Dr. Carmen Marie Gonzales is a Board-Certified Emergency Room Physician that has been practicing for 6 years. A native Northeast Texan, she received her Undergraduate degree in Biology with a minor in chemistry, later attending medical school at University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. She has been married to her husband Richard. Together they have a 3 year old son. She is proud to be a Longview Circle of Red member, a society of women whose mission is to influence change in the heart health of women. Dr. Gonzales parents are a nurse and retired firefighter. She has a sister and brother. Having been raised in the country she developed a strong love for animals. She spends her spare time with her family, riding horses and playing with their 3 dogs and a cat. Dr. Gonzales believes her most important role as a physician in the Longview community is to spend time caring for the entire patient; mind, body, spirit.