Charles A. Garcia, MD
Tulane Medical School-New Orleans, LA
The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston - Houston, TX
Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX
Clinical Professor and Bernice Weingarten Distinguished Professor, the Ruiz Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Charles A Garcia MD
, an internationally known researcher and clinician has a lifelong goal of finding a cure for retinitis pigmentosa. His clinical practice focuses on diagnosis and treatment of various vitreoretinal diseases. His primary surgical interests include retinal detachment, proliferative vitreo-retinopathy, and diabetic retinopathy. He has special interest in innovative therapies for macular degeneration and inherited retinal diseases. He also provides general ophthalmology including cataract surgery.
Dr. Garcia has written extensively on his retina research. He has published over 175 articles and written three books in English and Spanish. In addition to numerous Universities in the United States, he has presented scientific papers as a visiting professor in 16 other countries. He has been active in training fellows for many years. The 68 fellows he has trained have come from 21 countries including the United States.