A neurologist is a medical doctor with specialized training in diagnosing, treating, and managing disorders of the brain and nervous system including strokes, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, migraine, epilepsy, peripheral neuropathy amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), concussion and multiple sclerosis.

 

Atlantic Clinic

Dr. Ángela Torres

Dr. Ángela Torres is a Spanish-trained neurologist.

Languages

English: good
Spanish: native speaker

Qualifications and memberships

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, University of Granada, 2010
Spanish qualification of specialist in Neurology, 2015
Master in Tissue Engineering, 2014
Colegio de Médicos de Granada, nº 181811148
Partner of the Spanish Society of Neurology (SEN), 2012

 Common symptoms consulted

Headaches (migraines, tension headaches, etc.)
Neuropathic pain
Dizziness, vertigo, instability when walking
Transient changes in consciousness (syncope, epileptic seizures, confusion, amnesia, etc.)
Deficit or failure of memory and other higher functions (such as language, attention-concentration, and time-space orientation)
Tremors, tics, or muscle spasms
Loss of strength in extremities
Certain vision problems (double vision, loss of vision, etc.)

Frequently treated conditions

Headaches
Cognitive impairment/dementia (Alzheimer, vascular dementia, etc.)
Epilepsy
Parkinson’s disease
Multiple sclerosis
Ischemic / hemorrhagic stroke
Cranioencephalic trauma

Training and background

Dra. Torres studied medicine at the University of Granada from 2004 to graduating in 2010.

In 2011, she passed the MIR exam and underwent training as a specialist in Neurology at the Virgen de las Nieves Hospital (Granada), obtaining the specialist qualification in 2015, with external rotation at the Vall d´Hebron Hospital at the Multiple Sclerosis Center of Catalonia. (Cemcat) in 2014.

She completed her training with a master’s degree in Tissue Engineering at the University of Granada (2014).

She has worked as a neurologist in Andalusia’s National Health System for 2 years before working in the private sector in various centers since 2015, developing her activity in general consultation care of Neurology, management of hospitalized patients and neurological emergencies.

She has been working at Atlantic Clinic since October 2019.