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Sylvia E Garcia Figueroa, MD Email Sylvia Garcia Figueroa

Pediatrics
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    • Positions
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Emergency Medicine
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Pediatrics
    • Specialties
    • Pediatrics
    • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • Mount Sinai Queens

Dr. Garcia is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics.  She is an Assistant Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency at Mount Sinai Hospital where she oversees pediatric education for the emergency medicine residents, and EM education for pediatric residents.  Dr. Garcias is also the Director of  PALS education for the Department of Emergency Medicine and received a Pediatric  Attending of the Year award 2012.  Each year this award honors excellence in teaching, awarded by the EM residents.  Her academic interest centers on medical education.

Dr. Garcia graduated from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island with a BA in French Literature. She attended Morehouse School of Medicine, and completed her Pediatric residency at the Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. After completing a Fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the Childrens’ Hospital of Pittsburgh, Dr. Garcia stayed on for 7 years as an attending in their bustling emergency department before joining Mount Sinai Hospital.

Dr. Garcia is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics.  She is an Assistant Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency at Mount Sinai Hospital where she oversees pediatric education for the emergency medicine residents, and EM education for pediatric residents.  Dr. Garcias is also the Director of  PALS education for the Department of Emergency Medicine and received a Pediatric  Attending of the Year award 2012.  Each year this award honors excellence in teaching, awarded by the EM residents.  Her academic interest centers on medical education.

Dr. Garcia graduated from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island with a BA in French Literature. She attended Morehouse School of Medicine, and completed her Pediatric residency at the Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. After completing a Fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the Childrens’ Hospital of Pittsburgh, Dr. Garcia stayed on for 7 years as an attending in their bustling emergency department before joining Mount Sinai Hospital and served as co-editor of Viscual Diagnosis, Emergency Medicine Practice.


 

Certifications

Pediatric Emergency Medicine
American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Focus

  • Pediatric Emergencies

Education

MD, Morehouse School of Medicine

Internship, Pediatrics
Emory University Hospital

Residency, Pediatrics
Emory University Hospital

Fellowship, Pedia Emer. Med.
Chidrens Hospital of Pittsburgh

Language

English