Melissa Torres, DO, Joins BayCare Medical Group

January 04, 2017

Board Certified in Family Medicine

CLEARWATER, Fla., (January 4, 2017) – Board certified family physician Melissa Torres, DO, has joined BayCare Medical Group and is accepting new patients at Palm Harbor West Family Medicine, 2939 US Alt. 19, Palm Harbor.

Dr. Torres received her undergraduate degrees in biology and Spanish from Michigan State University in East Lansing. After earning her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Lakewood Ranch, Florida, Dr. Torres completed a family practice internship and residency at the University of California at San Diego.

Dr. Torres has a special interest in providing preventative healthcare aimed at adult, adolescent and pediatric patients. Her clinical interests include integrative and manipulative medicine, and she is pursuing certification in functional medicine.

She is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Osteopathic Association, the American Medical Association and the Florida Medical Association. Dr. Torres speaks fluent Spanish.

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For an appointment, call (727) 785-2298. 

About BayCare Medical Group
BayCare Medical Group is the largest multi-specialty physician group in the greater Tampa Bay area, with more than 500 providers and 45 specialties.   In 2014, HealthPoint Medical Group, Morton Plant Mease Primary Care and Specialists, St. Anthony’s Primary Care and Specialists and Suncoast Medical Clinic formed to become BayCare Medical Group.  In 2016, Winter Haven Hospital’s Family Health Centers and employed physician specialists, as well as Bartow Regional Medical Center’s employed physicians joined BayCare Medical Group. For more information, visit  

About BayCare Health System

BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 14 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at