Dr. Garcia-Cardona is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in complex flat foot reconstructions, bunion corrections, foot and ankle trauma, arthroscopic procedures of the ankle, and all sports related foot and ankle injuries. Dr. Garcia-Cardona joined the Sportsmed team in 2013 after completing her foot and ankle fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She attended medical school at the Universidad Central Del Caribe School of Medicine in Bayamon, Puerto Rico followed by an orthopedic residency at the University of Puerto Rico in San Juan, where she was Chief Resident. She also obtained her bachelor of science degree in 2003 from the University of Puerto Rico. She is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. She graduated medical school with honors and held several leadership positions throughout her medical school and residency programs. Dr. Garcia-Cardona enjoys working as a volunteer, as she did in 2000 and 2002 with the Special Olympics, and participating in mission trips.