Dr. Jeffrey Garcia was born in Morgantown, West Virginia. He attended Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania studying biology. After three years of undergraduate studies, he was accepted into the West Virginia University School of Dentistry and he earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2012. Dr. Garcia would then complete his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in 2016.
After completing his residency, Dr. Garcia entered private practice in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. He founded and operated Keystone Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, P.C.. Dr. Garcia decided to return to Galveston in early 2020 to join UTMB as an Assistant Professor within the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Garcia is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Garcia's clinical interest includes dentoalveolar surgery, odontogenic infections, maxillofacial trauma, and dental implants. In his free time, Dr. Garcia enjoys fitness training, hunting, and spending time with his wife Ashley and their three children Jake, Luke, and Lily.