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about dr. Raul Garcia

Born in Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Dr. Raul Garcia emigrated to the United States at the age of eleven. He came to the U.S. after living in Madrid, Spain and settled in Miami, Florida.

He graduated from the University of Miami, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology/Immunology. He then went on to graduate from medical school at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.

He developed a passion for emergency medicine and is now a full time trauma and Emergency Medicine physician in central Washington.

In addition to his medical practice, Raul has been the founding Dean of two medical schools and the Medical Director of two hospitals. He currently serves as Medical Director of Toppenish Hospital.

Growing up in an authoritarian regime gave Raul the passion and appreciation for public service. He realizes Washington needs fresh leadership to revitalize our state.

He founded Opportunity for Washington as a non profit, nonpartisan effort promoting education and change. He also founded the Partnership for Food Security in 2020 to promote vaccination, particularly among the Latino community. His desire to educate and change people’s attitude towards the positive future of this great state and our great country continues every day.

Raul is a very proud and committed father to his five children. He and his wonderful wife Jessica live in Yakima.

Dr. Raul Garcia takes great pride in dedicating time to being a loving husband to his wonderful wife, Jessica, and a devoted father of their five children.


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