EFRAIN GARCIA, MD, ABIM, AAHIVM
Dr. Efrain Garcia was born in Cuba and raised on the island of Puerto Rico. After completing his undergraduate studies at Louisiana State University, Dr. Garcia attended the Universidad Central del Caribe in Bayamon, Puerto Rico where he graduated Cum Laude and was selected to be a member of the Omega Chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.
In 1992, Dr. Garcia completed his internship in Internal Medicine at Cabrini Medical Center, an affiliate of New York School of Medicine. Following training in New York City, Dr. Garcia continued his training at the University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital where in 1995, he completed his residency in Internal Medicine. In 1997 he completed a Fellowship in Infectious Diseases, with an emphasis in HIV care.
Dr. Garcia is a primary care provider certified by the American Boards of Infectious Diseases. He has taken care of hundreds of HIV patients over the past 20 years, and has extensive experience recognizing early symptoms, addressing medical complications, and developing individualized care plans and new treatment regimens for HIV patients. As an HIV specialist, Dr. Garcia keeps current with the rapid advances of HIV science, cutting edge treatment, and newly available therapy.
Dr. Garcia is a Board Certified and a Diplomat of both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Infectious Diseases. He is also a member of the American Association of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association, and the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.