Miguel Garcia, PT, DPT, MSPT
Dr. Miguel Garcia is an assistant professor in the DPT program at the University of St. Augustine – Miami Campus and has been with the university teaching for its Flex DPT program since 2009. Dr. Garcia earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Exercise Physiology from the University of Miami, his Master’s in Physical Therapy from Florida International University and his transitional Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Florida Gulf Coast University. Since entering the profession, Dr. Garcia has primarily worked with patients with neurological disease in the inpatient rehab, outpatient rehab and home health settings with a particular interest in patients who have suffered a stroke. During his career, Dr. Garcia has also served in various leadership positions, most recently serving as the Director of Rehabilitation at West Gables Rehabilitation Hospital where he oversaw daily operations for the therapy and case management departments and overall program development. Miguel has served as a neuro instructor for both HealthSouth and Select Medical providing extensive continuing education courses and has spoken at local, state and national conferences. Beyond his work for the university and the rehabilitation hospital, Miguel also serves as a program surveyor for CARF (the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities).