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Erick Garcia Gorbea, MD
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Resident, Year 4
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4201 St. Antoine Boulevard
Suite 6E, Neurosurgery
Detroit, Michigan 48201

Biography

Erick Garcia went to college at University of Puerto Rico, with a major in Chemistry where he was a member of the American Chemical Society. He worked as a pharmaceutical and research and development chemist before going to medical school. He then earned his MD in Puerto Rico at the top of his class.

He is currently a resident in Neurosurgery at the Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Detroit Medical Center. In his spare time, Erick enjoys being a helicopter student pilot as well as well as listening to music.

Interests

General Neurosurgery

Publications

Kumar V, Banala AK, Garcia EG, Cao J, Keck TM, Bonifazi A, Deschamps JR, Newman AH. Chiral Resolution and Serendipitous Fluorination Reaction for the Selective Dopamine D3 Receptor Antagonist BAK2-66. ACS Med Chem Lett. 2014 Mar 24;5(6):647-51. doi: 10.1021/ml500006v. eCollection 2014 Jun 12. PMID: 24944737

Residency

2015-Present
Neurosurgery
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit Medical Center
Detroit, Michigan

2014-2015
Neurosurgery
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas

Medical Education

2009-2013
MD
Ponce School of Medicine and Health Science
Ponce, Puerto Rico

Undergraduate Education

1999-2003
BS, Chemistry
University of Puerto Rico
San Juan, Puerto Rico