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Dr. Michael R Torkelson Is this you?

About Dr. Michael R Torkelson

Dr. Michael R Torkelson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Bluffton, SC, with another office in Savannah, GA. He has 26 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

10 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael R Torkelson is Good. Dr. Michael R Torkelson has been rated by 10 patients. From those 10 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Michael R Torkelson is 3.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Saint Joseph Candler Immediate Care

3 Progressive St
Bluffton, SC 29910
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Gea Immediate Care Center

361 Commercial Dr
Savannah, GA 31406
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Specialties

Dr. Michael R Torkelson has the following 1 specialty

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Michael R Torkelson has the following 7 expertise

  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Loss (non-surgical)
  • Influenza
  • Family Planning
  • Contraception
  • Immunization
  • Check-up

Dr. Michael R Torkelson has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Michael R Torkelson is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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One of the worst

He doesn't care what you say he only talks about what he want. He talked to me about 10 minutes kaiser permanente web site problems. Even he did not say what is my health problem.

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Five Stars

Dr. Torkelson is the most honest, straight forward doctor I have ever been to.

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Not the best, but he will do

I am a relatively healthy patient, take care of myself, but I still feel that I need to go the the physician yearly for an annual physicial exam to get blood work, etc. Dr. Torkelson was not really very interested in my family history, he would rather talk about himself and his adventures. I don't want/need a physician to be chatty. I want someone to be thorough, efficient, senstive and knowledgeable. He is loud and you can hear the conversations that he is having with other patients throughout the entire clinic- this is not good entertainment while waiting. Overall, I guess what do you expect to find in Paw Paw, WV??? Seriously

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former patient

dr.michael torkelson does have a brain but depends on certain staff to do most of his job for him he is not good at listening to patients rather talk about himself 3/4 of the patients visit he has had to be reminded by staff to take care of issues with patients staff errors noted very poor bedside manner he thinks he is god and that he is right about everything doesnt d o a good followup or regular labs doesnt want to hear the patients ideas on their own health issues predjudice noted he is god and everyone is to bow to him and accept what he says a very loud man no consideration for privacy doesnt admit he is wrong changes subject and tells stories of his life and problems and has no compassion

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this man does not care about people,only money

unless it is a band aid you need.he will not care,he puts himself first,while allowing his people to suffer in pain.

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  • Education

    26 Years Experience

  • Sanford School Of Medicine The University Of South Dakota

    Graduated in 1992

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Michael R Torkelson accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Open Access POS Alternate Network
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS South Carolina
    • BCBS South Carolina

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