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Augustin A. Garcia, MD

Augustin A. Garcia, MD

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Section of Hematology/Oncology

1542 Tulane Avenue, Box T4M-2
New Orleans, LA 70112

Phone: 504-568-2329
agarc6@lsuhsc.edu

Member Since: 2015


Title

Section Chief Hematology Oncology

Specialty/Subspecialty

HematologyOncology

Clinical Interest(s)

Medical Oncology particularly breast and gynecological cancers

Research Interest(s)

  • Clinical Researc/Clinical Trials
  • Breast Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer

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About Augustin A. Garcia, MD

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. 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. He is conducting studies in breast and ovarian cancer evaluating new agents with novel mechanisms of action. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Breast Disease, European Society of Medical Oncology, and the NCI Task Force on Cervical Cancer. 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.

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