Top Doctor

Lawrence A. Garcia

Steward St. Elizabeth's Medical Center


Dr. Garcia is a Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center. He is a member of the Cardiovascular Division and Head of the Vascular medicine Seciton and Chief, Section of Interventional Cardiology. The Vascular Medicine group continues in one of the oldest vascular medicine programs of Boston.

List the treatments and procedures you offer:

Interventional Cardiology including coronary intervention (angioplasty, stenting, atherectomy)

Structural heart disease (aortic, mitral and other valves)

Peripheral vascular intervention (carotid artery, aortic aneurysm, lower limb arterial or venous obstructive disease, venous disease/thrombosis)

Awards or Certifications

Dr. Garcia is Board Certified in both Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology.

He has been named a Boston's Best Doctor since 2012.

He has given lectures throughout the world regarding techniques and treatments for arterial and venous obstructive diseases.

What's your background, education and training?

Dr. Garcia was born and raised in Tucson, AZ and received his MD at the University of Arizona College of Medicine graduating in 1991. He did his residency in Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX and Cardiology fellowship at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He trained in Interventional Cardiology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston and Vascular Medicine/Interventions at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston.

Hours of operation

M-F 0730-1700

On call physicians available 24 hours/7 days a week.

Insurances Accepted

All major insurances accepted


Top Doctor: 2021


Dr. Garcia is an internationally recognized expert on peripheral vascular disease and interventional procedures to treat the myriad of obstructive disease in both arterial and venous locations. He is a leading expert peripheral vascular atherectomy and carotid artery intervention. He has led numerous national and international trials regarding vascular interventions and speaks worldwide regarding cardiovascular diseases. Board certified in Cardiovascular diseases as well as Interventional Cardiology.