Francisco Salinas-Garza, MD

Board Certified - Family Medicine

Franciso Garza

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675 E Expressway 83
Weslaco, TX 78599

Phone: (956) 246-4410

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.9 out of 5
51 Ratings

Medical Education

  • Under Graduate: University of Texas at Austin
  • Medical School: Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara School of Medicine
  • Internship: Sound Shore Medical Center New Rochelle, New York
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Science Center


Dr. Garza Salinas was born in Monterrey, Mexico and raised in the Rural South Texas town of Elsa. Even though he was a migrant worker throughout his life, he was able to become the first member of his family to attend and graduate from college.  It was at the University of Texas at Austin where his dream of becoming a physician flourished, eventually attending the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara School of Medicine and completing training at New York Medical College. He completed his Family Medicine Residency at Texas Tech University Health Science Center in Odessa, Texas. With a strong family presence in the Rio Grande Valley, Dr. Garza Salinas enjoys spending time with family on his spare time and being active in the community.

Dr. Garza Salinas treats patients of all ages and has a special interest in diabetes, geriatric, and preventive medicine.  He is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Philosophy of Care

My philosophy of Care is to deliver meaningful quality of care. I understand that Medicine can be complex, but I will focus on delivering an individualized and unique medical plan for every patient. I will dedicate time, effort, and my knowledge of medicine in order to provide and deliver the best quality of medicine possible for all my patients. I strive not only to become the best physician for my patients, but also to become a friend and mentor in the most needed life circumstances.

Conditions and Treatments

  • Well visits
  • Physicals – work, school, sports
  • Women’s well visits – excluding obstetrics care
  • Pain management
  • Smoking cessation
  • Sick visits
  • Minor injuries
  • Chronic conditions – COPD, diabetes, asthma, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and more
  • Pneumonia
  • Skin irritations
  • Wound care
  • Immunizations

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
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Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Jan 24, 2021
The doctor cares for his patient, He's really good to me and tried to help me to lower down the cost of my prescription. I really like my doctor.
Jan 20, 2021
the staff were very courteous and the physician was nothing less than stellar
Jan 20, 2021
Dr Francisco Garza Salinas is an above the standard physician. I would recommend him to anyone. He is great to work with. His bedside manor is great and talks to you like a person not another number to attain.
Jan 18, 2021
very happy with Doctor
Jan 18, 2021
great over all
Jan 7, 2021
I have been under a tremendous amount of stress and the staff and dr helped me very much to feel at ease
Jan 4, 2021
Amazing staff, Dr. Garza is a great doctor and his nurses Zelina and Meagan always make my experience seeing my doctor a pleasure.
Jan 4, 2021
Dr. Garza always goes into detail and explains everything I need to know at a level I can understand. I will definitely recommend to every one I know to switch to Dr. Garza.
Jan 4, 2021
Will definitely recommend to everyone.
Jan 1, 2021
I had nothing but good and satisfying experience.
Jan 1, 2021
I feel comfortable talking with my Physician, as far as having any concerns and asking questions about certain treatment. Physician is always very helpful.
Jan 1, 2021
Definitely will recommend practice to others.
Dec 17, 2020
Great Doctor, really showed he cared
Dec 16, 2020
I have been to see Dr. Garza 3 times. Every visit has been great. He is a great doctor and his staff is all very friendly and efficient. I can not say enough good things about my experiences thus far. I am thrilled.
Dec 16, 2020
Friendly and professional as can be. So impressed.
Dec 16, 2020
I am thrilled and so thankful to have found this Doctor. He is just great.
Dec 16, 2020
All Good. Covid precautions taken seriously.
Dec 16, 2020
All great!
Dec 16, 2020
I have yet had to wait. I walk in before appointment time and am greeted promptly and taken to exam room and seen right away. Incredible!
Apr 15, 2020
Dr did good job explaining everything with us
Apr 15, 2020
felt waited to long understand we are new clients and had paperwork but our info was already in system since are part of the VBHS