Dr. Ascension M. Torres, MD

Dr. Ascension M. Torres, MD

Pediatric Surgery | Female | 60 years old

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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  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Dimension Health
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Prime Health Services
  • UnitedHealthCare

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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (7)
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

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

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)

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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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

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • 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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Dr. Torres' Office & Staff

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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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