Dr. Alfonso Torquati MD Surgeon

Dr. Alfonso Torquati is a surgeon in Durham, North Carolina and is affiliated with Duke University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Other and has been in practice for 13 years. Dr. Torquati accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 168 doctors at Duke University Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Bariatric

Clinical Interests: Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus, Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures

Hospital Affiliation

Duke University Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Oregon Health & Science University
Residency, General Surgery, 1996 - 2000

Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

NC State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Selection and Medical Management of Weight Loss Surgery Patients
2013 6 15

Postprandial Metabolite Profiles Reveal Differential Nutrient Handling After Bariatric Surgery Compared With Matched Caloric Restriction.
Khoo, C. M.,Muehlbauer, M. J.,Stevens, R. D.,Pamuklar, Z.,Chen, J.,Newgard, C. B.,Torquati, A.

Effects of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass or Diabetes Support and Education on Insulin Sensitivity and Insulin Secretion in Morbidly Obese Patients With Type 2 Diabetes.
Khoo, C. M.,Chen, J.,Pamuklar, Z.,Torquati, A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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