Day in the Life

In this section we profile just a few of the many men and women at Dell Children’s who devote their professional lives to going above and beyond for the people we serve. Get a glimpse into the challenges they face and the miracles they witness each and every day.

Nilda Garcia, MD

For six years, Nilda Garcia, MD held the title of trauma director for Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas. In February 2017, she was named Surgeon-in-Chief of the hospital.

But she’s also known as a mom, a wife, a rock star trauma surgeon (according to her patients), team player, and most of all, a compassionate warrior who cares and fights for her patients.