Baptist Health South Florida

Claudia Garcia MD Joins Baptist Health Primary Care

April 5, 2024

MIAMI, FL – April 5, 2024 – Claudia Garcia, M.D., has joined Baptist Health Primary Care. She provides preventive care, annual physicals and sports physicals, screening tests, chronic disease management and healthy lifestyle counseling to patients. Her clinical interests include preventive medicine and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.   

Prior to joining Baptist Health, Dr. Garcia was a primary care physician at Chen Senior Medical Center in Miami, Fla. She is an associate faculty member at Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, serving as a primary care preceptor for first-year medical students. 

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Garcia to our team of medical professionals, dedicated to providing the highest quality care,” said Jack Ziffer, M.D., Ph.D., executive vice president, chief clinical officer and chief physician executive for Baptist Health.

Dr. Garcia earned her medical degree at Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and completed an internal medicine residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Fla.                                                  

Dr. Garcia strives to provide compassionate, evidenced-based medicine. “To provide personalized care, I take the time to listen to my patients,” she said. “I also stay current with medical literature so I can provide my patients with the most up-to-date care.”

Dr. Garcia is fluent in English and Spanish. She will see patients at 6280 SW 72 Street, Suite 410, South Miami, FL 33143.


About Baptist Health 
Baptist Health is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 12 hospitals, more than 27,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 200 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned institutes specializing in cancer care, brain and spine care, heart and vascular care and orthopedic care. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and The Baptist Health PineApp, a virtual health platform. Baptist Health South Florida is an academic and clinical affiliate of Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and is the most awarded healthcare system in South Florida by U.S. News and World Report. For more information, visit and connect with us on FacebookX (formerly Twitter), InstagramTikTok and LinkedIn.



Language Preference / Preferencia de idioma

I want to see the site in English

Continue In English

Quiero ver el sitio en Español

Continuar en español