Dr. Gaztambide, or “Dr. G” as he prefers to be called, received his Medical Degree from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra in the Dominican Republic in 1992. He later completed his Residency Training in 2002 in Puerto Rico at the Institute of Psychiatry in San Juan. Dr. G is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Dr. G’s clinical expertise encompasses an array of experiences over the last 20 years which includes General Physician and Psychiatry services in Emergency Departments, facilitating the roles of an Emergency Room Director, General Psychiatric Director and Outpatient Medical Director as well as General Psychiatry services in private practice.

Other related experience includes being a former speaker the Pfizer Pharmaceutical Company in Puerto Rico, being an active speaker on Psychiatric informative themes and debates on a local radio station in Puerto Rico and being a guest speaker on television educating others about issues that impact society and how they’re affected at the psychiatric level.

Dr. G joined the Compass Counseling Services, LLC team in 2019 and has been a remarkable asset to the organization. He shows compassion, dedication and precision in all of his work endeavors.

Dr. G’s work philosophy: “Mental and physical health has to be a priority for both of us. The patient has to eat and sleep well as do I in order to be effective.”