Meet Dr. Torres

William D. Torres, MD has practiced medicine in Richmond, VA for the last 31 years. Dr. Torres is a graduate of Brown University in Providence, RI with a degree in Biology. He earned his medical degree from Brown University Medical School in 1983 and pursued General Surgery/Trauma Internship and Residency training at the Medical College of Virginia (MCV).

Dr. Torres then transitioned to a 15 year career in Emergency Medicine as a Staff Physician at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital in Richmond, VA. During this time, he earned Board Certification in Emergency Medicine and served for several years as an Oral Board Medical Examiner for the Board of Certification in Emergency Medicine for the purpose of assisting to properly certify emergency medicine physicians.

Dr. Torres has dedicated the last 14 years of his medical career to training for, developing and building up a specialty practice in Aesthetic Medicine, Cosmetic Surgery, Laser Surgery and Phlebology.

The Aesthetic Medicine practice includes wrinkle removal with Botox® Cosmetic and Restylane® treatments, permanent laser hair removal and the use of lasers to beautify the skin. Mole & Skin Tag Removal, SILK™Peel Dermalinfusion™ Microdermabrasion and Pellevé® Dual Radiowave Technology for Skin Tightening are also available. Prescription strength skin care products (Obagi® Nu-Derm Skin Restoration System) are also used alone or to compliment other treatments.

The Cosmetic Surgery practice is the Advanced Body Contouring portion of the practice.  One of the tools used for Body Reshaping is the VASER® Lipo LipoSelection® System which uses ultrasound energy. The other tool is the LipoTherme Laser for Lipo Body Reshaping and Skin Tightening using laser energy.

The Laser Surgery practice encompasses Cosmetic/Aesthetic Laser procedures to include permanent laser hair removal and laser removal of vascular lesions/veins with the Cutera® CoolGlide® Laser.

The practice of Phlebology involves the study and treatment of Venous Diseases, including varicose veins, reticular veins, spider veins and vascular lesions. Dr. Torres uses Sclerotherapy for vein removal of small and larger veins on the legs, ankles and feet.  The Cutera® CoolGlide® Laser is used for vein removal on the face, neck, chest, back, abdomen, arms and hands.

Dr. Torres is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, American Society of Lipo-Suction Surgery, American College of Phlebology and the Richmond Academy of Medicine. Dr. Torres is also a Certified Massage Therapist, providing therapeutic, relaxation and pregnancy full body massage, specializing in chair massage.

Dr. Torres’ philosophy of medical care is to provide personalized attention to every aspect of each patient’s care. He believes in spending the extra time needed to address each and every patient’s needs. Dr. Torres is personally involved in every aspect of your care in this combined Aesthetic and Phlebology practice.

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