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Frank L. Garcia


Vice President of Operations, CDR Health

Mr. Frank Garcia has 20 years of experience in healthcare, with extensive experience and capabilities in strategy, clinical operations, managed care contracting, network development, leadership development, organizational change, and performance management. His ability to optimize financial resources, create and launch service lines, and collaborate with physicians, and nurses allows Mr. Garcia to build productive teams while sustaining operational excellence.


Most recently, Mr. Garcia was the Vice President of Operations for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, responsible for overseeing the Emergency Department, LifeFlight Critical Care Transport Program, as well as the radiology, laboratory, and pharmacy services for the 289-bed pediatric specialty hospital. During this role, he oversaw nearly 500 staff members within the health system.  Mr. Garcia was with Nicklaus Children’s for more than 13 years, and prior to that he served as a Regional Operations Director for DaVita and Director of Managed Care for Mercy Hospital.


Among his extensive list of qualifications:

Clinical Operations

Multidiscipline Managed Care Contract Negotiation

Business Development

CMS Initiatives-Regulations and Methodologies

Strategic Planning

Revenue Cycle

Modeling Tools

Florida State Statues

Systems Management