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Dr. Omar L Torres Is this you?

About Dr. Omar L Torres

Dr. Omar L Torres, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New York, NY. He has 19 years of experience. His specialties include Dermatology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

38 Ratings with 16 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Omar L Torres is Good. Dr. Omar L Torres has been rated by 38 patients. From those 38 patients 16 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Omar L Torres is 3.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Cosmetic Surgery And Dermatology

117 E 18th St Frnt 1
New York, NY 10003
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Specialties

Dr. Omar L Torres has the following 1 specialty

  • Dermatology

    A dermatologist is a doctor who has extensive training and knowledge of the skin, scalp, hair and nails and treats conditions that affect those areas. These doctors will evaluate any abnormality, blemish or lesion on the skin in order to determine the cause and will determine a course of treatment.
    Dermatologists provide patients with full body scans in order to identify any signs that are indicative of an illness that requires treatment, such as skin cancer. These specialists may also provide cosmetic services, such as mole removal, scar diminishing treatments and even botox and face lifts.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Omar L Torres has the following 12 expertise

  • Skin Biopsy
  • Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery)
  • Excision
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Basal Cell
  • Melanoma
  • Mole
  • Skin Cancer
  • Rosacea
  • Actinic Keratosis

Dr. Omar L Torres has 0 board certified specialties

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Reviews

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One Star

Dr. Torres is quite likable and skilled. The practice, however, is a mess, and patients are being deceived. During my visits last year, when I was a "new patient", I actually had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Torres in person. This year, after being rescheduled 3 times (which delayed my dermatological examination for more than a month), I found out that I won't be seeing the doctor himself. Unfortunately, after the initial visit or two, they literally refer to you as a "follow up" (regardless of the reason for your appointment) and pass you over to his PA. It is particularly annoying and disrespectful that when you book an appointment, receptionists make an impression that you will be seeing the doctor. Only when you directly ask them multiple times, they would admit that, in fact, you will be seeing merely a PA. This seems to be a pattern at that place. The clinic is "hoarding patients", who rarely, if ever, see the doctor. This fact is not reflected on insurance claims, obviously... You get the picture. I learned my lesson and informed them that I won't be coming back again. The receptionists were not concerned about that at all. It seems that the clinic already accumulated a good number of patients, who don't mind these kind of shady practices. Lastly, the staff's demeanor is shockingly unprofessional, self-absorbed with their personal "life stories", inattentive, and loud. If you want to be "screened" and "examined" by PAs, by all means, go to Dr. Torres' clinic. If you happen to be a person like me, who prefers to be seen by actual doctors, stay away. Take your money, time, and your insurance elsewhere...

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Improve the staff attitude

The staff at the front desk could be nicer, They are not rude , but I wouldn't describe them as friendly either. All they are interested is how you'd you'd like to pay your copay. Dr Torres and the PAs are great.

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Great experience

I am surprised there are some negative reviews. I had Mohs surgery on my face and Dr. Taras and his staff could not have been nicer or more accommodating. I was very nervous but they did their best to calm me down and the procedure went very quickly without pain.

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Unprofessional

I spent an hour to see doctor, and when I did see him, he speaks to me while standing at the door trying to leave! I couldn't believe it. He was trying to rush out the door while not answering any of my questions thoroughly. I strongly advise others to go somewhere else.

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Just wanted to sell his product
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  • Education

    19 Years Experience

  • University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1999

  • St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Omar L Torres accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna NYC Community Plan
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
    • CDPHP PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HIP of NY
    • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • HealthFirst NY
    • Healthfirst NY HMO ABCD
  • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon BCBS OMNIA - TIER2
    • Horizon Direct Access
    • Horizon HMO
    • Horizon OMNIA
    • Horizon POS
    • Horizon PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Cosmetic Surgery And Dermatology, 117 E 18th St Frnt 1, New York, NY

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