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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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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 4/29/2021, 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

188 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

43 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 19, 2021

Dr. Flores always treats me as an individual and treats me as such. He is the BEST in his field.

Reviewed on May 19, 2021

Wish every medical student could take lessons in knowledge and empathy from Dr. Torbio Flores.

Reviewed on May 14, 2021

I've always been comfortable with dr Flores

Reviewed on May 7, 2021

Dr Flores listens, is very considerate, and very knowledgeable

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

As always I had a very good experience with Dr. Flores. Also with Frances McCracken, the nurse who took my information. They were kind, courteous, thoughtful and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

Dr. Flores is excellent and shows interest in his patients. He always answers questions.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2021

Dr Flores is the most caring physician I have seen.He cares for each and everyone of his patients with his full attention.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2021

Dr Flores was excellent

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

Dr Flores is Always Very Professional, Polite, Thorough, Courteous, Detailed & Understanding.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2021

Excellent doctor - excellent in every way and punctual!

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2021

Dr. Flores was able to restore full hearing in left ear by removing excess earwax. He also cleaned right ear of earwax, and informed me to return regularly every 6 months to clean ears of earwax.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2021

Having had a childhood of constant earaches and ear infections, I appreciate that Dr. Flores is very caring and helpful in taking care of my ears, nose, and throat.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021

Dr Flores was very professional and cordial at the same time. I plan on seeing him again when ever I need help.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2021

I have always recommended Dr. Flores

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2021

Dr. Flores wasted no time in identifying my problem and went right to fixing it. I guess I would have just liked him to give me some warning about what I was going to go through. The procedure itself was pretty painful at times. Had I been warned to brace myself or something it would have put my mind at ease that the doc recognized I was going to experience some short term pain. He also didn't say anything about not moving during the procedure, which I'm guessing if I did it could have caused further injury?

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2021

I have already recommended Dr. Flores to people.

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2021

Dr. Flores always listens to my concerns and symptoms. He always examines my sinuses carefully. He takes me seriously.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

Dr. Flores always listens to me even when I have symptoms that sound out of the norm. He listens to the full story and does not discount what I am experiencing and gives me a diagnosis. I wish all doctors were like him.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

Dr. Flores was EXCELLENT. He did a great job. I came unable to hear out of my right ear. I left hearing out of both ears. Mission accomplished. I am greatly please and satisfied and plan to return next year.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

I will definitely recommend Dr. Flores and the Clinic to others. Dr. Flores gave me helpful tips to take care of my ear to avoid infections. I appreciated that. I didn't know that I should have my ears checked on a yearly basis, but he recommended it and I will. it makes a difference. Thank you.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2021

provider was very caring and concerned.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

Dr. T Flores is a excellent doctor who takes care of my concerns. May God bless everyone.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

he has always been a kind & caring provider.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

Dr. Flores always takes time to listen, as well as ask necessary questions. I am very confident in the care I receive from him. He is personable, as well. I truly like him.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2020

Positive experience-staff & doctor friendly & professional

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2020

First visit with doctor was very impressed

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.

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