Legislator Profile

Former Florida Representative Julio Gonzalez (R)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Julio Gonzalez
District Address:
Suite 103
333 Tamiami Trail South
Venice, FL 34285-2441
(941) 480-3560

Capitol Address:
417 House Office Building
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
(850) 717-5074
political profile
  • House District:74
  • First Elected:2014
  • Terms Out:2022
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Sarasota
  • District Information:view district 74 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2014, reelected subsequently
    Deputy Majority Whip, 2014-2016
  • Born:May 30, 1964, Miami, FL
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Catholic
  • Education:University of Miami School of Medicine, M.D., 1990; Navy's Flight Surgery School in Pensacola, Florida, Aviation Medicine, earned wings, 1992; University of Florida's University Medical Center, Jacksonville, Florida, 1995-2000; Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 2013
  • Occupation:Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Spouse:Gina Arabitg, M.D. of West Lafayette, IN
  • Children:Monica Gonzalez, Jessica Gonzalez
  • Affiliations:American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board of Councilors, councilor
    Epiphany Cathedral Church Pastoral Advisory Council
    Florida Medical Society House of Delegates, delegate
    Florida Orthopaedic Society Board of Directors, Chair
    Sarasota County Medical Society Board of Governors
    Venice Regional Medical Center medical community, Chief of Surgery, Chief of Staff, Hospital's Board of Trustees, staff representative, Medical Society House of Delegates, Chair
  • Highlights:Authored two books and numerous articles on healthcare reform and healthcare legislation
    Florida Chamber of Commerce Honor Roll, 2015, 2016
    Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, Legislator of the Year, 2016
    Florida Society of Rheumatology, Legislator of the Year, 2016
    Florida College of Emergency Physicians, Legislator of the Year, 2015
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