Anita Gonzalez started her medical career in the United States Air Force where she served six years as a Medical Service Specialist/Technician. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology at the College of Charleston in 1999 and her Master of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Utah in 2007. Since graduating, she has been practicing in the field of Pain Medicine. She is also a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and Texas Academy of Physician Assistants (TAPA).