Daniel P. Garcia, M.D.
Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology
Dr. Garcia’s career has been marked by commitment to his patients, profession, and the advancement of science and teaching in allergy and immunology. He is a board-certified physician in Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology and cares for adult and pediatric patients. Dr. Garcia is recognized as one of the top allergy specialists in the area, named as a “Top Doc” in Louisville Magazine by his peers in 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, and 2015. Prior to Kentuckiana Allergy, he worked as a pediatrician in private practice and at Kosair Children’s Hospital for 13 years.
Dr. Garcia is a member of both the American College and American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology, and was one of the founding members of the University of Louisville Immune Deficiency Clinic. He has authored a number of papers in general pediatrics, asthma, allergy, and sinusitis and served on the Editorial Board of the Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association and the Admissions Committee for the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He was awarded Teaching Allergist of the Year in 2007 by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.
Dr. Garcia majored in biology and chemistry and graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine with honors in 1973, receiving the Louisville Pediatric Society Spurling Award for the most outstanding medical student in Pediatrics. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at University of Louisville affiliated hospitals and served as chief resident, receiving the Billy F. Andrews Chairman Achievement Award and then completed a fellowship in Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, receiving the Chairman’s Achievement Award for most outstanding research in the field of pediatric allergy.
He and his wife Rita have five children and have attended Southeast Christian Church since 1987. They have done extensive medical missionary work in Poland, Czech Republic, Jamaica, and Cuba. Dr. Garcia’s hobbies include gardening, digital and film photography, painting, piano, and fishing.