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Carlos N. Hernandez Torres MD, FAAFP


Anesthesiology, Pain Management
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Carlos N. Hernandez Torres MD, FAAFP

Anesthesiology, Pain Management
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Dr. Carlos Hernandez Torres is an Assistant Attending Physician in the Perioperative Pain Management Service at Hospital for Special Surgery. He is board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Family Medicine. Dr. Hernandez Torres provides evaluation and treatment of acute and chronic pain conditions related to the perioperative period.

He is a graduate of the New York Medical College Pain/Palliative Medicine fellowship program and the Southern New Mexico Family Medicine Residency Program where he served as chief resident in Las Cruces, New Mexico. He carries several years of experience as an attending physician in primary care, hospital medicine, inpatient hospice as well as inpatient palliative medicine consultation services. He obtained his medical degree from Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez.

Patient Stories

Appointments

Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College

Departments

Special Expertise

Cancer-related pain

Affiliations

American Academy of Family Physicians
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
American Academy of Pain Medicine

Languages

English, Spanish

Insurance Information


Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. You may have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits.

Education

Universidad Autonoma Ciudad Juarez, Juarez, Mexico, 2008

Internship

Southern New Mexico Family Medicine Residency Program, Las Cruces, NM, 2010

Residency

Southern New Mexico Family Medicine Residency Program, Las Cruces, NM, 2012

Fellowship

New York Medical College Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship, New York, NY, 2016

Certification

American Board of Family Medicine: Family Medicine
American Board of Family Medicine/Internal Medicine: Hospice and Palliative Medicine

State Licensure