Professional Biographies

Gary Chavez, PA-C

Primary Specialty: Orthopedics

Years With Optum: 13

Average Star Rating:

(665 patient ratings)

  • Undergrad School:

    BS Physician Assistant Studies, University of Nebraska Medical Center

  • Graduate School:

    Master of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Nebraska Medical Center

  • Medical School:

    Interservice Physician Assistant Program, Texas

  • Fellowships:

    San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Consortium Orthopaedic Fellowship

Previous Employment:

United States Air Force (1988 - 2008)


National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA Certified)


American Academy of Physician Assistants

Society of Air Force Physician Assistants

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Sep 22, 2020

with position would have explained one of my issues a little bit more thoroughly. things moved a little quicker than I expected and I wasn't astute or quick enough to revisit my question/concern.

- Verified Patient

Sep 08, 2020

Gary Chavez is very professional

- Verified Patient

Sep 01, 2020

I like Dr Garcia. He is blunt & to the point

- Verified Patient

Aug 22, 2020

Gary Chavez is the best.

- Verified Patient

Aug 19, 2020

I've been treated by *Gary Chavez for a time - A+ for every visit.

- Verified Patient

Aug 12, 2020

Very good service everywhere

- Verified Patient

Aug 06, 2020

I wish I would have had this a year ago I feel fantastic

- Verified Patient

Aug 04, 2020

I was very happy with Dr. Chavez

- Verified Patient

Jun 28, 2020


- Verified Patient

Jun 27, 2020

Gary Chavez is the best PA that I have every experienced.

- Verified Patient






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