Miriam Torres, MD, FACOGPhysician
- Obstetrics & Gynecology
Areas of Expertise
- Functional Medicine
- Gynecological Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Hormone Balancing
- Menopausal Care
- Preventative Medicine
- Weight Loss
Wayne State University – Hutzel Women’s Hospital
Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Texas Medical Branch
Doctor of Medicine
Texas Women’s University
Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry
Hospital Affiliated With
Baylor Medical Center at Frisco
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Fellow
University of Louisville
Dr. Miriam Torres grew up in Dallas, Texas, where she graduated from R.L Turner High School. She completed her undergraduate studies at Texas Women’s University, in Denton, Texas. She double majored in Chemistry and Biology in 1996. She attended medical school at University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. During her studies, she learned an appreciation for research and was awarded the Stejenovich Award 2000 – 2002. She graduated medical school in 2002 and started residency in Wayne State, Hutzel Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. She was nominated chief resident by her peers and attending’s in her last year of residency. Upon graduation, she was awarded the Sidney F. Bottoms M.D. Award for Excellence in Research and the Angela Y. Dourron M.D. Maimonides Award for compassionate patient care.
She started working at Henry Ford Hospital and later moved to Louisville, Kentucky as her husband was concluding his studies. In Louisville, Kentucky she worked at the University of Louisville as a clinical professor for two years but decided to move back home to Texas to be near family.
Dr. Torres then started working in a private setting where she was introduced to Functional Medicine. A different approach to traditional medicine that focuses on the prevention of disease. The more she learned about the use of natural supplements and lifestyle changes and their impact on disease prevention her interest grew. She feels that functional medicine is the key to making a difference in her patients in the hopes of improving the quality of life. She is currently working towards accreditation in Functional Medicine, with the hopes of offering patients a different perspective on health with a conservative approach with the goal of disease prevention in the hopes of providing women with a better quality of life as they age.
Her interests are preventative medicine, gynecological minimally invasive surgery, both laparoscopically and with Davinci robot, as well as menopausal care, hormone balancing, weight loss, exercise, colposcopy, and annual maintenance.
Dr. Torres is married to her college sweetheart and has four children. She is an advocate for children with special needs.
“The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.” – Bertrand Russell