Agustin A. Garcia MD

Agustin A. Garcia, MD

About Dr. Garcia
Dr. Agustin Garcia is originally from Mexico and earned his Medical Degree from Universidad Anahuac in Mexico City. He completed his internship and residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Illinois and a Fellowship in Medical Oncology at the University of Southern California. He is board certified in Medical Oncology. Dr. Garcia's primary clinical and research interests focus on women’s cancers (particularly breast and ovarian cancer) and drug development. He is passionate about providing the best care to all his patients. Prior to relocating to New Orleans he practiced at the University of Southern California as Director of Clinical Research for the Women’s Cancer Program. He currently serves as Section Chief of Hematology and Oncology at Louisiana State University in New Orleans where he holds the Charles W McMullin III and Richard Paul Grace Chair in Cancer Research. Dr. Garcia is a member of the Breast Cancer Working Group and the Breast Cancer Committee in the Southwest Oncology Group and the Ovarian Cancer Committee of the NRG Oncology Group. Dr. Garcia is actively involved in research dedicate to improve the cancer care. His work has been published in various journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Clinical Oncology and Gynecologic Oncology. He is a frequent speaker at local, national and international events.

My Little Something Extra: I promise to all my patients that I will always strive not only to provide them with the best medical care but to also give a personalized treatment. I will fight to assure that my patients get the best possible medical care. There have been huge advances in cancer care. This has been accomplished by doing clinical research. I understand that not every patient will want to participate in research but I strongly believe that patients should be given the opportunity to join research projects dedicated to improve not only their own personal treatment but also to improve cancer treatment in general.
  • Hematology/Oncology

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UMCNO Ambulatory Care Center
2001 Tulane Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112
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  • Medical School
  • Residency
    Hospital de Oncologia, Centro Medico Nacional
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Internal Medicine