Direct Line w/Javier Garcia-Bengochea M.D.


We are joined this evening with Javier Garcia-Bengochea M.D.

Javier Garcia-Bengochea M.D. is a board certified Neurological Surgeon practicing in Jacksonville, FL. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Lyerly Baptist, Inc., a subsidiary of Baptist Health.

Dr. Garcia-Bengochea was born in Havana, Cuba and raised in Gainesville, Florida, where his father was the first professor of neurosurgery at the University of Florida. He is a graduate of Duke University and Tulane Medical School. He did his internship in general surgery and residency in neurosurgery at Emory University.  He served briefly on the faculty of Emory University School of Medicine as the attending neurosurgeon at Grady Memorial Hospital as well as the attending pediatric neurosurgeon at Egleston Children’s Hospital in Atlanta.