Dr. Joseph Garcia, MD

Dr. Joseph Garcia, MD

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Age 57
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Dr. Joseph Garcia, MD is a general surgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1985 and specializes in general surgery.

6811 Austin Center Blvd # 300

Austin, TX 78731

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
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more than 79% of peers
Wound Repair
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more than 76% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 76% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

40  Conditions Treated

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45  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cystotomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Nm
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garcia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garcia's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garcia to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Garcia's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

An all around great doctor. Caring, attentive and most of all skilled. Didn't "just" save my life with emergency surgery at Seton, but did an excellent job with my colonoscopy -- many nurses I know have told me about doctors that haven't -- and has seen me multiple times since the surgery to make...more
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Dear B.A Callahan, Thank you! We appreciate your continued trust in Austin Regional Clinic and Dr. Garcia. We will continue to provide the very best care and service to you. Thank You, ARC Customer Service

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Dr. Garcia performed a double mastectomy on me in august 0f 2016. I have gone to him for other procedures as well. His bedside manner is the best I've ever seen. He takes his time explaining things. He made me feel very comfortable even when I was as scared as I've ever been. Dr. Garcia, thank...more
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Hello, Thank you so much for your review! Our goal is to provide the absolute best customer service and healthcare possible. We are glad that Dr. Garcia has done so for you. Thank you, ARC Customer Service

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Dr.Garcia and his nursing staff were very appropriate in handling I was under circumstances. Upon asking questions about my diagnosis of a breast biopsy Dr.Garcia explained everything that needed to be known to me. Thank you Dr.Garcia for everything you did yesterday. I appreciate you trying to...more
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Dear Cynthia, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your satisfaction with ARC and Dr. Garcia! Our objective is to provide the best care, access, and service to all of our patients. We're glad that you are pleased with your experiences. Thank You, ARC Customer Service

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Dr. Garcia has performed a double mastectomy and diverticulitis surgery for me. I've never had a more sensitive and caring doctor in my 60 years. You can see the concern in his eyes. I love Dr. Garcia and would (and have) recommended him to my friends.
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