Dr. Michael Garcia, MD

Dr. Michael Garcia, MD

Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
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Dr. Michael Garcia, MD is an orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University of South Florida / College of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.

909 N Dale Mabry Hwy

Tampa, FL 33609

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Garcia'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Garcia "I believe in treating the whole patient to provide rapid return to function after injury."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

54  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Broken Neck
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Hyperextension
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Growth Plate Injuries
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stingers
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Throwing Injuries
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tricep Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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43  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Distal Clavicle Excision Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Surgery
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Minimally Invasive Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Loyola University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Loyola University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Hand Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Loyola University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

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

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garcia to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

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

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Finding the best surgeon for me was a serious thing. I read alot of reviews and spoke with alot of friends. I am so glad I found FOI and Dr Garcia. He operated on both of my shoulders for rotator cuff injuries between 2012 and 2018, and I can truly say he is a very competent surgeon who cares about...more
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Hi Christie, thank you taking time to write this kind review about your experience at Florida Orthopaedic Institute. We appreciate your recommendations to Dr. Garcia and are so happy to hear he exceeded your expectations of care. Surgery is a big deal, it's important to us that our patients feel confident in their provider. Thank you again and we wish you the very best!

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Dr. Garcia is an excellent physician - he listened carefully to everything I said, acknowledged it, processed it, and prescribed a course of action that resolved my issues quickly and efficiently. He is thorough, personable, and professional, and I would recommend him highly to anyone seeking...more
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