Podiatrist joins Alta Vista Hospital staff

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Alta Vista Regional Hospital is pleased to welcome Silvia Garcia-Lavin, D.P.M., to its hospital’s medical staff and community. Dr.  Garcia-Lavin received a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine and completed a residency in Podiatric Surgery at Westchester General Hospital in Miami, Florida.  Dr. Garcia-Lavin is Board certified with the American Board of Multiple Specialty in Podiatry in Prevention and Treatment of Diabetic Wounds.

As a podiatrist, Dr. Garcia-Lavin specializes in Reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, limb salvage, diabetic foot management, wound care and general podiatric care.

She also completed a Diabetic Foot and Ankle Surgical Reconstruction fellowship at Tidewater Foot and Ankle Research Foundation in Norfolk, Virginia and a Fellowship Limb Preservation and Limb salvage at Boston University Boston Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.

"We are impressed with Dr. Garcia-Lavin’s qualities and knowledge as a podiatrist,” says Chris Wolf, Chief Executive Officer.  “She is a welcomed addition to the hospital’s medical staff and a compliment to the medical care we provide.”

“I’m excited to join the experienced medical team at Alta Vista,” says Dr. Garcia-Lavin. 

Alta Vista Podiatry is located at 105 Mills Ave, Suite 100 in Las Vegas. She is accepting new patients, to schedule an appointment call 425-3569.