State Representative, Julio Gonzalez, MD of Venice, Fla. has announced that he is running for U.S. Congress. If elected, he would be the second orthopaedic surgeon serving in Washington, D.C. Currently, John Barrasso, MD serves as a U.S. Senator from Wyoming. Dr. Gonzalez is a Miami native who served as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Naval Reserves. He has been in office in the 74th District since 2014. About Dr. Gonzalez.