San Antonio Plastic Surgeon - Meet Dr. Garza M.D.

Jaime R. Garza M.D., D.D.S., F.A.C.S. is a native San Antonian who specializes in the private practice of plastic and reconstructive surgery. For almost a decade he has been a pioneer in the south Texas medical community. Double board certified and skilled in the art and science of plastic surgery, he continually searches for and implements the best treatment options for his patients. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Garza is a former chairman and now clinical professor of plastic surgery as well as otolaryngology at the University of Texas Health Science Center and is credited with having built one of the most successful plastic surgery training programs in the nation.

A former college and professional football player before entering medical school, Dr. Garza has served as team or tournament physician for several college and professional teams including the NFL's New Orleans Saints and the and U.S. Olympic track and field team. Currently, he is team physician for the University of Texas at San Antonio. In 2001, he was inducted into the National Hispanic Sports Hall of Fame, and in 1993 into the Tulane University Hall of Fame.

Dr. Garza speaks frequently to a variety of civic and professional organizations and has shared the results of his research and expertise through ten books or chapters and dozens of published papers and abstracts in medical journals.

Dr. Garza specializes in cosmetic surgery and as well as sports-related facial injuries. His outstanding work and dedication to excellence has earned him numerous honors and peer recognition.

Dr. Garza was named #1 Cosmetic Treatment provider in S.A. 2009. Stadia Med Spa was also named the #1 Spa. Dr. Garza was also named Businessman of the Year in 2009-2010 by the S.A. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. In 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 Texas Monthly listed him among "Texas' Super doctors–Cosmetic Surgery," and Scene in San Antonio selected him for one of "San Antonio's Top Doctors–Plastic Surgery".


Doctor of Medicine with Honors
Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans
Doctor of Dental Surgery, Advanced Studies Program
Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans
B.A. Political Science
Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
Chief Resident, Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans Charity Affiliated Hospitals
Chief Resident, Plastic, Reconstructive, and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Intern, General surgery
University of Texas health Science Center at San Antonio
Fellowship, Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
Fellowship, Microvascular Surgery Research
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

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