Dr. Grace Torres-Hodges grew up in New York but calls Pensacola home. She graduated from Pensacola Catholic High School and completed her undergraduate studies at Vanderbilt University. While pursuing graduate studies in sports medicine at the United States Sports Academy, she was accepted to the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Torres-Hodges was a FPME scholarship student and recipient of the Peer Award for the Fellow Student who Most Advanced Podiatric Medicine. At graduation, she was inducted into Pi Mu Delta and was recognized with the Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Leadership. Dr. Torres-Hodges completed residencies in both podiatric medicine and podiatric surgery at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida. This offered a unique opportunity as the only surgical residents at the facility to work with and directly under other surgical specialties including orthopedic, general, vascular, and plastic/reconstructive. Dr. Torres-Hodges has integrated that diverse background knowledge base to help her patients understand the relationship of their feet to the rest of the body. She specializes in all aspects of podiatry ranging from conservative to surgical treatments.
Grace Torres-Hodges, DPM, FACFAOM, FAPWCA
Board Certified Podiatrist
Affiliated with Baptist Hospital, Gulf Breeze Hospital, Sacred Heart Hospital and the Andrews Institute of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Medicine
Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine
Fellow, American Professional Wound Care Association
Podiatry Fellow, Council on Nail Disorders
Member, American College of Foot & Ankle Pediatrics
Member, American Society of Laser Medicine & Surgery
She is recognized as a U.S. Top Doctor by HealthTap as one of the world's best and most helpful online and mobile medical experts. Dr. Torres-Hodges is a staunch advocate of preserving the doctor-patient relationship. She is a proponent of free market medicine and can be followed as @drgracedpm on social media networks.
Dr. Grace is still remembered locally as a cellist and former member of the Pensacola Symphony and Okaloosa Symphony Orchestras. She has been a member of local non-profit organizations including Pensacola Bay Impact100, American Diabetes Association, and the Anna Tringas Legacy Fund. She is a former martial arts instructor and nationally ranked competitor with NASKA. In addition to music and martial arts, she stays active in her church and enjoys travel, but most of all, she and her husband treasure family time with their two children.
OUR LADY OF ANGELS - SAINT JOSEPH'S MEDICAL CLINIC
The clinic provides screening for people without medical insurances and the homeless . There is a requirement on their household income. The mission of the clinic is to provide health care, medication and educational services to the needy.
Dr. Torres-Hodges has shared her knowledge with the next generation of physicians as adjunct faculty to the medical students and residents at the Florida State University College of Medicine, Uniformed Services University - Eglin AFB and Navy Hospital-Pensacola. She has been an invited speaker at national conferences on subspecialty topics of podopediatrics, diabetes and integrating technologies into private practice. She is a featured speaker for Get Healthy Pensacola. She enjoys the opportunity to teach directly to her patients in the exam room as well as to both professional and public audiences through her lectures, journal articles, appearances on television and question/answer columns.