Dr. Juan Latorre, MD

Dr. Juan Latorre, MD

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47 y/o
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Dr. Juan Latorre, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in spinal cord injury medicine and physical medicine & rehabilitation.Read his story

St David's Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1015 E 32nd St Ste 306

Austin, TX 78705
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Phantom Limb Pain
very high
more than 89% of peers
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
normal
more than 84% of peers
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
normal
more than 70% of peers

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Dr. Latorre's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Latorre "Juan M. Latorre, MD, received his medical degree from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana School of Medicine in Bogot¡, Colombia. He completed an internship in internal medicine at the University of Chicago and residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Baylor College of Medicine/University of Texas Alliance in Houston, Texas where he also completed fellowship training in spinal cord injury.Dr. Latorre pursued further fellowship training in advanced spinal cord injury at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center-Department of Veteran Affairs in Dallas, Texas. Since 2004, he has held two voluntary faculty positions: Clinical Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.Dr. Latorre served as the Director of the Spinal Cord Injury Program at The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research - Memorial Hermann in Houston, Texas and is currently the Medical Director for Spinal Cord Injury and Amputee Programs at St. Davids Rehabilitation Hospital and Chairman of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at St. David's Medical Center."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Latorre "Provide comprehensive and compassionate care for spinal cord injury and amputee patients. Dual Board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the areas of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Spinal Cord Injury Medicine."

2  Specialties

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

2  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Spinal Injury Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Illinois Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Baylor College Med Ut Alliance
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Ut Southwestern Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors 2007-2008: Elected by peers (worldwide database of 50,000 top medical specialists in more than 400 subspecialties), 2007-2008
  • Physician of the Year: Memorial Hermann/ The Institue for Rehabilitation and Research, 2007
  • Best Doctors 2010-2011. Elected by peers (only 5% of all doctors in the U.S. are honored this way by their colleagues), 2010-2011
  • Young Faculty Academic Achievement Award: Baylor College of Medicine/ The University of Texas Medical School at Houston/ Physical Medicine & Rehab, 2008
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Latorre's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Latorre

5.0

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Dr. Latorre is very knowledgeable and personable and generous with his time and resources.
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David Younger in Austin , TX – Aug 27, 2018
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Dr. Latorre and his staff are very knowledgeable and truly concern about your needs. I came to him when no one could diagnose my condition. He started treating me and referred me to get therapy at their facility, I am now close to walking again and so very thankful that I found them. They take...Read More
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Clarence in ROUND ROCK, TX – Jun 07, 2018
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Dr. Latorre understands the challenges of dealing with a prosthetic. He spends the time necessary to understand and address any concerns.
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Jim H in Hutto – Apr 09, 2018
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Dr. Latorre is a terrific doctor and person. I was in St. David's on 32nd street for about 6 months after my injury in 2012. Dr. Latorre and the St. David's staff were great. Dr. Latorre shows genuine concern and was always very thorough. He actually listens to your questions and concerns and...Read More
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Alan in Austin, TX – Apr 04, 2018
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HE REALLY TAKE CARE OF HIS PATIENTS
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