Dr. Richard Garza, MD

Dr. Richard Garza, MD

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Age 59
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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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Ulcer
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more than 74% of peers
Appendicitis
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more than 61% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
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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

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

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

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0 Board Actions

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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

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Garza's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Garza

4.1

Based on 29 reviews

5 Stars
75.86206896551724%
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3 Stars
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1 Star
20.689655172413794%
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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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Roxane in MONTEREY, CA – Aug 24, 2018
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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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Bobbie in Monterey, CA – Mar 12, 2018
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Very nice doctor. Straight to the point. Fast procedure. Nice staff.
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Salinas, CA – Dec 05, 2017
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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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Mike in Monterey, CA – Sep 11, 2017
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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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Vicki Schafbuch in Monterey, CA – Aug 11, 2017
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