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Ford has a technical service bulletin out on this showing how to replace this without having to replace the lift gate or glass. It includes the instructions and part numbers.
That tsb number is XXXXX
Here is a copy of it. If the images do not come thru let me know
Some 2002-2005 Explorer/Mountaineer and 2003-2005 Aviator vehicles may exhibit a damaged/cracked plastic applique without liftgate glass damage.
Replace the applique as necessary. It is no longer necessary to replace the entire liftgate glass assembly to correct this condition. Refer to the following Service Procedure for details.
Here are your pics. Yes any body shop should be able to handle it.
The parts will run you about $160 and labor should be between 180 and 200 I suspect.