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Dr. Garcia grew up in South Texas. She attended The University of Texas in Austin. She received a Bachelors Degree in Pharmacy prior to enrolling in medical school at UT Southwestern in Dallas, Texas. She then completed her general surgery residency at UT Southwestern/Parkland Hospital in Dallas,Texas, which included a two year research fellowship. Her pediatric surgery fellowship was completed at Los Angeles Children's Hospital in Los Angeles California.

Prior to moving to Austin, Dr. Garcia was the Associate Director of Trauma at Dallas Children's Hospital and practiced as a pediatric surgeon in Dallas from 1998 to 2010. She is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Pediatric Surgery.

Dr. Garcia is the Trauma Medical Director at Dell Children's Medical Center.

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Research Output 1994 2019

Adherence to APSA activity restriction guidelines and 60-day clinical outcomes for pediatric blunt liver and splenic injuries (BLSI)

Notrica, D. M., Sayrs, L. W., Krishna, N., Ostlie, D. J., Letton, R. W., Alder, A. C., St. Peter, S. D., Ponsky, T. A., Eubanks, J. W., Tuggle, D., Garcia, N., Leys, C. M., Maxson, R. T. & Bhatia, A. M., Feb 1 2019, In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 54, 2, p. 335-339 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Guidelines
Pediatrics
Liver
Wounds and Injuries
Hospital Emergency Service

Massive transfusion in pediatric trauma: An ATOMAC perspective

Noland, D. K., Apelt, N., Greenwell, C., Tweed, J., Notrica, D. M., Garcia, N., Todd Maxson, R., Eubanks, J. W. & Alder, A. C., Feb 1 2019, In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 54, 2, p. 345-349 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatrics
Wounds and Injuries
Survival
Injury Severity Score
International Normalized Ratio

Negative focused abdominal sonography for trauma examination predicts successful nonoperative management in pediatric solid organ injury: A prospective Arizona-Texas-Oklahoma-Memphis-Arkansas + Consortium study

McGaha, P., Motghare, P., Sarwar, Z., Garcia, N., Lawson, K., Bhatia, A., Langlais, C. S., Linnaus, M. E., Maxson, R. T., Eubanks, J. W., Alder, A. C., Tuggle, D., Ponsky, T. A., Leys, C. W., Ostlie, D. J., St Peter, S. D., Notrica, D. M. & Letton, R. W., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 86, 1, p. 86-91 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ultrasonography
Pediatrics
Wounds and Injuries
Odds Ratio
Trauma Centers

Reimaging in pediatric blunt spleen and liver injury

Notrica, D. M., Sussman, B. L., Garcia, N., Leys, C. M., Maxson, R. T., Bhatia, A., Letton, R. W., Ponsky, T., Lawson, K., Eubanks, J. W., Alder, A. C., Greenwell, C., Ostlie, D. J., Tuggle, D. & St. Peter, S. D., Feb 1 2019, In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 54, 2, p. 340-344 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spleen
Pediatrics
Liver
Wounds and Injuries
Hospitalization

Effectiveness of a Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma Prevention Program Among Spanish-Speaking Mothers

Duzinski, S. V., Guevara, L. M., Barczyk, A., Garcia, N., Cassel, J. L. & Lawson, K., Mar 1 2018, In : Hispanic Health Care International. 16, 1, p. 5-10 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Craniocerebral Trauma
Mothers
Pediatrics
Nurses
Population