Dr. Ascension Torres, MD

Dr. Ascension Torres, MD

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Pediatric Surgery  |  
Female  |  
61 y/o
(8)

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Dr. Ascension Torres, MD is a pediatric surgery doctor who practices in Miami, FL. She is 61 years old and has been practicing for 35 years. Dr. Torres is affiliated with Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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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

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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
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
2

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
14

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
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Procedures

  • 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)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Torres has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Torres' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Torres to family and friends
3.8
based on 8 total reviews
Dr. Torres' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Torres accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • 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

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Hospitals where Dr. Torres has admitting privileges

Kendall Regional Medical Center
11750 SW 40th St
Miami, FL 33175
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