Thomas A. Gonda MD
Counselor/Therapist | Addiction (Substance Use Disorder)2220 MOUNTAIN BLVD OAKLAND CA, 94611
Thomas Gonda is an Addiction Medicine Counselor in OAKLAND, CA. Thomas evaluates patients using many different procedures, in order to determine what treatments must be carried out in order to properly assess their symptoms. Addiction Medicine counselors provide patient care and consultation for each patient and their families.
Thoracic SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic SurgeryABTS
- Suboxone Treatment
- Psychiatric Medication Management
- Psychoanalysis, Psychodynamic Therapy
- Hypnotherapy Service
- MemberAmerican Society of Addiction Medicine 2006
- Too numerous to mention.Too numerous to mention2013
Experience & Accolades
- Physician1980Licensed in State of CaliforniaI have worked in private practice and previously at an HMO as a physician and psychiatrist since 1980
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