Jesse Patrick Garcia, MD| Vascular Surgery, General Surgery | MedStar Health

Jesse Patrick Garcia, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (360 reviews)

Specialties: Vascular Surgery, General Surgery

Languages: Spanish, English

(202) 877-6585

About me

Jesse Garcia, MD Vascular Surgery, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Jesse Garcia, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon who specializes in vascular access surgery for patients diagnosed with kidney failure who need dialysis. His passion for practicing medicine began with his father, who led the cardiac surgery program at MedStar Washington Hospital Center into the 1980s.

Dr. Garcia is part of a team of vascular surgeons at MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute (MHVI) that is performing the greatest volume of HeRO™ graft placements in the country. This specialized graft is for patients who are unable to obtain vascular access for dialysis through the usual route - via a vein in the arm. This unique new technology has made a dramatic impact on patients’ lives because it reduces significantly the risk and frequency of infection associated with the standard venous catheter use.

Dr. Garcia also specializes in the placement of another modality for venous access, called an “artegraft™”. This graft is for patients who have poor veins and are not candidates for the standard surgical procedure. The artegraft™ provides reliable dialysis access and with a lower incidence of infection.

Dr. Garcia received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from George Washington University and medical degree from the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines. He completed his general surgery residency at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, followed by a fellowship in surgical critical care, and finally, a fellowship in transplant/ vascular access surgery.

Philosophy of Care

“My main goal is to keep patients doing what they want and love to do. A big part of my practice involves communication. It’s important to me that my patients understand exactly what is going on, and that they know I will work with them to help them maintain the best quality of life possible. I feel fulfilled when my patients feel safe, comforted, and like they have a family member in me.” 

Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Acquired Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm Of Upper Extremity Artery
  • Arterial Embolism
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Thrombosis
  • Arteriovenous Graft Occlusion
  • Cold Sensitivity Hands
  • Poor Circulation In Hands
  • Pseudoaneurysm
  • Recurrent Thrombosis
  • Stenosis Vascular Graft
  • Stent Thrombosis
  • Subclavian Stenosis
  • Thrombotic Disorders
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Procedures I perform

  • Angiography
  • Arteriovenous Bypass
  • Arteriovenous Graft
  • Balloon Angioplasty Maturation
  • Balloon Catheter
  • Dialysis Access
  • Dialysis Catheter
  • Dialysis Graft Angioplasty
  • Embolectomy
  • Endarterectomy
  • Endovascular Stenting
  • Radial Artery Access
  • Repair Of Axial Brachial Aneurysm
  • Repair Of Blood Vessel Of Leg
  • Upper Extremity Angioplasty And Stenting
  • Vascular Access Device
  • Vascular Access Surgery
  • Vascular Stenting
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Wound Care
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Practice locations

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7501 Surratts Road
Suite 208
Clinton, MD, 20735

301-877-7353

Fax 301-877-5637

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Fax 301-877-5637

106 Irving Street Northwest
POB S 419
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-3100

Fax 202-877-6585

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Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • United Golden Rule
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • Choice Care Network/HUMANA (PPO)
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • Priority Partners - Maryland Health Choice
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Tricare East Select
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • United Choice Plus
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • Kaiser Select
    • Amerigroup DC Alliance
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • D-SNP)
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Uniformed Services Family Health Plan (USFHP)
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • United Choice
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Cigna EPO
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna HMO
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • United Optimum Choice
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • Kaiser Maryland Medicaid MCO
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • Kaiser Signature
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Carefirst EPO
    • AmeriHealth Caritas DC Healthy Families
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • Tricare for Life East
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • Virginia Premier
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Amerigroup DC Healthy Families
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • United Navigate
    • AmeriHealth Caritas DC Healthcare Alliance
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • United Student Resources
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • I-SNP
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • First Health PPO
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, Surgery

Fellowship: Washington Hospital Center (2005)

Residency: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (2005)

Graduate: University of Santo Tomas (1999)

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.8
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.8
  • Care provider’s discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.8
  • Care provider’s efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.8
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.8
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.8
  • Mar 6, 2024

    This doctor is an excellent person. He listens and include you in ever step of your treatment.

  • Feb 15, 2024

    They always includes me in what treatment I have

  • Feb 1, 2024

    Good