Dr. Ascension Torres, MD

Dr. Ascension Torres, MD

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Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
63 y/o
(13)

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Dr. Ascension Torres, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Miami, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. She specializes in pediatric surgery and general surgery.Read her story

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Aetna
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Dimension Health
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Golden Rule
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Prime Health Services
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Torres' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Torres treats Abdominal Disorders more than 15% of her peers

Dr. Torres treats this condition more than 15% of her peers

Dr. Torres' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

About Me

Dr. Torres understands that preparing for a child's surgery can be a difficult and nerve-racking time for the whole family. But families can rest assured at Kendall Pediatric Specialists, Dr. Torres' patient and empathetic bedside manner will make yo...

Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Education

1992
Chldns Hospital Mc
Fellowship Hospital
1990
University Ill Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1989
University of Illinois
Residency Hospital
1983
University of Illinois Hospital
Internship Hospital
1982
University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
Medical School
1978
Wright State University
Undergraduate School
1992
1990
1989
1983
1982
1978

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Torres' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Torres

4.2

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
76.92307692307692%
(10)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
15.384615384615385%
(2)

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  • Staff friendliness
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She is a amazing doctor, explain every detail and all yours options. The operation was very successful. We are very grateful. The team was also great!
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Dr. Torres as well as her staff are amazing! Very helpful and explain everything in detail... the girls in the office were very friendly and heartwarming with my son. I would recommend this practice to everyone.
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Dr. Torres is an excellent Dr. , I have taken my daugther several times for check up and she and her staff are excellent they are always welcoming us with a smile.
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