Dr. Jim Garza, MD

Dr. Jim Garza, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Jim Garza, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1975 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

3700 Buffalo Speedway Ste 350

Houston, TX 77098

Contact Information

(713) 932-1001

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Hernia Repair
very high
more than 90% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 63% of peers

Dr. Garza's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Garza does not have any board certifications listed.

6  Conditions Treated

5  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Failure to keep adequate medical records (6/14/2013)
    Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Texas


  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Baylor College Med Affil Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Garza has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Garza has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garza's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garza to family and friends
16 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Garza's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Very unethical and untrustworthy dr. Does not give honest answers about the surgeries he performs and tries to push people to have the surgery before discussing any options.
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