Dr. Norman Torres, MD

Dr. Norman Torres, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Norman Torres, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Shenandoah, TX and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of The Philippines Manila, College Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1011 Medical Plaza Dr Ste 130

Shenandoah, TX 77380

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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1 Board Action Found
No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Torres' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Traumatic Brain Injury
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Torres treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Torres treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Torres treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Torres treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Low Back Pain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Torres treats Low Back Pain more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Torres treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

About Me

Biography

Dr. Norman Torres, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Shenandoah, TX and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of The Philippines Manila, College Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • University Of Texas Health Science Center Houston
    Fellowship Hospital
  • University Il College Of Med
    Residency Hospital
  • University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
    Internship Hospital
  • 1982
    University Of The Philippines Manila, College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1982

Languages

  • Filipino
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • English

Dr. Torres' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Torres

3.9

Based on 36 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
25%
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I called as a new a patient to get an appointment to see Dr. Torres the person at the appointment desk was extremely rude and as I was trying to explain what I needed she cut me off saying well if have had surgery in the past we will need to get your CT Scans, MRI's etc. and a recommendation from...Read More
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Dr. Torres is wonderful. He is easy to talk to and takes time to listen. He is caring, thorough, skilled and committed to do what he can to resolve the issue. His staff is courteous and helpful. The whole office is a pleasure to work with. I would highly recommend Dr. Torres.
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Dr. Torres is an amazing surgeon. When I first saw him it was an emergency situation in the hospital and I was unable to walk. After an MRI and evaluation, he took me into surgery and removed a portion of a ruptured disc (between L4 and L5) and when I woke up from surgery I was pain free for the...Read More
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I had a large meningioma brain tumor and Dr Torres successfully removed it. He did all necessary tests before the surgery to ensure that side effects would be minimal and that he would be able to safely remove it. He was very easy to reach when I needed to speak to him and schedule follow ups. Dr...Read More
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Before Dr.Torres, I had spent over a year in extreme pain, barely able to sit or walk.Even laying down was a challenge.I saw several doctors, was misdiagnosed,etc.It was hell.Then I found Dr. Torres.From the beginning,he was up front & honest (with a great sense of humor) & offered me the best of...Read More
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