Theresa Garza, DO

Weight Loss Specialist Weight Management
972.303.8955 6020 W Parker Rd
Suite 340
Plano, TX 75093
14 Years of Medical Experience


  • Top10MD 2016 | 2017
  • Patient’s Choice Award 2011 | 2013
  • Most Compassionate Doctor 2011 | 2013


  • Board Certification, American Board of Family Medicine
  • Medical School, University of North Texas HSC, Fort Worth, TX
  • Residency, Methodist Health Systems, Dallas, TX
  • Internship, Methodist Health Systems, Dallas, TX


  • Accountable Health Plans of Texas
  • Aetna TRS
  • Aetna US Healthcare EPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
  • Aetna US Healthcare PPO
  • Affiliated Healthcare PPO
  • Beech Street
  • ChampVA
  • Choice Care Network
  • Cigna Healthcare HMO
  • Cigna Healthcare POS
  • Cigna Healthcare PPO
  • Coventry/First Health PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • Great West HMO
  • Great West POS
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Smart Excel
    Health Smart POS
  • Health Smart PPO
    Humana Choice Care PPO
  • Humana Military
  • Independent Medical Sys PPO
  • Multi-Plan PPO
  • Plan-Vista PPO (NPPN)
  • North Texas Healthcare EPO
  • North Texas Healthcare PPO
  • PPO Next
  • Private Healthcare Systems
  • Texas True Choice PPO
  • United Healthcare HMO
  • United Healthcare POS
  • United Healthcare PPO

Any plans that require a referral is the responsibility of the member to obtain from her/his PCP (primacy care physician) and bring to the first appointment. Please call the office if you have any questions regarding referrals.

We also welcome HSA and FSA accounts.

  • Cash Pay Prices for new or established patients:
    • 1st visit – $149.00
    • 2nd visit – $184.00
    • All other office visits – $99.00
The above costs do not include any prescription medications (such as appetite suppressants, HCG, testosterone, diuretics), B12 injections, or B12/lipotropic injections. At your 1st visit, the provider will review your medical history and recommend blood testing or other additional tests if indicated. Feel free to bring a copy of any recent labs, EKG, or any other information you feel is pertinent for us to determine whether you are a candidate for medical weight loss. 
Patients are seen on a monthly basis unless otherwise instructed by the physician or nurse practitioner.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Texas Health Center Diagnostics & Surgery, Plano, TX


Dr. Theresa Garza is a native Texan born and raised in Abilene.  She attended Wylie schools in Abilene but subsequently entered the Texas Academy of Mathematics in Science (TAMS) in Denton, where she received her high school diploma and was on the Dean’s List.  She earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin with honors. She then attended medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center/Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth.

She completed her family medicine residency at Methodist Hospitals of Dallas in 2004, joined an existing family practice group, and helped open two more family medicine clinics in the Dallas area. Dr. Garza has served as medical director for a gastric band company, in which she managed patients pre- and post-operatively including the development of aftercare programs. She has been in private practice seeing patients for weight management for approximately six years.

She has appeared numerous times on Good Morning Texas to discuss obesity and gastric banding. For over 10 years, she has been working with bariatric patients with the education and treatment of obesity as well as the related co-morbid conditions.

Dr. Garza is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and a guidelines-compliant member of the American Board of Bariatric Medicine. She is a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, Texas Medical Association, Dallas County Medical Society, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, and Obesity Action Coalition. She is also an affiliate physician member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

She has two dogs, Hercules and Phoenix.


  • American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
  • American Board of Bariatric Medicine
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • American Society of Bariatric Physicians
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Obesity Action Coalition
  • Texas Medical Association

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