Dr. Jorge Garces, MD

Dr. Jorge Garces, MD

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Transplant Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o

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Dr. Jorge Garces, MD is a transplant nephrology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in transplant nephrology.Read his story

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy Fl 1

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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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Top Care Areas

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Kidney Infection
very high
more than 97% of peers
Nephrotic Syndrome
very high
more than 97% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Garces's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Garces' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Garces "Dr. Garces earned his medical degree from the University of the Valley. Division of Health Sciences, Columbia, South America. He completed his internship and residency at Mercy Catholic Medical Center/MCP-Hahnemann University. He completed his nephrology fellowship at Albert Einstein Medical Center/Thomas Jefferson University Hospital followed by his transplant nephrology fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Garces is board certified in internal medicine and Nephrology and has been on staff at Ochsner since July 2002."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Garces "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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1  Specialties

  • Transplant Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

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

57  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Paracentesis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

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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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