April 28, 2020
San Antonio, TX – After serving in an interim role to assist Methodist Hospital | Northeast with COVID-19 preparedness and response efforts, Dr. Rodolfo Garza accepted the role of Chief Medical Officer (CMO). He joins us from Methodist Hospital where he previously served as the Associate Chief Medical Officer.
“In his short time with us, Dr. Garza has made a tremendous impact and has very quickly built strong relationships with our medical staff and our hospital leadership team,” said Michael Beaver, CEO of Methodist Hospital | Northeast. “In fact, our medical staff and hospital leadership teams unanimously felt that Dr. Garza would be a perfect fit for our hospital and we are thrilled that he felt the exact same way about us.”
Prior to pursuing the CMO career track, he was a member of the San Antonio Kidney Disease Center group where he worked as a private practice nephrologist for 18 years. Throughout his medical career, he rounded in numerous hospitals in greater San Antonio and the surrounding areas, including Methodist Hospital | Northeast, which helped him transition into his current role. Additionally, he has previous leadership experience at Methodist Hospital | Stone Oak as the former Chief of Medicine and Chief of Staff.
Nominated by his peers for the prestigious Texas Monthly Super Doctors award for the fourth consecutive year partnered with his eight years of service on the peer review committees for Methodist Healthcare and Baptist Health System, Dr. Garza proves his unwavering commitment to clinical excellence and the highest standard of quality care for patients.