Erica C. Garza, M.D.

Erica Garza is a dedicated, intelligent physician who is concerned about women’s health issues. This is very evident in everything from the many academic awards she has won and the academic presentations she has made to the many research projects she has participated in, past and present.

Dr. Garza received her Bachelor of Biology degree from Texas A&M University in 2006, graduating Magna Cum Laude. During her time there, she received the Texas A&M Dept. of Multicultural Services Academic Excellence Award and was a member of both the Golden Key and Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Societies.

For her medical training, Dr. Garza attended Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine. She completed her obgyn residency at Phoenix Integrated Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, St. Joseph Hospital and Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. During her residency, she received awards and research grants, including the Award for Excellence in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Garza has worked on several impressive research projects.

In June 2016, Dr. Garza completed a two year fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (FMIGS) and Chronic Pelvic Pain at St. Joseph Hospital and Medical Center. This surgical training, largely focused on laparoscopic surgery, including DaVinci robotic surgery, afforded her the opportunity to perform more advanced surgery through a minimally invasive approach allowing women to have shorter hospital stays, faster healing times, and return to their regular daily lives faster. Additionally during this time, she also focused on learning and understanding the many different aspects of pelvic pain and ways treat it.

Dr. Garza is a member of several professional organizations, including: American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopy, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Medical Association.

Dr. Garza participated in several social interest groups and professional activities during her training.

  • Scott and White Worth the Wait sexual education classes
  • Martha’s Clinic, a student-run free clinic in Temple, TX
  • President of the ObGyn Interest Group
  • Past President, Women in Medicine
  • Participated in Stand Tall Against Tobacco

In her free time, Dr. Garza enjoys spending time with her family, her friends and her dogs. Her hobbies and interests include: hot yoga, traveling, and outdoor activities such as running, sports and hiking.

Covid-19

In line with CDC guidelines, face masks are still required to be worn by all individuals. We ask that you not bring children, family members, or ANY guests to your upcoming visit for the health and safety of our patients. If you have a fever, cough, shortness of breath, or other symptoms of Covid-19, please call to reschedule your appointment, and contact your primary care provider.

We do have a high risk and immune compromised patient population, so compliance to these guidelines are strictly enforced by our team.

COVID Vaccine Update

Our team is here to support your women’s healthcare needs. However, please note that we will not be offering the COVID vaccine in our office. For more information about the COVID vaccine, reach out to your primary care physician or your pharmacist.

Thank you for your cooperation as we remain committed to keeping our patients, providers and staff protected.

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