- Obstetrics and Gynecology
Areas of Interest
abnormal bleeding, abnormal pap smears, well woman care, hysteroscopy and pregnancy
- Northwestern University Medical School, Doctor of Medicine
- John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Carmelita Torres, M.D., specializes in all areas of obstetrics and gynecology, and treats a broad range of women’s health issues in patients of all ages. She has special interests in abnormal bleeding, abnormal pap smears, well woman care, hysteroscopy and pregnancy.
Dr. Torres’ philosophy of care is based on giving patients the same level of understanding, concern and respect that she would wish to receive. "I believe in partnering with patients through all stages of life to give optimum care through communication and education."
Dr. Torres comes to PMG with 14 years of experience as an obstetrician and gynecologist. She graduated from the Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago and completed her residency at John A. Burns School of Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology in Honolulu, HI.
Dr. Torres’ office is located in the Palos Primary Care Center, 15300 West Avenue, Suite 203 East, Orland Park. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact Palos Medical Group at (708) 590-5304
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My name is Carmelita Torres, and I’m an obstetrician gynecologist.
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Doctor meeting with patient:
I became a doctor because I really wanted to make a difference. I get to take care of women when they’re younger and as they transition and go through having babies
and then menopause. Um, I think it’s a really fun part of my job. I get to see women throughout their lives and help through each phase
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of their lives. I truly feel that women need to be educated about their health and I want to be their partner in that so
I would like to explain things to patients in a way that they can understand and I want them to tell me that they understand what we’re talking about, and I just want to be their partner in the decisions they they’re going to make for their own health care.
Treating Patients of All Ages on screen:
Women should start seeing an obstetrician when they have issues, so I usually tell people that
Doctor meeting with patient:
21 is when we start doing screening exams such as pap smears. I see girls younger than 21 sometimes if they have issues with their periods, um, painful periods, any of those, um, problems. One thing that I really, uh, love seeing is now--being in practice for
as long as I have--is seeing my patients come back with their daughters and now I’m seeing their daughters in the office as well and taking care
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of them. I practice here because this is where I grew up. I grew up in
Tinley Park. The only time I left was to go to college at U of I, Northwestern for medical
Doctor talking with patient:
school and then Hawaii for residency, and then I decided to come back.
Doctor talking with other doctors:
I wanted to be close to family, and this is pretty much what I know, so I’m pretty much a Midwest girl.
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Carmelita Torres, MD
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