Dr. Beatriz Garcia, MD

Dr. Beatriz Garcia, MD

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 36
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Dr. Beatriz Garcia, MD is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in Huntsville, AL. She graduated from Universidad Central Del Caribe and specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read her story

4715 Whitesburg Dr SE

Huntsville, AL 35802

Contact Information

(256) 881-5151

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Garcia performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Achilles Tendinitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 92% of peers
Foot Conditions
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Garcia's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Garcia "Dr. Garcia-Cardona is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in complex flat foot reconstructions, bunion corrections, foot and ankle trauma, arthroscopic procedures of the ankle, and all sports related foot and ankle injuries. Dr. Garcia-Cardona joined the Sportsmed team in 2013 after completing her foot and ankle fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She attended medical school at the Universidad Central Del Caribe School of Medicine in Bayamon, Puerto Rico followed by an orthopedic residency at the University of Puerto Rico in San Juan, where she was Chief Resident. She also obtained her bachelor of science degree in 2003 from the University of Puerto Rico. She is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. She graduated medical school with honors and held several leadership positions throughout her medical school and residency programs. Dr. Garcia-Cardona enjoys working as a volunteer, as she did in 2000 and 2002 with the Special Olympics, and participating in mission trips."
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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Femur Fracture
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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34  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Universidad Central Del Caribe
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garcia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garcia's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garcia to family and friends
13 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Garcia's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dr. Garcia's team went above and beyond to figure out the problem with my foot and help me return to 100%. I can't say enough how much I appreciate them all.
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During my first visit Dr. Garcia took the time to explain my compounding foot and ankle issues. Instead of pushing me into a surgical procedure she took the time to explain more conservative treatments and how they may alleviate my pain. In the end I opted for surgery and could not be happier with...more
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She repeatedly misdiagnosed an Achille's tendon tear; sent me for costly PT. Dismissed my complaints of increasing pain and disability. I finally saw another orthopedic surgeon and by the that time my Achille's tendon was so damaged I had to have 1/3 of it removed. She is dismissive and quick to...more
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Dr. Garcia was highly recommended by both an ER physician. I can honestly say that I am shocked at the treatment I received during my appointment. I saw her for about two minutes and she was extremely curt and seemed bothered when I asked questions about my injury. She said that the ER...more
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Dr. Garcia is an excellent surgeon. My foot had an injury that was severe and in learning about the difficulties from it's general prognosis is that many people have difficulty throughout their life after this injury. Dr. Garcia has helped me return to almost my full normal function prior to the...more
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