Edinburg, TX – DHR Health welcomes San Juan, Texas native to the DHR Health Surgery Institute. Although from the Rio Grande Valley, Dr. Alejandro Garza attended high school just up the road in Kingsville, TX at Presbyterian Pan American School where he says he learned a wealth of knowledge not just in the classroom, but by living on campus and tending to everyday work duties. Garza then earned his medical degree at the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon in Monterrey during which time he performed clinical rotations at the university hospital.
Back in Texas, and close to home in 2015, Dr. Garza spent the next 5 years as a general surgery resident at DHR Health through the University of Texas RGV as part of their inaugural class.
He completed his vascular surgery fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine, Michael E. DeBakey program in Houston, Texas before joining the DHR Health Surgery Institute team of surgeons.
Dr. Garza treats patients diagnosed with aneurysm, cerebrovascular arterial disease, arterial or venous blood clots, lower extremity pain, varicose vein and any other disease or conditions affecting arteries and veins.
About DHR Health Surgery Institute…
With the Rio Grande Valley's largest and most comprehensive surgical team, the DHR Health Surgery Institute offers the latest in surgical treatment and technology to provide the best outcomes possible. We cover the full spectrum of surgical care, with many minimally invasive options available. DHR Health is the first to be functioning as a Level I Trauma Center in the region, providing expert level care 24/7. We have a long-standing reputation for quality care and the medical team you can trust.
About DHR Health…
“Our mission is to improve the well-being of those we serve with a commitment to excellence: every patient, every encounter, every time.”
DHR Health is the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the Rio Grande Valley providing 24/7 emergency care at the highest level with specialty physicians and surgeons available every day of the year. The hospital was founded in 1997 to help over 1.2 million residents resolve limited health care access challenges in a community that lacked public and county hospitals. Today, it is a modern, 500+ bed full-service health system serving over 300,000 patients annually, with more than 6,000 employees, and offering a full-continuum of care in over 70 different specialties and subspecialties. DHR Health serves the entire region with their hub in Edinburg, clinics in Starr County, and a new hospital in Brownsville bringing the best specialty care in endocrinology, cardiology, oncology, rehabilitation and a robust clinical research division. Their women’s hospital is certified as providing the highest level of maternal care in South Texas. DHR Health has revolutionized the health care landscape of the Rio Grande Valley and continues to raise the standard of care and transform the health care delivery model for the benefit of all local residents. To learn more, visit www.dhrhealth.com.