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

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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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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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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
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carotid Ultrasound
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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
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
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 33 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

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Garza's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Garza

4.1

Based on 29 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
20.689655172413794%
(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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