Michael C. Garcia, MD
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Michael C. Garcia, MD

  • Clinical Nutrition
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Clinical Nutrition | 200 Medical Plaza, Suite 365, Los Angeles, CA 90095


Dr. Michael Garcia is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Clinical Nutrition. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and a Physician Nutrition Specialist. 

Dr. Garcia’s primary areas of practice include malnutrition, intestinal failure, nutrition support, and using nutrition therapy for the prevention and treatment of cancer, gastrointestinal conditions, obesity, obesity-associated diseases, and metabolic conditions including diabetes, high cholesterol, and cardiovascular disease. He prioritizes individualized care for each patient in collaboration with primary care physicians and other specialists.

Dr. Garcia is a native of Annapolis, Maryland. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College and his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He then completed his residency training in internal medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, where he also served as Chief Medical Resident and hospitalist prior to joining the Division of Human Nutrition at UCLA.




Medical Board Certification

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2016


Clinical Nutrition, UCLA School of Medicine, 2019


Internal Medicine, Harbor - UCLA Medical Center, 2016


MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2013

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center


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