Peter M. Garcia Jr., MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Peter M. Garcia, Jr., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with more than 30 years experience in his field. Dr. Garcia practices general orthopedics and particularly enjoys managing trauma and sports injuries. For the convenience of patients, he speaks fluent English and Spanish.
He earned his bachelor of science in biology from the University of Texas at Austin and his medical degree from Texas Tech University School of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic residency at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Fort Bliss, TX. He is distinguished as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (FAAOS).
He serves on all area hospital medical staffs and was formerly orthopedic chief at Brackenridge Hospital. He also serves as a designated doctor for the Texas Workers’ Compensation Commission.
Dr. Garcia has been voted by his peers to the Texas Monthly Super Doctors list from 2009-2020 and the Super Doctors Hall of Fame in 2021 and 2022. He has also been recognized as an Austin Monthly Top Doctor in 2021 and 2022 .
Dr. Garcia is married and the father of four daughters. He enjoys exercising, playing tennis, getaway weekends, watching movies, food and music festivals and spending time with his wife and daughters.
- Undergraduate Education:
- University of Texas, Austin, TX
- Medical School:
- Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX
- Orthopedic Surgery, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, TX
- Board Certified:
- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Meet Victoria Cruz, RN, MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC, RNFA
Clinical Nurse Specialist for Dr. Peter Garcia
Victoria Cruz, RN, MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC, RNFA is a board-certified adult clinical nurse specialist and surgical assistant for Dr. Peter Garcia. Vicky has worked with Dr. Garcia for over 10 years. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing. She enjoys running and other exercise activities. Dr. Garcia and Vicky have worked as one unit in the diagnosis and treatment of their patients since 2007.
Dr. Garcia sees patients at the Northwest Austin and South Austin offices of Texas Orthopedics. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Garcia, please call (512) 485-0502 or schedule an appointment online.