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Roberto A. Garcia, MD

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About Dr. Garcia

Dr. Roberto Garcia is an Associate Attending Pathologist with special interest and expertise in the diagnosis of neoplastic and non-neoplastic conditions of the bones, joints and soft tissues with additional experience in the field of immunohistochemistry and molecular genetics.

Dr. Garcia received his medical degree from the Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. He trained in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Harlem Hospital Center followed by a Fellowship in Orthopedic Pathology at the Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopedic Institute. He has a special interest in the education of medical students, pathology residents and fellows and orthopedic residents and fellows.


Special Expertise

Orthopedic Pathology
Surgical Pathology


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Associate Attending Pathologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College


Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology, 1999


Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo (INTEC), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1989


College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University at Harlem Hospital Center, New York, NY, 1999


Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute, New York, NY, 2000

State Licensure


English, Spanish

For My Patients

Publications by Dr. Garcia

Professional Education

Selected Journal Articles


Research Interests

Dr. Garcia’s research interest areas include molecular genetics in sarcoma and characterization of the neoplastic cells of giant cell tumor of bone.

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

As of May 11, 2024, Dr. Garcia reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

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