Dr. Alvaro Garcia, MD

Dr. Alvaro Garcia, MD

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45 y/o
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Dr. Alvaro Garcia, MD is a general surgery specialist in Pembroke Pines, FL and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in general surgery, cosmetic surgery, and more.Read his story

Alvaro Garcia MD PA

2253 N University Dr

Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Garcia's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hernia Repair
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garcia performs Hernia Repair more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Garcia performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garcia treats Abdominal Disorders more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Garcia treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garcia treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Garcia treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Garcia's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Mass Biopsy
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
Abdominoplasty
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Benign Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Biopsy of Breast
Bowel Resection
Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Recurrence
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Anomalies of Breast
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
da Vinci® Colectomy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diverticulitis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fat Grafting to the Body
Fat Grafting to the Breast
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecomastia
Head and Neck Surgery
Hemicolectomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liposuction
Liver Cancer
Localized Fat Deposits
Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Metastatic Breast Cancer
Metastatic Cancer
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Muscle Biopsy
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pulmonary Disease
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Secondary Malignancies
Skin and Tissue Reduction
Skin Biopsy
Skin Cancer
Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
Skin Grafts
Sphincterotomy
Spleen Cancer
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Surgical Biopsy
Thyroid Cancer
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Veins
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

I am a board certified General surgeon with fellowship training. I perform abdominal wall reconstruction of complex abdominal wall hernias , Colorectal surgery and I specialize in all areas of the abdominal wall reconstruction including , Robotic and minimally invasive techniques  My goal is to provide you with personalized care , Refine results and I strive for your satisfaction.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2006
Orlando Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Georgetown U MC
Residency Hospital
2001
Yale/U Conn
Internship Hospital
1997
Universidad Central De Venezuela--Luis Razetti, Escuela De Medicine Luis Razetti
Medical School
1990
University of Miami
Undergraduate School
2006
2005
2001
1997
1990

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Award from clinical research in colorectal Surgery, Colon and Rectal Clinic of Orlando, 2006
  • Ann Marie Award to Clinical presentation, Georgetown University, 2005

Dr. Garcia's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Garcia

3.9

Based on 29 reviews

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I am a 50 year old woman that was suffering from Fecal incontinence . My life was miserable. Dr Garcia Placed a Sacral Nerve Simulator . He explained to me with detail how the procedure was done and put me at ease . I no longer have fecal incontinence, I have my life back . I am so happy. I am so...Read More
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Dr Garcia was able to treat my pain in the rectal area surgery . I recovered very fast and I no longer has any pain or discomfort . He explained to me how the surgery was done and all risk and benefits. I was very comfortable and at ease undergoing to the procedure, Bu they way he treated my...Read More
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Dr Garcia was amazing, I had a ventral hernia and it was done very well, very nice healing and very little pain
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I could have nor asked for a better service, Dr make me feel better . I have been sick from my colon, He did a Robotic colectomy and did not have any pain, I am so much better now
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Great bedside manner and cares about his patients. A very good communicator and provides his patients with all the tools needed to make a decision.
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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
Golden Rule
Humana
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Memorial Hospital West

Pembroke Pines, FL

Memorial Hospital Pembroke

Pembroke Pines, FL