Alvaro Garcia, MD - Pembroke Pines, FL - Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Colorectal Surgery Open Now

Alvaro Garcia, MD

Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Colorectal Surgery
Pembroke Pines, FL 33024 (3 other locations)
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Dr. ALVARO GARCIA is a BOARD CERTIFIED COLORECTAL & BARIATRIC SURGEONAlvaro Garcia, M.D. is a board certified surgeon specializing in robotic and laparoscopic procedures. Dr. Garcia has treated thousands of patients since opening his practice in Pembroke Pines in 2009. Dr. Garcia is widely regarded as an expert in robotic surgery using the Da Vinci robotics system, which allows for minimally invasive procedures with fast recovery times and excellent patient outcomes. Drawing on this expertise, he has built a weight-loss surgical program alongside a team of doctors to focus on patient health and sustainable outcomes. Dr. Alvaro Garcia attended medical school at the Universidad Central of Venezuela in Caracas, where he graduated as an MD in 1997. As a resident, Dr. Garcia trained in general surgery at both Yale University and Georgetown University. He did a Fellowship in Minimally invasive surgery at the MD Anderson Cancer Center at the Orlando Regional Medical Center.+ Specialty |
General, Minimally Invasive, & Robotic Surgery and Colorectal Surgery+ Experience | 15+ Years & Over 9000 Surgeries+ Languages | English, Spanish, ItalianGeneral & Colorectal & Robotic Surgery Work Experience+ Solo Practice | Solo Practice Pembroke Pines, Florida at Memorial Health System & Broward Health System | 2009 – PresentMedical Education+ Universidad Central de Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela MD Degree | 9/1990-6/1997+ Medical School Universidad Central of Venezuela , Caracas Venezuela+ General Surgery Residency Yale University and Georgetown University+ Fellowship Minimally Invasive Surgery MD Anderson Cancer Center/Orlando Regional Medical CenterGENERAL & BARIATRIC SURGERY OF SOUTH FLORIDADr. Garcia has long incorporated the most advanced technology into his practice. He is widely regarded as a top expert in robotic surgeries using the DaVinci system, which allows for minimally invasive, highly precise procedures with quick recovery times. He started the Robotic Program in Colorectal Surgery at the Robotic Institute of South Florida at Memorial Hospital Pembroke Pines, which facilitates hundreds of robotic surgeries each year.Dr. Garcia’s expertise spans across various fields, allowing him to tailor his practice to patients’ needs. Using state of the art robotic technology, he regularly performs minimally invasive colon surgeries, hernia repairs, and breast surgeries; he has ample experience providing patients with gastric sleeves. Dr. Garcia has built a weight-loss program alongside a team of doctors to focus on patient health and sustainable outcomes. The program draws on Dr. Garcia’s expertise in robotics and minimally invasive surgeries to deliver lasting, sustainable results. Patients in Dr. Garcia’s weight-loss program also receive one-on-one care with specialists in nutrition, psychology and support groups.Gastric Sleeve SurgeryColon SurgeryHernia Repair SurgeryMedical Weight lossNutritional SupportPsychological EvaluationDr. Garcia is a robotic gastric sleeve surgery specialist located in Pembroke Pines in South Florida. Robotic Gastric Sleeve Surgery is performed using the Davinci X-i. Contact our offices today for a consultation.
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Quick Facts

  • accepting new patients
  • 5
  • 27 years of experience
  • 42 insurances accepted
  • speaks English, Spanish, Italian
  • Universidad Central De Venezuela Escuela De Medicina Luis Razetti
  • 13 comments
  • 3 specialties
  • 3 areas of expertise
  • 3 board certifications
  • 3 hospital affiliations
  • 4 locations

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Patients’ Perspective

  • On-time appointments
  • Good bedside manner

Locations

Alvaro Garcia has 4 locations

General & Bariatric Surgery of South Florida - Alvaro Garcia MD

2253 N University Dr Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
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Broward Health Medical Center

1600 S Andrews Ave Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
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Broward Health Coral Springs

3000 Coral Hills Dr Coral Springs, FL 33065
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HCA Florida Physicians - Broward Gastroenterology

201 NW 82nd Ave Ste 203 Plantation, FL 33324
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Insurance Plans Accepted by Alvaro Garcia

  • Aetna Healthcare
  • America's First Choice
  • American Health Choice
  • Assurant Health
  • AvaHealth, Inc
  • Avmed
  • Beech Street/ VIANT
  • Best Choice Plus
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care Management Network
  • CarePlus
  • CIGNA Healthcare
  • Corvel Corporation
  • Coventry
  • Dimension
  • Evolutions
  • First Health Choice
  • First Health Leased
  • First Health/CBCA
  • Florida Health Admin
  • Florida Health Choice
  • Florida Netpass PSN
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • GHI
  • Global Health Claim
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Humana
  • Medcare HealthCare Plan
  • Medcare International
  • Medica Health Plans
  • Medicare
  • Molina HealthCare
  • Multiplan/PHCS
  • NBHD Employee Plan
  • Neighborhood HealthPlan (NHP)
  • Positive HealthPlan
  • Preferred Care Partners
  • Preferred Medical Plans
  • Southern Health Network
  • Tour+Med Assistance
  • United HealthCare
  • Universal Healthcare

Specialties

Alvaro Garcia has the following 3 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Alvaro Garcia has the following 3 areas of expertise

  • Laparoscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Surgery
  • Laparoscopic General Surgery

Certifications & Education

27 Years Experience

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Universidad Central De Venezuela Escuela De Medicina Luis Razetti

Graduated in 1997

Medical School Universidad Central of Venezuela , Caracas Venezuela

Graduated in 1997

General Surgery Residency Yale University and Georgetown University

Residency

Minimally Invasive Surgery MD Anderson Cancer Center/Orlando Regional Medical Center

Fellowship

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