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Mercedes Torres M.D.

Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Emergency Medicine
Administrative Title: Assistant Director, Emergency Medicine, Mercy Medical Center
Location: 110 S. Paca Street, 6th Foor, Suite 200
Phone: (410) 328-8025
Phone: (410) 332-9477
Fax: (410) 328-8028

Research Interests:

- HIV Testing in the Emergency Department
- HIV/AIDS patient care in the ED
- Infectious diseases in the ED

Clinical Speciality:

Emergency Medicine


Torres M. HIV Screening in the Emergency Department. Clinics in Emergency Medicine. (in press, planned for May 2010).

Torres M and Moayedi S. Evaluation of the Acutely Dyspneic Patient. Clinics of Geriatric Medicine. May 2007.

Torres M and Mattu A. HIV/AIDS Emergencies. Rosen and Barkins 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult, Second Edition; Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, New York, 2006.

Moayedi S and Torres M. Avoiding Pitfalls and Improving Outcomes in Wound Care. Emergency Medicine: Avoiding the Pitfalls and Improving Outcomes; BMJ Blackwell Publishing, 2007.

Torres M and Moayedi S. Teaching Procedures: Beyond "See one, do one, teach one." Practical Teaching in Emergency Medicine; BMJ Blackwell Publishing, 2009.

Thoureen T and Torres M. Cutaneous Disorders Chapter Review Questions. Emergency Medicine Examination and Board Review; McGraw Hill Publishing (in press).