Dr. Alvaro Ivan Garcia MD Surgeon

Dr. Alvaro Garcia is a surgeon in Hollywood, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Memorial Hospital Miramar and Memorial Hospital West. He received his medical degree from Central University of Venezuela and has been in practice for 17 years. He is one of 13 doctors at Memorial Hospital Miramar and one of 15 at Memorial Hospital West who specialize in Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Clinical Interests: Plastic Surgery, Liposuction under local anesthesia

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Medical Training

Georgetown University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 2002–2005

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Residency, General Surgery, 2001–2002

Orlando Health
Fellowship, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2005–2006

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Internship, General Surgery, 2000–2002

Central University of Venezuela
Class of 1997

San Juan Capistrano Medical Center
Post Doctoral Fellowship, Hands on Liposuction with Dr Klein

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 8 years in Surgery

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Performing laparoscopic adrenalectomy safely.
Kalan, M.H., Tillou, G., Kulick, A., Wilcox, C.S., Garcia, A.I.


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