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Francisco Torres, MD, Physical Medicine/Rehab, Clearwater, FL, Largo Medical Center

FranciscoMTorresMDFellowship in Musculoskeletal Medicine

Physical Medicine/Rehab Clearwater, FL

Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine (Non-Surgical)

Interventional Physiatrist

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Summary

  • Dr. Francisco Torres is a physiatrist in Clearwater, FL and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Largo Medical Center, Mease Countryside Hospital, Morton Plant Hospital, Tampa Community Hospital, and Morton Plant North Bay Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and has been in practice 31 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish. He specializes in pain medicine and sports medicine (non-surgical) and is experienced in physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain management, electrodiagnostic testing, musculoskeletal disorders, and age management.
  • Nutrition's impact on pain and obesity

    "Both pain and obesity can have a multitude of causes. Therefore, reducing pain and body weight should be approached in a multifactorial way; nutritionally, phy

    Non-judgmental empathy in the exam room

    "I think we all have an inclination-at least from time to time-to judge others. No matter how experienced, compassionate, and professional we are as physicians,

    Foreveryoung MD

    Foreveryoung is a state of mind as much as it is a wellness principle. When you're looking and feeling your physical best, you give your mind, your spirit and y

Education & Training

  • Louisiana State University
    Louisiana State UniversityFellowship, Pain Medicine, 1991
  • VA Caribbean Healthcare System
    VA Caribbean Healthcare SystemResidency, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1990
  • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
    University of Puerto Rico School of MedicineClass of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 1993 - 2025
  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 1990 - 2002
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pain Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • 2022 Doctors of the Year Tampa Style Magazine
  • Americas Most Honored Docotrs The American Registry, 2022
  • 2021 NPC Ultimate Muscle Men's Physique Masters 60+ First Place NPC, 2021
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • How technology is transforming medicine and making distance healing a reality  
    Francisco M. Torres, M.D., KevinMD, 1/8/2023
  • Not listening carefully to a vulnerable patient can become a matter of life or death  
    Francisco M. Torres, MD, KevinMD, 11/7/2022
  • We cannot ignore nutrition's impact on both pain and obesity  
    Francisco M. Torres, M.D., KevinMD.com, 10/9/2022
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Authored Content

  • How technology is transforming medicine and making distance healing a realityJanuary 2023
  • Not listening carefully to a vulnerable patient can become a matter of life or deathNovember 2022
  • We Cannot Ignore Nutrition’s Impact on Both Pain and ObesityOctober 2022
  • Epigenetics and the Psychology of Weight LossSeptember 2022
  • My Patient Wanted a 'Less Fit' DoctorAugust 2022
  • Why We Should Pay More Attention to Our IntuitionJune 2022
  • Dr. T's Drop the Fat CookbookDecember 2021
  • Dr. T's Drop the Fat Diet Weight Loss Program: 28 Day ChallengeJuly 2021
  • Telemedicine Does Not Absolve Us as DoctorsNovember 2020
  • Keep Kicking Frisco, KeepKicking: Letting Go of Fear, Anxiety and PanicSeptember 2020
  • Provocative Thoughts For Daily LivingSeptember 2018
  • Dr. T Drop The Fat DietSeptember 2015
  • 12 Practical Steps to a New You Forever without ArthritisMay 2015
  • 12 Practical Steps to a New You ForeverFebruary 2015
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Press Mentions

  • Nutrition’s Impact on Pain and Obesity [PODCAST]
    Nutrition’s Impact on Pain and Obesity [PODCAST]December 17th, 2022
  • How Your Doximity Colleagues Blow off Steam
    How Your Doximity Colleagues Blow off SteamJanuary 11th, 2022

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations