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Luis M. Gonzalez, DVM, MS
Adjunct Clinician, Masters Level Surgeon

Dr. Gonzalez is very highly educated and brings to Healing Springs specialized, university-level skills in orthopedic surgery and diagnostic ultrasound. Dr. Gonzales is available in Galax, VA by referral for complex orthopedic surgery, echocardiograms, and complete-abdominal ultrasounds. By performing these procedures at Healing Springs, clients can receive referral-hospital level skill with the convenience and cost savings of local follow-up care.

Education & Experience
  • Completed a radiology internship at VA Tech (2009-2010)
  • Completed a small animal surgery internship at VA Tech (2007-2009)
  • Completed a small animal medicine and surgery internship at Kansas State University (2005-2006)
  • Completed a Master of Science in Veterinary Surgery program at Sao Paulo State University in Brazil (two-year program 2002-2003)
  • Attained his doctorate in veterinary medicine at University of La Salle, Bogota in year 2000

Dr. Gonzalez has been a teacher in veterinary doctorate programs at Virginia Tech, Kansas State University, Sao Paulo State University, and the University of La Salle. He has taught radiology, anatomy, small animal surgery, and small animal medicine. Dr. Gonzales has been published multiple times in scientific journals such as Veterinary Medicine and in the Proceedings of the Symposium of Veterinary Research.


Dr. Gonzalez lives in Radford, VA. His wife, Piedad Natalia Henao Guerrero, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVA, is an assistant professor and anesthesiologist at Virginia Tech's veterinary college.

Areas of Practice:

Orthopedic Surgery. Diagnostic Ultrasound.

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Contact Us

Phone: (276) 236-5103
Toll-Free: (877) HSAH-VET
  (877) 472-4838

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Convenient Hours
Monday: 8AM to 5PM
Tuesday: 8AM to 7PM
Wednesday: 8AM to 5PM
Thursday: 8AM to 7PM
Friday: 8AM to 5PM
Saturday 9AM to 1PM
After Hours: On-Call 24/7

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