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Department Otolaryngology
Primary Location Independence Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English, Filipino
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Adult General Otolaryngology
  • Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • General Otolaryngology
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Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2012

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Head & Neck Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
1982

Residency - Saint Luke's Medical Center
Otolaryngology
Cleveland, OH USA
1981

Internship - Trinitas Hospital
Rotating
Elizabeth, NJ USA
1977

Medical Education - University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine & Surgery
M.D.
Manila, Philippines
1973

Undergraduate - University of Santo Tomas
Manila,
1969

Certifications

  • Otolaryngology

Specialty Interests

Pediatric and adult ear, Nose and throat disorders Head and Neck Tumor Surgery, Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) Implantation for Depression and Seizures

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 3/5/2020, Dr. Flores has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

172 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

33 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

doctor did not rush, listened to my concerns, seemed thorough.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

my experience w/dr.flores was an over-all good visit.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

Dr.Flores is the best.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

this comment isn't really reflected anywhere in the comments but honestly I feel like this whole visit was a waste of time and money (for me). I had a CT scan and the Dr's office contacted me to schedule a follow up that Dr Flores wanted to have. Once we got connected to the video conf. Dr. Flores said there was nothing on the CT and to continue the things we spoke about in my previous visit. This could have been done via MyChart message or email and shouldn't require a 35 dollar copay to tell me everything was good. had I requested the follow up, I understand the need for the copay. In this instance, it felt like an unnecessary visit.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Dr. Flores and staff are always professional & thorough. I am a returning patient.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

pleasant experience. Dr. Flores very professional and caring

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

excellent experienced physician

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

Dr. Toribio C. Flores, MD is extremely excellent.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

The whole experience was a very pleasing and welcoming hospital visit. from the location, the downstairs nurse was so nice and pleasant, the building appear clean and was quiet. There are computers downstairs to check in once your there which is, great. once up stairs, the waiting area was very clean and felt like I was waiting in my own personal living room. from waiting there a very short period of time, the hospital and waiting room appear to be very clean and well kept. the receptionist, whom I can't remember her name. ( or registration clerk). was the best experience I ever had. smooth, professional and easy to deal with. she also multitask well. she even looked up and acknowledge patients waiting for her to let you know, she would be with you and one moment. ( if she was on the phone). she even wrote on paper and signal me over to day, how can I help you, while helping someone at the same time. I was able to write down my message and she not only took the message, she followed up with me to make sure it was correct. once inside my room, it appeared to be clean, the nurse was nice. The Dr. was nice and made me feel welcome. I have made another appointment to go back for other hospital needs. I rate them excellent, for this particular visit. from the beginning to end.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

The staff of Dr. Flores are very nice and really do try to help - they are very personable which makes the experience that much better. They make me feel as though they really do care about me. That is very important.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Dr. Flores is EXCELLENT. We would not want another doctor as he is the BEST.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

*Dr. Flores is so good!! We wouldn't want any other doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Dr.Flores is very knowledgeable and has the experience, he just doesn't talk much. Not clear on his answers. Very abrupt and I feel awkward to ask the questions.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Dr Torino C Flores MD. Was the best doctor in many years. Very professional, and knowledge in his field. And no pain. Rate Dr. Flores 100 % I will return in one year!

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

I recommend Dr. Flores to all my friends.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

Dr. Torres is very thorough and makes you feel relaxed. He listens intently.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

great doctor makes you feel at ease. office staff good as well.

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

it was a good experience. Doc was thorough, and polite.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2020

Dr. Flores was exceptional in his approach to my situation. I was able to feel immediate relief. He answered all my questions and was very professional. I hope to keep him on an ongoing basis as my ENT.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2020

Dr. Flores was thorough and timely. Although the appointment did not take long, we discussed other options in terms of testing due to phase of life. I would like to make him my primary ENT.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

I was very happy with Dr. Flores. He was patient, kind and I felt safe.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

I would highly recommend Dr. Flores

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2020

Dr. Flores is outstanding. He is "old School'" Took the time to listen explain and recommend. Great bed side manner! Great Doctor!

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Dr. Flores is very professional, knowledgeable, and experienced.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Care Provider, courteous, respectful and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

i had great care by Dr Toribio and his staff. they were all very courteous and caring.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

Dr. is very patient and listens well.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Dr Flores was very kind and gentle. the doctor made sure all bases were covered in his expertise. very through and answered all questions respectfully. my first visit, very impressed

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

dr Flores is excellent. he is the reason I chose Oscar insurance.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

after he arrived he seemed rushed. he began performing services and asking questions but didn't explain what he was doing. he had another doctor come in and offer an opinion and observation again not explaining what was happening.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

Dr. Florio is EXCELLENT! Thank you!

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2020

Dr. Flores is an excellent doctor. Hope to have him as my doctor for many years to come.

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019

wonderful doctor very interested in my well being

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