Alejandro Torres, MD

Board Certifications: 
Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children

Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization, Interventional Cardiology, Congenital Heart Disease, Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD), Percutaneous Valve Interventions, Pulmonary Valve Replacement, Transcatheter Atrial Septal Defect

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Director, Pediatric Catheterization Laboratory

Dr Alejandro J. Torres was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and graduated from the National University of Córdoba, Argentina in 1991. He completed a residency in adult cardiology at Hospital Privado de Comunidad, Mar del Plata, Argentina. He came to the US in 1996 where he trained in Pediatric Cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY and completed his senior fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at Children’s Hospital New York-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center where he has remained as a faculty attending. Dr Torres is the Director of the Pediatric Catheterization Laboratory and holds the position of Associate Professor in Pediatrics. He performs all types of transcatheter interventions in children and adult patients with congenital heart disease. He has published multiple peer-reviewed articles and co-authored several chapters in cardiovascular textbooks. Dr Torres has been an investigator for multicenter trials. He has been part of several medical missions and performed transcatheter procedures all over the world, including Greece, Dominican Republic, Cambodia, China, Senegal and India.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • Komansky Center for Children's Health
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Male

Schedule an Appointment

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:
212-305-6069

Location(s)

CUMC/NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
3959 Broadway
New York, NY 10032
Primary

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care-Hudson Health Plan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

TRICARE

  • TRICARE

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba (Argentina)
  • Residency: Medical College of Virginia Hospitals
  • Fellowship: Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatrics

Research