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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 58

1717 Highway 59 Loop N Ste A
Livingston, TX 77351
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Sheridan Memorial Hospital
1401 West 5th Street
Sheridan, WY 82801

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HEART & VASCULAR DIAGNOSTICS & HALLETT CARDIOLOGY
HEART & VASCULAR DIAGNOSTICS & HALLETT CARDIOLOGY
1717 Highway 59 Loop N Ste A
Livingston, TX 77351
Memorial Multispecialty Assocs
Memorial Multispecialty Assocs
1111 W Frank Ave Ste 202
Lufkin, TX 75904
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    Dr. Garcia's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
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    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Garcia

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Graduated in 1982
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Garcia & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Garcia's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Garcia

     

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    Dr. Garcia's Office & Staff
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Garcia
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Overall
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garcia to family and friends*
    Tell Us About Yourself
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    0
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    18 – 24
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    Office Locations

    A
    HEART & VASCULAR DIAGNOSTICS & HALLETT CARDIOLOGY
    1717 Highway 59 Loop N Ste A
    Livingston, TX 77351
    (936) 329-8400 (Office)
    B
    Memorial Multispecialty Assocs
    1111 W Frank Ave Ste 202
    Lufkin, TX 75904
    (936) 631-3480 (Office)
    C
    PERMIAN CARDIOLOGY ASSOCIATES
    2405 W Missouri Ave
    Midland, TX 79701
    (432) 683-2723 (Office)
    (432) 683-4907 (Fax)
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    Dr. Garcia's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Garcia
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Overall
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garcia to family and friends*
    Tell Us About Yourself
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years*
    0
    Your gender
       
    Your age group
    18 – 24
    Confirm survey via email or text message*
    We'll just be sending you a link to confirm your survey.
     

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    By submitting this survey, you agree to the terms and conditions of the User Agreement.