Fellow of American College of Chest Physician

Dr. Garcia has been practicing in the Valley since 1984 with special interest in evaluation and management of advanced pulmonary disease with extensive experience in pulmonary rehabilitation.

Specialty

Internal Medicine completed at St. Luke’s Hospital,
Cleveland, OH

Sub-Specialty

Pulmonary Medicine, Board Certified
completed at Case Western Reserve University Hospital, Cleveland, OH

Sleep Medicine – Board Eligible

Experience

Staff Physician, Ambulatory Medicine,
St. Luke's Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio

07/01/1981 - 06/30/1982

Resident, Internal Medicine,
St. Luke's Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio

07/01/1978 - 06/30/1981

Resident, General Medicine,
St. Luke's Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio

07/01/1977 - 06/30/1978

Rotating Internship,
University of Santo Tomas,

05/01/1975 - 04/30/1976

Santo Tomas University Hospital, Manila, Philippines


Education

Doctor of Medicine: College of Medicine
University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines

06/1973 - 03/1975

College of Medicine
University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines

06/1970 - 04/1972

B. S. Pre-Med, College of Arts & Sciences
University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines

06/1966 - 04/1970

Honors and Awards

Board Certified, Pulmonary Medicine, Certificate #86704

11/11/1986

Board Certified, Internal Medicine, Certificate #086704

09/12/1984

Chief Resident, Internal Medicine,
St. Luke's Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio

11/01/1980 - 02/28/1981

Board Topnotcher
Philippine Medical License Exam

Top #5, 1976

ECFMG Exam Certificate #218-940-5

07/24/1974

Cum Laude, B. S. Pre-Medicine,
University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines

1970

Phi Kappa Phi International Honor Society
University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines

1970

Positions Held

Medical Director, Respiratory Services
Rio Grande Regional Hospital

1986 -present

Chief of Medicine
Rio Grande Regional Hospital

1991- 1993

Organizations