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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 44

8200 SW 117th Ave Ste 110
Miami, FL 33183
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Dr. Garcia Jr.'s Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Baptist Hospital of Miami
8900 North Kendall Drive
Miami, FL 33176

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Gastro Health, PL
CC08
8200 SW 117th Ave Ste 110
Miami, FL 33183
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    Dr. Garcia Jr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology
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    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • Esophageal Manometry
    • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
    • Liver Biopsy
    • Manometry
    • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
    • Small Bowel Enteroscopy
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Acid Reflux
    • Acute Non-Ulcer Dyspepsia
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anemia
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Celiac Disease
    • Chronic Non-Ulcer Dyspepsia
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colitis
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Dermatitis
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diarrhea
    • Diverticular Diseases
    • Diverticulitis
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Duodenal Cancer
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysentery
    • Dysphagia
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    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Fecal Incontinence
    • Functional Dyspepsia
    • Gallbladder Diseases
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Helicobacter Pylori Gastrointestinal Tract Infection
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis A
    • Hepatitis B
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Liver Diseases
    • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
    • Pancreatic Disease
    • Pancreatitis
    • Polyps
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Radiation Proctitis
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Swallowing Disorders
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.

    0 Sanctions

    • 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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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Miami School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1996

    Residency Hospital

    Georgetown University
    Complete in 1999

    Fellowship Hospital

    Medical College Of Virginia
    Complete in 2003
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Garcia Jr. & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Garcia Jr.'s Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Baptist Hospital of Miami

    • South Miami Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    15 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    16 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 15 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Garcia Jr.
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    16 responses
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    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    16 responses
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    16 responses
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    Office Locations

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    Gastro Health, PL
    CC08
    8200 SW 117th Ave Ste 110
    Miami, FL 33183
    (305) 274-5500 (Office)
    (305) 274-5512 (Fax)
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