Dr. Torres is the Chief Medical Officer for True Health New Mexico. With over 20 years of experience in clinical, administrative, and supervisory positions in the healthcare industry, Dr. Torres plays an integral role in the development of the overall business strategy and direction of the organization. He leads the organization’s clinical vision and oversees the Medical Management, Provider Network, Analytics, and Quality divisions to help ensure True Health New Mexico’s delivery of affordable, quality healthcare services.
Before his current position, Dr. Torres was the Senior Medical Director for True Health New Mexico. Prior to that, Dr. Torres served as the Medical Director for First Nations Community Healthsource, where he supervised clinical operations, quality improvement, and practice transformation to team-based care. As a family physician, Dr. Torres practiced in various settings including Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Federally Qualified Community Health Centers, Indian Health Services, and as an Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico, where he also did clinical research and instructed residents and medical students.
Dr. Torres is a board-certified physician and earned his medical degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. He also holds an undergraduate degree in psychology/neuroscience from Williams College. Dr. Torres has received awards for his involvement in projects on quality improvement, innovation, and collaboration, and is a certified as a physician executive (CPE) by the Commission in Medical Management. He has also served as a board member or representative of various health collaborations including the Coalition for Health Care Value, the New Mexico Primary Care Association, and the New Mexico Medical Society, among others.