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Mercedes Torres, MD

Academic Title:

Clinical Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Emergency Medicine

Administrative Title:

Assistant Director, Emergency Medicine, Mercy Medical Center

Location:

110 S. Paca Street, 6th Foor, Suite 200

Phone (Primary):

(410) 328-8025

Phone (Secondary):

(410) 332-9477

Fax:

(410) 328-8028

Education and Training

Undergraduate: Princeton University, B.A. in Anthropology, 1998

Graduate: University of Pennsylvania Perlman School of Medicine, M.D., 2004

Residency: University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine 2004-2007

Biosketch

Mercedes Torres, MD is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine, and has served as the Assistant Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine at Mercy Medical Center since 2009.  Dr. Torres earned her undergraduate degree in Cultural Anthropology from Princeton University in 1998.  She received her MD from the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine in 2004.  She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland in 2007 and has been a faculty member of the University of Maryland, School of Medicine and attending physician at Mercy Medical Center since that time.  Her academic interests include infectious diseases, ED administration and social outreach to underserved communities. 

Research/Clinical Keywords

Emergent Infectious Diseases, Emergency Department Administration, Medically Underserved

Highlighted Publications

Torres M and Chin R, editors.  HIV in the Emergency Department.  Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America. May 2010.

Moayedi S and Torres M. Systemic Infectious Disorders. In: Rivers C. Preparing for the Written Board Exam in Emergency Medicine, Seventh Edition. Columbus, Ohio American College of Emergency Physicians, January 2014.

Moayedi S and Torres M. Cardiac Disease in Special Populations: HIV, Pregnancy, and Cancer. In: Mattu A, Brady WJ, Bresler MJ, Silvers SM, Stahmer SA, Tabas JA, editors.  Cardiovascular Emergencies. Dallas, American College of Emergency Physicians, October 2014.

Torres M, Hansen KH and Jerrard D. Ebola: A Review for Emergency Providers. Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America.  May 2015, 33(2):e1-e18.

Pham TV and Torres M.  HIV Related Heart Disease. Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America. August 2015, 33(3):613-622.

Torres M and Moayedi S. Dyspnea in the Elderly. In: Mattu A, Grossman S and Rosen P, editors. Geriatric Emergencies: A Discussion-Based Review. Wiley-Blackwell, July 2016, 139-151.