Dr. Nicholas Garcia, MD

Dr. Nicholas Garcia, MD

Vascular Surgery •  Male • Age 51

  
Accepting new patients

Dr. Nicholas Garcia, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Puyallup, WA. Dr. Garcia has more experience with Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Peripheral Vascular Procedures, and Vascular Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Mary Bridge Children's Hospital and MultiCare Allenmore Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Garcia to book an appointment.


Locations

Pulse Heart Institute Vascular Services - Puyallup

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(253) 292-6774
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MultiCare Good Samaritan Medical Building1450 5th St Se Ste 2200 Puyallup, WA 98372
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Pulse Heart Institute Vascular Services - Tacoma

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(253) 292-6774
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Our after hours patient concierge is open and ready to help you get started.
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    Dr' Garcia made me comfortable with his demeanor and his expertise in vascular surgery. He gave me detailed information about my upcoming surgery. He allotted sufficient time explaining the surgery, risks involved and answered all the questions I had.
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    (253) 292-6774

    Dr. Garcia accepts the following insurance:

    Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
    Medicare Advantage
    Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Anthem
    National (BlueCard) PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
    Cigna
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    Cigna PPO
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    Medicare
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    Medicaid
    United Healthcare
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    Washington State Department of Labor & Industries

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    Practice Areas

    Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

    Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) specialists diagnose and treat abnormal blood vessel connections between arteries and veins that result in damage or death of body tissue and nerve cells.Compare with other Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) specialists.

    Typically treats 80% more than similar doctors

    Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

    TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
    Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Garcia performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 80% of their peers

    Dr. Garcia performs this procedure more than 80% of their peers

    Peripheral Vascular Procedures

    Peripheral vascular disorder is diagnosed through a variety of procedures, including angiogram, ankle-brachial index and Doppler ultrasound. Surgical treatments include bypass graft surgery, balloon angioplasty, and stent.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Procedures specialists.

    Typically treats 68% more than similar doctors

    Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

    TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
    Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Garcia performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 78% of their peers

    Dr. Garcia performs this procedure more than 78% of their peers

    Peripheral Artery Bypass
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Garcia performs Peripheral Artery Bypass more than 67% of their peers

    Dr. Garcia performs this procedure more than 67% of their peers

    Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Garcia performs Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting more than 60% of their peers

    Dr. Garcia performs this procedure more than 60% of their peers

    Vascular Surgery

    Vascular surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on treating conditions of the lymphatic system and blood vessels outside the heart and brain.

    Typically treats 79% more than similar doctors

    Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

    TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
    Vascular Surgical Procedure
    high
    high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Garcia performs Vascular Surgical Procedure more than 84% of their peers

    Dr. Garcia performs this procedure more than 84% of their peers

    Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    high
    high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Garcia performs Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography more than 79% of their peers

    Dr. Garcia performs this procedure more than 79% of their peers

    Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Garcia performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 80% of their peers

    Dr. Garcia performs this procedure more than 80% of their peers

    Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

    Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

    Typically treats 50% more than similar doctors

    Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

    TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
    Aortic Aneurysm
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Garcia treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 58% of their peers

    Dr. Garcia treats this condition more than 58% of their peers

    Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Garcia performs Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open more than 56% of their peers

    Dr. Garcia performs this procedure more than 56% of their peers

    Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Garcia treats Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) more than 36% of their peers

    Dr. Garcia treats this condition more than 36% of their peers

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    Dr. Garcia's conditions and procedures:

    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Aneurysm
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Dialysis Access Procedures
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Surgery
    • Lung Surgery
    • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Thrombosis
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Varicose Vein Procedure
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
    • Venous Compression
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Insufficiency

    About Me

    I strive to provide my patients the best possible care available. As such,I continuously work to increase my medical knowledge and to improve my technical skill. I partner with my patients to develop the best possible care plan which meets their treatment goals and expectations.

    Specialties

    • Vascular Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery

    Education

    Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    McGaw Med Center Of Northwestern
    Residency Hospital
    Ny And Presby Hospital
    Residency Hospital

    Awards

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    Affiliated Hospitals

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    Mary Bridge Children's Hospital

    Tacoma, WA

    MultiCare Allenmore Hospital

    Tacoma, WA

    Multicare Auburn Medical Center

    Auburn, WA

    57% Patient experience rating, 12% lower than the national average

    MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital

    Puyallup, WA

    65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

    MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital

    Tacoma, WA

    71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average