Dr. Ascension M. Torres, MD

Dr. Ascension M. Torres, MD

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Pediatric Surgery | Female | 60 years old

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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 you feel comfortable and secure. Dr. Torres is devoted to the care and treatment of children. She understands that the care of a sick child cannot be accomplished without full involvement of the parents and families. She makes every effort to integrate the child's family into the surgical management process and to provide them with a supportive environment.Read more

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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 you feel comfortable and secure. Dr. Torres is devoted to the care and treatment of children. She understands that the care of a sick child cannot be accomplished without full involvement of the parents and families. She makes every effort to integrate the child's family into the surgical management process and to provide them with a supportive environment.Read more

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    Dr. Torres' Care Philosophy

    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 you feel comfortable and secure.   Dr. Torres is devoted to the care and treatment of children.  She understands that the care of a sick child cannot be accomplished without full involvement of the parents and families. She makes every effort to integrate the child's family into the surgical management process and to provide them with a supportive environment.

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    Dr. Torres' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Pediatric Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

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    Board Certifications

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    • General Surgery
    • Pediatric Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Esophageal Fistula
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Atresia
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1982

    • Internship Hospital
      University of Illinois Hospital

      Completed in 1983

    • Residency Hospital
      University of Illinois

      Completed in 1989

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Chldns Hospital Mc

      Completed in 1992

      University Ill Hospital

      Completed in 1990

    • Undergraduate School
      Wright State University

      Graduated in 1978

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Professional Affiliations

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    Specialties

    • Pediatric Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Testicular Lesion
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Orchiectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)