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Joel Garcia , MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine-Cardiology
Garcia
Clinic Phone: 303-436-5499

Specialties: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Location: Denver - Denver Health

Clinical Interest for Patients: I am interested in Interventional Therapies, Acute coronary syndrome, Computed Tomography Angiography and Peripheral Vascular Disease.
Conditions & Treatments:
  • Heart and Circulation - Angina
  • Heart and Circulation - Angioplasty
  • Heart and Circulation - Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart and Circulation - Coronary Disease
  • Heart and Circulation - Heart Attack
  • Heart and Circulation - Heart Diseases
  • Heart and Circulation - Heart Diseases - Prevention
  • Heart and Circulation - Heart Failure
  • Heart and Circulation - Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart and Circulation - High Blood Pressure
  • Heart and Circulation - Interventional Cardiology
  • Heart and Circulation - Peripheral Artery Disease
General Information
Gender: Male
Languages: English, Spanish
Education and Training
Medical Schools
MD, Madre y Maestra Pontifical Catholic University (1997)

Internships
Wayne State University Program (2001)

Residency Program
Wayne State University Program, Internal Medicine (2003)

Fellowships
University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease (2005)
University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology (2007)

Specialty Information
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2003)
Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease, Board Certification (2006)
Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology, Board Certification (2007)
Radiology - Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Board Certification (2011)

Conditions & Treatments:
  • Heart and Circulation - Angina
  • Heart and Circulation - Angioplasty
  • Heart and Circulation - Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart and Circulation - Coronary Disease
  • Heart and Circulation - Heart Attack
  • Heart and Circulation - Heart Diseases
  • Heart and Circulation - Heart Diseases - Prevention
  • Heart and Circulation - Heart Failure
  • Heart and Circulation - Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart and Circulation - High Blood Pressure
  • Heart and Circulation - Interventional Cardiology
  • Heart and Circulation - Peripheral Artery Disease

Practice Locations
Hospital Affiliation
University of Colorado Hospital
Denver Health Medical Center

Clinical Location
Denver Health
777 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204
303-436-6000
Website

Job Titles
Academic - Assistant Professor
Additional Academic - Director of Catheterization Laboratory and Interventional Services at Denver Health Medical Center

Department, Section / Division
Medicine, Medicine-Cardiology

Recognition & Awards
Wayne State University, “Intern of the year Award” (PGY1). (2001)

ACP, “Third Place Award for Poster Presentation for clinical Vignettes” (2001)

Wayne State University, “Resident of the year Award” (PGY2). (2002)

Wayne State University, “Best Resident of the Clinic Award” (PGY2). (2002)

Wayne State University, “Best Resident Presenter Award” (PGY2). (2002)

Detroit VAMC, “VA Resident of the Month Award” (PGY2). (2002)

WSU, Nominated for Chief Medical Resident (CMR). (2002)

WSU, “CPC Recognition Award” Best Resident Discussant. (2002)

WSU, “CPC Recognition Award” Best Resident Discussant. (2002)

ACP, “First Place Award for Oral Presentation for Clinical Vignettes” (2002)

ACP, “First Place Award for Poster Presentation for clinical Vignettes” (2002)

ACP, “First Place Award for Oral Presentation for Clinical Vignettes” (2002)

ACP, “First Place Award for Poster Presentation Clinical Vignettes. (2002)

ACP, “Selected as Resident Representative to the Council of Medical (2002)

ACP, “Selected as Midwestern Representative to the American College (2002)

26th International Congress of Internal Medicine. , “Young Investigator Award” (2002)

Wayne State University, “Outstanding Senior Resident Award” (PGY3). (2003)

Wayne State University, “Best Resident of the Clinic Award” (PGY3). (2003)

Wayne State University, “Resident of the year Award” (PGY3). (2003)

WSU, “CPC Recognition Award” Best Resident Discussant. (2003)

UCH Cardiology, “Outstanding Research Fellow Award” (2004)

UCH Cardiology, “Outstanding First Year Fellow Award” (PGY4). (2004)

AMA, American Medical Association Leadership Award (2004)

AMA, American Medical Association Excellence in Medicine Award (2004)

SCAI, Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) (2005)

SCAI, Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) (2006)

ACC, 2006 ACCF/Bristol-Myers Squibb Competitive Award. (2006)

ACC, Appointed Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) (2008)

SCAI, Appointed Fellow of the Society Coronary Angiography Interventions (2008)

ACP, Appointed Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP) (2008)

UCH Division of Cardiology, Teaching Faculty Award (2010)

CRT, Emerging Young Leadership Award serving as Faculty of CRT 2009 Emerging Young Leadership Award serving as Faculty of CRT 2009 (2010)

City, “Distinguished Guest” of the Municipal Government of the City of (2010)

Professional Memberships
American College of Cardiology - Fellow
American Heart Association
American College of Physicians - Fellow
Society of Coronary Angiography and Interventions - Fellow
American College of Chest Physicians - Fellow
Research & Grants
Website
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=joel%20garcia

Research Interests
My research focuses on the following: Advanced Coronary and Peripheral Imaging, StentBoost (2D-3D), Rotational Angiography (3DCA), Dual Motion Rotational Angiography (DMRCA), 3D Modeling (3DRA), Coronary and Device Volumetric Reconstructions, Long Coronary Injections and Image Acquisition (180), Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA) and Validation, Image Fusion (CT/MR/3D), CTA overlay, Optimal View Mapping (OVM).
Information for Referring Providers
Clinical Interests for Referring Providers: PVD, Advanced Coronary/Peripheral Imaging, StentBoost (2D-3D), Rotational Angiography (3DCA), Dual Motion Rotational Angiography, 3D Modeling, Coronary/Device Volumetric Reconstructions, Long Coronary Injections/Image Acquisition, Computed Tomography Angi

Research Interest for Referring Providers: Advanced Coronary and Peripheral Imaging, StentBoost (2D-3D), Rotational Angiography (3DCA), Dual Motion Rotational Angiography (DMRCA), 3D Modeling (3DRA), Coronary and Device Volumetric Reconstructions, Long Coronary Injections and Image Acquisition (180), Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA) and Validation, Image Fusion (CT/MR/3D), CTA overlay, Optimal View Mapping (OVM).

Hospital Affiliation
University of Colorado Hospital
Denver Health Medical Center

Clinical Location: Denver - Denver Health

Clinic Phone: 303-436-5499
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