Dr. Jorge Garces, MD

Dr. Jorge Garces, MD

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Transplant Nephrology  |  
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53 y/o

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Dr. Jorge Garces, MD is a transplant nephrology doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Garces is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge, Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Saint Anne General Hospital.

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy Fl 1

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Jorge Garces' clinical interests include transplantation imunosuppression, BK nephropathy, glomerular diseases, humoral rejection and hypertension. Dr. Garces earned his medical degree from the University of the Valley. Division of Health Sciences in Cali, Columbia, South America. He completed his internship and residency at Mercy Catholic Medical Center/MCP-Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and his nephrology fellowship at Albert Einstein Medical Center/Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed his transplant nephrology fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Garces is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology and joined the staff at Ochsner, where he is Associate Program Director of the Nephrology Fellowship Training Program, in 2002. He also serves as Associate Professor of Medicine at Louisiana State University.
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Dr. Garces' Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Transplant Nephrology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Transplant Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acquired Kidney Disorders
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Potassium Deficiency
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Universidad Del Valle Division Of Health Sciences, Colombia
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Hahnemann University, Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Mercy Catheterization Med Center Inc
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center/Thomas Jefferson University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garces accepts 27 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
    Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • Galaxy Health Network
    Galaxy Health Network PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Health Payors Organization
    Health Payors Organization PPO
  • Humana Veterans
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • National Healthcare Alliance
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • PHCS
  • PPO Plus
    PPO Plus PPO
  • Prime Health Services
  • Provider Networks of America
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • USA Managed Care Organization

Hospitals where Dr. Garces has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge
17000 Medical Center Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
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Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner
180 W Esplanade Ave
Kenner, LA 70065
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Ochsner Saint Anne General Hospital
4608 Highway 1
Raceland, LA 70394
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Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
5000 Hennessy Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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