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Breast cancer, Gynecologic oncology, Pathology




Rochelle L. Garcia, M.D. is a general surgical pathologist with subspecialty expertise in gynecologic and breast pathology and is devoted to teaching and international service. She is a UW professor of pathology and adjunct professor of gynecology. 

Dr. Garcia graduated from University of Washington’s School of Medicine in 1989. After practicing a year of internal medicine at the University of Washington, she completed pathology training 1994. She is board certified in cytopathology, in addition to anatomic and clinical pathology. She was recently listed in Seattle Met as a "Top Doctor."

Dr. Garcia believes in making thoughtful, careful diagnoses and writing clear, thoughtful reports that effectively communicate to the treating physician. This communication helps educate physicians who then can more effectively explain the disease processes to their patients. 

Personal Interests

Dr. Garcia enjoys staying active, especially with yoga, biking and gardening. She loves reading and playing the piano.
UW Medical Center

Pathology at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St. Seattle, WA 98195



Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine

Medical education, 1989

UW - Dept. of Pathology

Fellowship, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology

UW - Division of General Internal Medicine

Internship, Internal Medicine

UW - Dept. of Pathology

Residency, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology


Board Certifications
  • Cytopathology, 1997, American Board of Pathology
  • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, 1994, American Board of Pathology