Keith Garcia, MD, PhD
A native of Texas, Dr. Garcia was born in Houston, attended Rice University, and completed a combined MD/PhD program at The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. He pursued residency training in psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, where he remained as faculty until 2010. Dr. Garcia relocated to Austin to continue his academic career with the Dell Medical School and Seton Family of Hospitals.
Throughout his academic career, Dr. Garcia has cared for patients with co-occurring substance abuse and psychiatric conditions across the spectrum of treatment settings including inpatient, outpatient and partial hospitalization programs. In 2017, Dr. Garcia left academics to start his own practice and has been the medical director for Promises Austin and The Right Step Hill Country since then.
Dr. Garcia is board certified in psychiatry by the ABPN. He has published over 20 articles and chapters across a wide range of topics and has provided mentorship to numerous resident psychiatrists and students, but is most rewarded by working with a team to provide clinical care to patients.