Barbara Garcia, MD, is a primary care physician. She serves patients at HealthyU Clinics at our Glendale, Arizona, clinic.
Dr. Garcia attended medical school at The University of California, Los Angeles, where she graduated in 1996. She then moved to Phoenix, Arizona, to start a residency at St. Joseph's Hospital, where she completed two years of OB/GYN training. She then transferred to the Department of Family Medicine, graduating in 2000.
Dr. Garcia was in private practice in the Maryvale community of Phoenix from 2000-2016, then joined Abrazo Medical Group from 2016-2022. Dr. Garcia began working at HealthyU Clinics in December 2022 when Abrazo-West Olive Family Medicine joined HealthyU Clinics. She is excited to continue caring for her long-term patients.
Dr. Garcia enjoys diabetes care, primary prevention, women’s health, and adolescent care. She also works part-time as a clinical faculty for the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix, where she teaches student doctors how to interview patients, perform physical exams, and develop their clinical and critical thinking skills.
She enjoys being the "contractor" for patients' healthcare needs and works with specialists (aka subcontractors) to manage total care.
Originally from Southern California, Dr. Garcia often travels back to visit family and friends. She is married with three teenage sons and a furry little guy who all keep her busy and happy.