Dr. Andres Forero-Torres, MD

Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
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Dr. Andres Forero-Torres, MD
Dr. Andres Forero-Torres, MD is an oncology doctor who practices in Birmingham, AL. He is 57 years old. Dr. Forero-Torres is affiliated with UAB Hospital.

619 19th Street South

Birmingham, AL 35249

Contact Information

(205) 934-6600

Dr. Andres Forero-Torres, MD

Dr. Andres Forero-Torres, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Dr. Forero-Torres' Experience

Dr. Forero-Torres' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Oncology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Oncology

Board Certifications

Dr. Forero-Torres does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sezary's Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vascular Disease


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  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


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Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Forero-Torres' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Forero-Torres to family and friends
based on 12 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Forero-Torres' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Mobile, AL |
The staff is friendly and helpful. The doctor talked down on me, rushed through the appointment, dismissed my concerns. All he wanted to talk about was his own accomplishments, kept pushing for a research study and wanted me to sign up for it without even reading it. A nightmare.
in Russellville AL |
Anyone who would not give Dr. Forero five stars is hard for me to believe. I have been his patient for five years and I have referred numerous people to him with amazing results. I have total confidence in him and he is a leader in his field. I trusted him with my life five years ago and would highly suggest if you get devastating news that you trust this man. He is an amazing person and world renowned doctor we are so lucky to have him at UAB
in Ethelsville, AL |
Should of posted this a long time ago but actually didn't know this was available. Diagnosed with Breast Cancer in 2008, Dr. Forero-Torres is a warm caring compassionate Dr. I have yearly checkups and have been cancer free as of 2010. He never let me have a pity party and always lifted my spirits. I would recommend Dr. Forero-Torres to anyone diagonosed with cancer, with God,Dr. Helen Krontiras and Dr. Forero I am alive and cancer free, ready for year 6 now. I Love you Dr. Forero
in Montevallo AL |
BC diagnosed by UAB Breast Care Center, Dec 2015. Many tests performed prior to learning I have Stage 4, Dr Forero prescribed Ibrance 100 mg and Letrozole 2.5 mg estrogen blocker for me beginning 1/28/16. My 2nd PET scan taken 3/2816 shows NO CANCER!!! I'm still in shock... Yes, it was Stage 4 HER2 on right breast, lymph nodes and left lung, all biopsies-all positive! I'm so glad I called UAB instead of a general surgeon; that would've been fatal! And now, 55 chemo pills later, I'm CANCER FREE
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Dr. Forero-Torres accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Forero-Torres has admitting privileges

UAB Hospital
1802 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
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