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JoAnna Garcia is checking into Royal Pains for multiple episodes this season, TVLine reports.

The actress, 32, will play Dr. Nina Greene, an intelligent nephrologist (aka kidney doctor) who may possibly also be a former child star. Garcia will enter the scene as a doctor treating Jack O'Malley, played by returning guest star Tom Cavanaugh.

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Garcia broke the news about her casting late Tuesday, tweeting: "Tomorrow I have the honor of starting my work on @RoyalPains_USA! I'm a huge fan of the show and excited they asked me to hang out with them for a bit!"

She is best known for her roles on Reba and Privileged, and most recently starred on Better With You.

Royal Pains returns for the second half of Season 3 in early 2012.

Are you excited to see Garcia play doctor on Royal Pains?