Dr. Norman Torres, MD

Dr. Norman Torres, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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60 y/o
(36)

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Dr. Norman Torres, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Shenandoah, TX and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

NJTorres Neurosurgery

1011 Medical Plaza Dr Ste 130

Shenandoah, TX 77380
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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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Top Care Areas

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Traumatic Brain Injury
high
more than 87% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 83% of peers
Low Back Pain
normal
more than 76% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

76  Conditions Treated

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24  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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Torres has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Filipino
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Torres' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Torres

3.9

Based on 36 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
2.7777777777777777%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
25%
(9)

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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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Tracy in Spring TX – Jan 12, 2018
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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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Lisa Bellamy in Tomball, TX – May 28, 2017
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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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Conroe, TX – Mar 31, 2017
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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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Spring, TX – Mar 09, 2017
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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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Regan D in Austin, TX – Mar 04, 2016
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