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Julio C. Gonzalez, M.D.

Julio C. Gonzalez

Philosophy of Care

To encourage a healthy and active lifestyle for all patients, with a focus on getting athletes back to their sports as quickly and safely as possible.



  • Sports Medicine
  • Years in Practice: 12

Board Certifications

  • Family Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

Patients Seen

Accepts both children and adults


  • English

Medical Interests

Non-Operative Sports Medicine, Team physician for U.S. Soccer, Medical Director for the Naperville Women's Triathlon

Personal Interests

Family, travel, triathlon, fitness



School University of Notre Dame
Graduation Date 06/1996
Degree B.S.

School University of Illinois at Chicago
Graduation Date 05/2000
Degree M.D.


School Kaiser Permanente Orange County
Title Resident in Family Medicine


School Ball Memorial Hospital
Specialty Sports Medicine


Sports Medicine

  • Ankle Fracture Care
  • Elbow Fracture Care
  • Hand Fracture Care
  • Non-Surgical Care for Joint Arthritis
  • Non-Surgical Care of Neck / Back
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Sports Related Injuries
  • Trauma Related Injuries
  • Treatment of Strains/Sprains
  • Wrist Fracture Care


  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Family Physicians

Media/Published Articles

Health Topics Posts

Keep Your Ace From Riding the Pine

Dr. Robbie Matlock & Dr. Vijay Thangamani

Is the baseball player in your family looking to be the starting pitcher on the mound? Click here to get the full wind up on preventing overuse injuries in baseball pitchers.

Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health,Fitness & Exercise,Injury & Pain Management

Tips for Preventing Snow Removal Injuries

Dr. Gonzalez

Are you ready for the next snowfall? Check out DMG’s safe snow removal infographic to prepare yourself before you head out in the cold to clear your driveway.

Topics and Subtopics: Joints & Tissue,Spine & Back Problems

Fall Sports Safety Guide

DuPage Medical Group Orthopaedics

Read DMG’s Fall Sports Safety infographic for great tips on helping prevent injuries this fall.

Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise,Injury & Pain Management,Joints & Tissue


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