Richard Garza, MD General Surgery

Dr. Richard Garza, MD

General Surgery, Radiation Oncology, Vascular Surgery
MONTEREY, CA 93940 (1 other location)
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About Dr. Richard Garza MD

Dr. Richard Garza, MD is a doctor primarily located in MONTEREY, CA, with another office in Austin, TX. He has 36 years of experience. His

Dr. Garza has received the following awards:


Dr. Richard Garza has 2 locations

Monterey Peninsula Surgery Center Ryan Ranch 2 UPPER RAGSDALE DR MONTEREY, CA 93940
The Austin Center for Radiation Oncology 1020 W 34th St Austin, TX 78705


Dr. Richard Garza has the following 3 SPECIALTIES

General Surgery
A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
Radiation Oncology
Vascular Surgery

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Richard Garza has the following 2 expertise

  • Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)


3 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2016)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.


36 Years Experience

University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston

Graduated in 1999

Baylor College Of Medicine

Graduated in 1985

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More about Dr. Richard Garza

The Austin Center for Radiation Oncology is a high-volume prostate cancer treatment center. Our passion and expertise is treating men with prostate cancer. Dr. Richard Garza is a board certified Radiation Oncologist. He is a graduate of The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, where he earned his Medical Degree and was elected class president. He completed his Radiation Oncology residency at Loyola University Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Garza comes to the Austin Center for Radiation Oncology with acclaim in both medical practice and academic leadership in the field of Radiation Oncology. Dr. Garza has spent an extensive amount of time training in 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy, and GU/GYN Brachytherapy. After completing residency, he was recruited to stay at Loyola, where he climbed the ranks to Assistant Professor. During his tenure, he was designated as Medical Director for the University Radiation Clinic at the Hines Veterans Administration Radiation Clinic, and the Radiation Oncology Residency Program Director. Dr. Garza has treated hundreds of cancer patients with radiation therapy, and has a special interest and expertise in the treatment of prostate cancer. Since joining Urology Austin in October 2012, he has treated over 1400 prostate cancer patients in the Austin Area. In addition, he has published both textbook and scientific journal articles related to cancer and radiation therapy. Richard Garza, MD has been recognized as a “Top Doctor” under the category of Radiation Oncology in the January 2019 edition of Austin Monthly Magazine. Dr. Garza and his wife are both physicians and natives of San Antonio, where they met in medical school. They are both happy to be back in Texas after spending 12 years in the Chicago metroplex. In his spare time, Dr. Garza loves to windsurf the Texas coast. Richard Garza is seeing patients at the Austin Center for Radiation Oncology (ACFRO). Contact ACFRO to schedule an appointment with Dr. Garza.

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