Meet Dr. Garcia

Biography

Dr. Jan Garcia is a plastic surgeon in Webster, Texas and is affiliated with Clear Lake Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. Dr. Garcia accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 16 doctors at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center who specialize in Plastic Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish and French.

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    Active through 2014
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
    Board Certification
  • Licensed Surgeon in Puerto Rico

Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Singleton Surgical Society
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
  • Harris County Medical Association
  • Houston Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Houston Society of Latin American Plastic Surgeons

Education & Training

  • University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, Texas
    Plastic Surgery Residency1981-1984
  • Baylor College of Medicine Affiliate Hospitals, Houston, Texas
    General Surgery Residency 1975-1976, 1979-1981
  • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
    M.D. Degree 1971-1975
  • The University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez, Campus Mayaguez
    B.S. Degree
  • University of Puerto Rico
    Department of Biology 1972-1973
  • U.S. Navy
    “Basic First Aid and Mass-Casualty Control”
  • Diving School
    “Underwater Physiology and Diving Medicine” 1978
  • U.S. Navy
    “Hazards of Ionizing Radiation” 1976-1979
  • U.S. Navy
    “Industrial Safety”
  • U.S. Navy
    “Asbestos & Asbestos Control” 1978-1979

In Network Insurance Companies

 

  • United Health Care
  • Blue Card
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield UTS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • PHCS
  • Medicare
  • UMR
  • Cigna
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Humana PPO

Awards, Honors & Recognitions

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification
    Medisoft Clinical EHR, McKesson Corporation, 2012
  • Top MD
    Consumers Checkbook
  • National Honor Society
    1964-1967
  • Squill & Scroll
    National Honor Society
    1964-1967
  • University of Puerto Rico – Schoolarship Award
    Honor Student
    1967-1971
  • Tri Beta Honor Society 1968-1971
  • University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus
    President and Organizer, Youth Chapter, Pro statehood Party
    1970-1971
  • Alumini Company Commander
    Perching Rifles 1970-1971
  • University of Puerto Rico
    President, Science Student Council 1970-1971
  • Delta Gamma Fraternity
    President, Delta Chapter Phi 1971-1972
  • University of Puerto Rico
    President First Year Class Medical School 1971-1972
  • University of Puerto Rico Medical School
    Outstanding Graduation Senior 1975
  • Command Citation
    Outstanding Performance & Medical Service 1977, 1978, 1979
  • CPO Society U.S. Navy
    Honor Member 1978
  • Plastic Surgery Arts Center
    President & Founder 1984-Present
  • Mainland Medical Center
    Chief of Surgery 1980-1990
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons U.S. Chapter
    Secretary “Ibero-Latino” 1987-1988, 1988-1989
  • Clear Lake Regional Medical Center
    Department of Surgery, Executive Commitee 1989-1990, 1999-2001
  • Memorial Hermann Hospital Southeast
    Chief of Surgery 1994-1995
  • International Medical Initiatives
    Founding Board Member, Co-Chairman IMI 2002-2004
  • Prosperity Bank, Webster, TX
    Board Member
    2001-2002
  • Surgical Arts Center
    Chariman of Board for SAC 2002-2005
    Board Member 2005-Present
  • Neogenesis Corp.
    Founder and President
  • St. Paul’s Catholic Church
    Pastoral Council Member 2005-Present
  • Semnet
    Board Member 2006-Present
  • U.S. Navy Military Medical Corps
    Senior Medical Officer Lt./03
    Nuclear SSBN Submarine Tender, Medical Department Head 1976-1979
  • Acting Squadron Medical Officer
    CSS-16
  • Asbestos Sontrol Consultant
    CSS at Rota Naval Station, Rota, Spain-Safety Officer 1978-1979

Sylvia Rodriguez

As Dr. Garcia’s senior executive office administrator for overĀ 22 years, Sylvia brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the patient experience at the Plastic Surgery Arts Center.

Sylvia, being fluent and bi-lingual in both Spanish and English, has developed outstanding relationships with all patients and ensures they receive excellent care from start to finish.

She has worked in several capacities at the Plastic Surgery Arts Center and is extremely familiar with the entire process at the office. She can handle all tasks that arise and additionally go above and beyond to make patients feel at ease with a seamless experience.

Because she is extremely patient, she often calms any patients who might be nervous or have “jitters” before surgery or during consultations. She makes sure each and every patient receives top notch, quality care during their visit to the Plastic Surgery Arts Center.