Dr. Lela R. Torres is a board-certified physician with over 12 years of experience specializing in Family Medicine. Dr. Torres earned her Doctorate degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine and completed her residency there as well. She is also a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Florida Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Board of Family Medicine. Dr. Torres understands how CenterWell’s comprehensive senior-centered healthcare model is beneficial to her senior patients. She knows it provides well-rounded quality care specialized in their individual needs and supports them with a Care Team that treats them as family. She emphasizes the importance of taking her time with each patient during their visits, to listen to their concerns and learn about their health needs and goals, while building long-term relationships with them and their families. Dr. Torres believes that this strengthens the patient-physician relationship while allowing her to develop a personalized treatment plan and better assist them in managing their health and conditions. She also encourages maintaining an honest and open line of communication with her patients, so that they can feel comfortable coming to her with any concerns as she supports them along their health journey. When she’s not at the office, Dr. Torres enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends.