Austin. She is board certified in Physical medicine and rehabilitation. She has served as an alternate delegate to the TCMS to the TMA, and is a board member of Physicians for Social Responsibility.