Agustin C. Garcia

Section Chief - Hematology/Oncology

Professor of Medicine

Charles W. McMillin and Richard Paul Grace Chair in Cancer Research

LSU Healthcare Network Clinic
3700 St. Charles Ave., 5th floor
New Orleans, Louisiana  70115
Phone: (504) 412-1520
Fax: (504) 412-1534

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Academic Office

1542 Tulane Avenue
Box T4M-2
New Orleans La 70112
Phone: (504) 568-2329
Fax: (504) 568-2127


Clinical Contact Numbers:

University Medical Center Cancer Center:      702-2837

General Information:                                     568-2370

LSU Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center


MD completed May, 1981

Universidad Anahuac, Mexico City, Mexico


Dr. Agustin Garcia is originally from Mexico and earned his Medical Degree from Universidad Anahuac in Mexico City. He completed his internship and residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Illinois and a Fellowship in Medical Oncology at the University of Southern California.  He is board certified in Medical Oncology. Dr. Garcia's primary clinical and research interests focus on women’s cancers (particularly breast and ovarian cancer) and drug development. Prior to relocating to New Orleans he practiced at the University of Southern California as Director of Clinical Research for the Women’s Cancer Program. He currently serves as Section Chief of Hematology and Oncology at Louisiana State University in New Orleans where he holds the Charles W McMullin III and Richard Paul Grace Chair in Cancer Research.  Dr. Garcia is a member of the Breast Cancer Working Group and the Breast Cancer Committee in the Southwest Oncology Group and the Ovarian Cancer Committee of the NRG Oncology Group. He is conducting studies in breast and ovarian cancer evaluating new agents with novel mechanisms of action. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Breast Disease, European Society of Medical Oncology, and the NCI Task Force on Cervical Cancer. His work has been published in various journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Clinical Oncology and Gynecologic Oncology. He is a frequent speaker at local, national and international events.

Clinical Interests

Women's Cancers

  • Breast Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
Research Interests

Women's Cancers

Selected Publications

Agustin Garcia on PubMed

Affiliated Hospitals & Clinics
  • University Medical Center New Orleans
  • LSU Healthcare Network St. Charles Clinic