Dr. Richard Garza, MD

Dr. Richard Garza, MD

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Dr. Richard Garza, MD is a general surgery specialist in Monterey, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1985 and specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

2 Upper Ragsdale Dr Ste B230

Monterey, CA 93940

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Medicaid
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Garza's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garza performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Garza performs this procedure more than 70% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garza performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Garza performs this procedure more than 70% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garza treats Abdominal Disorders more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Garza treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Garza's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Garza, MD is a general surgery specialist in Monterey, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1985 and specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Baylor College Of Med
Residency Hospital
Baylor College Of Medicaine
Residency Hospital
1985
Baylor University
Medical School
1985

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Garza's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Garza

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Based on 30 reviews

5 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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(6)

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I first saw Dr. Garza when I was hospitalized for an infected probable spider bite. He operated on it and provided great follow through. I felt like I was listened to and he also had everything biopsied to cover bases. When I came to his office, I was taken promptly and the nursing staff was...Read More
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Dr. Garza saved my husband's life almost a year ago when the doctor performed emergency abdominal surgery on him late at night. The Doctor was very thorough and efficient in diagnosing the problem, using the best technology available and consulting with us. He performed the surgery promptly and...Read More
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Very nice doctor. Straight to the point. Fast procedure. Nice staff.
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Dr. Garza is a great doctor. I was admitted to the Emergency Room with emergency issues. He was subsequently called. His questions and bedside manner were excellent. There were a lot of tests, including CT scans and x-rays. It was his call to either operate or monitor. He visited me again and told...Read More
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Dr Garza was wonderful, my mom who is 82 had a severe right artery blocked 95 % in her neck. She was very anxious about having surgery but Dr Garza was very calming and was right there for her. Not only is he an excellent surgeon but he cares about his patients and takes the extra time with them...Read More
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