Stephanie Garcia, DO, CMD, is a Board Certified Family Physician and Geriatrician through The American Board of Family Medicine with Added Qualification in Geriatric Medicine. Stephanie completed her undergraduate studies with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri. She then attended medical school at The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences where she earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree in 2009. Dr. Garcia then completed a 3-year Family Medicine Residency at Research Medical Center, followed by a yearlong fellowship in Geriatrics at The University of Kansas School of Medicine.
Dr. Garcia’s main clinical practice has been Geriatrics; joining Kansas City Medicine Partners in 2014 where she practices in the geriatric clinic, post-acute, home, assisted living, hospice, and long-term care settings. She became a Certified Medical Director in 2018 with the American Medical Directors Association, Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. She was excited to join the Elite Patient Care/Kansas City Medicine Partners team as Kansas Regional Medical Director in September 2020 and has been a Hospice Medical Director for 6 years.
Stephanie is a Kansas City native and has 2 young children, Lucas, and Grace, with her husband Dan. They have a large extended family in the KC area that they love to spend time with. She enjoys running and has completed 16 full marathons in the last 7 years with hopes to run a marathon in all 50 states.