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About Dr. Jaime R. Garza

Garza-subpageDr. Jaime R. Garza M.D., D.D.S., F.A.C.S. is a native San Antonian who specializes in the practice of plastic surgery and reconstructive surgery. For two decades 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 clinical practice, Dr. Garza is a former chief and Associate Vice President; 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 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 a team physician for the University of Texas at San Antonio. In 1993, he was inducted into the Tulane University Hall of Fame, and in 2001 he was inducted into the National Hispanic Sports 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 with a specialty in Rhinoplasty and nasal surgery 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 Medical Spa in the Greater San Antonio area 5 years in a row since 2009. Past-President of the Texas Society of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Garza was also named Businessman of the Year in 2009-2010 by the S.A. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. In 2005 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013 Texas Monthly listed him among “Texas’ Super Doctors”.


Bachelor of Arts – Political Science
Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana

Doctor of Dental Surgery, Advanced Studies Program
Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans

Doctor of Medicine with Honors
Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans

Chief Resident, Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
Louisiana State University School of
Medicine, New Orleans

Chief Resident, Plastic, Reconstructive, and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Intern, General Surgery
University of Texas health Science Center at San Antonio

Sub-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

Professional Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
Fellow, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons – Past President
American College of Surgeons – Fellow

Hospital Affiliations

Christus Santa Rosa Medcial Center
Baptist Hospital System
Methodist Healthcare System
Center for Special Surgeries at the Texas Center for Athletes

HIPAA Compliance

We are HIPAA compliant. A full statement is available upon visiting Dr. Garza’s office.