Dr. Richard Garza, MD

Dr. Richard Garza, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Richard Garza, MD is a general surgery specialist in Monterey, CA and has been practicing for 33 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

Contact Information

(831) 649-0808

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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Garza performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ulcer
normal
more than 74% of peers
Appendicitis
normal
more than 61% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
normal
more than 61% of peers

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9  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Thoracoabdominal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

70  Conditions Treated

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54  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor College Of Medicaine
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garza to family and friends
28 total reviews (18 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Garza's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (18)

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...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...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...more
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Dr. Garza was friendly and informative. He made me feel at ease and comfortable. I always felt that I had nothing to worry about!
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