UI Hospitals and Clinics

Portrait

Physician

Luis Garcia, MD, FACS

Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery (view Academic Profile)

About

"The most rewarding aspect of my job is watching patients get better and knowing that my skills and talents played but a small role in their recovery. It is an absolute privilege to take care of patients and their families."

Clinics

Specialties

  • Acute care surgery
  • Acute care surgery (minimally invasive)
  • Critical care
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Surgery
  • Trauma

Procedures

  • Complex abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Management of enterocutaneous fistula

Education and Training

Degree

MD, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA

Residency

General Surgery, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA

Fellowships

  • Critical Care, The John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Acute Care Surgery, The John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - General Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery - Critical Care

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish