Daniel Torres

Daniel Torres

Biography

Dr. Torres is a board-certified neurologist and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the NYU Langone Health. Dr. Torres received his undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts in Government. Following graduation, he spent two years as a Research Assistant at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and was involved in publications of several articles in peer reviewed journals. He obtained his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine, where he was granted a “Medical Student Leadership Award” from the Latino Mental Health Conference, and completed his internship at the New York Downtown Hospital. He returned to New York University for his neurology residency, where he was named Neurology Chief Resident and granted the “Award for Leadership” from the Department Chair. He remained at New York University to complete his fellowship in neurophysiology with an EMG concentration, and joined the NYU Neurology Faculty Group Practice following the completion of his fellowship in August 2015.  At NYU, Dr Torres has developed expertise in the treatment of patients with concussion and mild traumatic brain injury.  He represents the department of Neurology as a Co-director of the NYU Concussion Center. He is involved in teaching, system optimization, quality improvement, and focuses most on patient care.  He has an upcoming book from Oxford University Press: “Concussion: What do I do now?” written with colleagues Brian Hainline and Lindsay Gurin.