Dr. Garcia grew up in Southern California and graduated from the University of California at Irvine, with a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences. She received her medical degree from the University of Washington in Seattle where she was awarded several scholarships. She returned to California to complete her residency training in family medicine at Santa Monica/UCLA in 1993.
Dr. Garcia is board certified and speaks both English and Spanish.
"I enjoy being a family practice physician because I can educate my patients on a healthy lifestyle. Family practice is a specialty in itself. Many patients are unaware of the important role a family practice physician can take in being their advocate.”