Dr. Carlos Hernandez-Torres, MD

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Dr. Carlos Hernandez-Torres, MD
Dr Hernandez-Torres was born and raised around the Juarez/El Paso area. He went to medical school in Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez graduating top of his class with multiple medical student academic awards. He later pursued residency training in Family Medicine which he completed successfully as a chief resident during his last year. After becoming board certified, he practiced outpatient and inpatient medicine in underserved areas near Las Cruces, NM for several years. He was accepted in the Hospice and Palliative medicine fellowship program in New York Medical College where he underwent intensive training in pain management and end of life care.

2450 S Telshor Blvd

Las Cruces, NM 88011

Contact Information

(575) 521-5370

Dr. Carlos Hernandez-Torres, MD

Dr. Carlos Hernandez-Torres, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Care Philosophy

Our philosophy is to provide palliative care to patients and families with excellence and professionalism. 
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Dr. Hernandez-Torres' Experience

Dr. Hernandez-Torres' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice and Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Family Medicine
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Cancer Treatment-Related Pain
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Dementia
  • End-of-Life Issues


  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Nexplanon® Etonogestrel Implant
  • Paracentesis
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Suture Soft Tissue Wound
  • Suture Uncomplicated Lacerations
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • U Autonoma Ciudad Juarez
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Memorial Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Memorial Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • New York Med Coll At Metropolitan Hosp and Westchester Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Hernandez-Torres accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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