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Health care group welcomes new surgeon


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Lovelace Specialty Health Care group welcomes General Surgeon Paul Torres, M.D.

Paul Torres, MD

Paul Torres, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with over 20 years’ experience. Dr. Torres specializes in laparoscopic procedures and gastrointestinal endoscopy (colonoscopy and upper endoscopy). Examples of advanced laparoscopy are totally laparoscopic colon surgery, usually with discharge to home the day following surgery, laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication (anti-reflux surgery), and all types of laparoscopic hernia repair.

His commitment to high-quality patient care through minimally invasive surgeries has provided him low complication rates as measured by quality improvement hospital staff committees.

Dr. Torres received his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, followed by his medical degree from the Pritzker School of Medicine to University of Chicago. He completed his internship and residency in general surgery from Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. He is a fellow in the American College of Surgeons, a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons and a member of the American Society of General Surgeons.

Dr. Torres is located at 311 W. Country Club Road. For more information, call 575-625-3400.

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