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Frank J. Garcia, M.D.

General; Joint Replacement; Spine

 
 
Dr. Garcia is an orthopaedic surgeon with The San Antonio Orthopaedic Group. He is board certified by The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) and treats patients aged 14 and up for all orthopaedic conditions, including the spine.
 
Dr. Garcia has a special interest in arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder, total hip replacement, sports injuries, total knee replacement, and partial knee replacement. He has appointments available at our Stone Oak, Westover Hills, and Central locations.
 
***Dr. Garcia is fluent in Spanish.***
 

Dr. Garcia is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic surgery and total joint reconstruction. Dr. Garcia is a native of San Antonio. He is a graduate of Central Catholic high school and St. Mary’s University where he received a Bachelor’s of Science degree with honors. He received his medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas, Southwestern Medical School. He completed his internship and orthopaedic residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

His post-orthopaedic training included a 6 month spine externship at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. During that time he published two spine related and one joint reconstruction related articles. Dr. Garcia is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and recently completed his 10 year re-certification.

Dr. Garcia has been in private practice since 1991 and his practice has evolved towards treatment of sports related and arthritic conditions of the knee. In 1996, he was the first surgeon in Texas to perform the Carticel procedure, an innovative way to re-implant cartilage to damaged areas of the knee. He has the most experience in San Antonio performing this procedure.

Other orthopaedic firsts for Dr. Garcia include the UniSpacer minimally invasive knee implant and computer navigated total knee replacements.   

Dr. Garcia has a special interest in arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder, total hip replacement, sports injuries, total knee replacementpartial knee replacement, and spinal surgery.

Dr. Garcia was named in SA Scene’s list of SA Doctors: Best of 2015.

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Luis D. Perez, P.A.

Luis D. Perez, P.A.


Physician Assistant to Dr. Frank J. Garcia
 

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Work History

Physician Assistant-Certified
to Frank J. Garcia, M.D.
The San Antonio Orthopaedic Group, LLP
San Antonio, Texas
2003–present 

Medical Assistant/Shift Supervisor
Concentra Medical Centers
San Antonio, Texas
1995–2001

Physical Therapy Technician/Medical Assistant
Occupational Health Centers
San Antonio, Texas
1989–1995  

Education
MEDEX Northwest Physician Assistant Training Program
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington
Physician Assistant Certification
1994 

St. Philip’s College
San Antonio, Texas
Associates of Applied Science, Pre-Nursing
2001

National Institute of Technology
San Antonio, Texas
Medical Assistant Certification
1988–1989 

Certification & Licensure
American Heart Association Basic Life Support Provider, 2003
Bexar County Physician Assistants Society, 2003
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants , 2003
Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners, 2003 

Professional Organizations & Committee Service
American Academy of Physician Assistants  

Honors & Activities
Dean’s List
St. Philip’s College, 1996–2000

Dean’s List
University of Washington School of Medicine, 2001–2003

 
 
 
 
 
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OFFICE LOCATIONS
  • Central
    The Orthopaedic Institute
    400 Concord Plaza Dr.
    San Antonio, TX 78216
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  • North Central
    Stoneterra Medical Building
    150 E. Sonterra Blvd, #300
    San Antonio, TX 78258
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  • Northwest
    Westover Hills Medical Plaza I
    11212 State Hwy 151, #150
    San Antonio, TX 78251
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SUPPORT STAFF

Clinical Coordinator
Margie T: 210.396.5310

Scheduling
Phone: 210.281.9595
Fax: 210.582.2670

Referrals and Authorizations
Phone: 210.804.5600
Fax: 210.804.5601

Billing Specialist
Phone: 210.804.6800
Fax: 210.804.6801