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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Andres Forero-Torres is Good. Dr. Forero-Torres has been reviewed by 24 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 3.6

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Bone Marrow and Lymphatic Tissue Cancer (Hematologic Neoplasm)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Chronic B-Cell Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma

Education & Awards

Dr. Forero-Torres graduated from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Santa Fe De Bogota. He has 5 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2012 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2009, 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2010)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2011)
On-Time Doctor Award (2009)


Dr. Forero-Torres has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Uab Highlands 
  • UAB Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Andres Forero-Torres MD is a male Internist, has 29 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine.
Where does Dr. Andres Forero-Torres practice?
Dr. Andres Forero-Torres has 4 office locations.
Dr. Andres Forero-Torres practices Internal Medicine near Birmingham, AL.
See Birmingham Internists.