Jorge C. Garces, MD, FASN

Jorge C. Garces

Dr. Garces earned his medical degree from the University of the Valley. Division of Health Sciences, Columbia, South America. He completed his internship and residency at Mercy Catholic Medical Center/MCP-Hahnemann University. He completed his nephrology fellowship at Albert Einstein Medical Center/Thomas Jefferson University Hospital followed by his transplant nephrology fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Garces is board certified in internal medicine and Nephrology and has been on staff at Ochsner since July 2002.

Titles Held

Associate Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship Training Program
Associate Professor of Medicine, Louisiana State University

Clinical Interests

Transplantation Imunosuppression, BK nephropathy, Glomerular Diseases, Humoral rejection, Hypertension

Languages Spoken

English
Spanish

Certifications Held

American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Medical School: University of the Valley. Division of Health Sciences, Colombia
  • Internship: Hahnemann University, Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital
  • Residency: Hahnemann University, Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital
  • Fellowship: Albert Einstein Medical Center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital & Transplant Nephrology at the University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center