Dr. Andres Forero-Torres MD Hematologist

Dr. Andres Forero-Torres is a hematologist in Birmingham, Alabama. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including The Children's Hospital of Alabama and University of Alabama Hospital. He received his medical degree from Pontifical Xavierian University and has been in practice for 32 years. He is one of 14 doctors at The Children's Hospital of Alabama and one of 18 at University of Alabama Hospital who specialize in Hematology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Hospital Affiliation

The Children's Hospital of Alabama

University of Alabama Hospital
High performing in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

University of Alabama Medical Center
Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, 1988 - 1991

Pontifical Xavierian University
Class of 1982

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Brentuximab vedotin in patients aged 60 years or older with relapsed or refractory CD30-positive lymphomas: a retrospective evaluation of safety and efficacy.
Gopal, A. K.,Bartlett, N. L.,Forero-Torres, A.,Younes, A.,Chen, R.,Friedberg, J. W.,Matous, J. V.,Shustov, A. R.,Smith, S. E.,Zain, J.,O'Meara, M. M.,Fanale, M. A.

Effect of niclosamide on basal-like breast cancers.
LondoƱo-Joshi, A. I.,Arend, R. C.,Aristizabal, L.,Lu, W.,Samant, R. S.,Metge, B. J.,Hidalgo, B.,Grizzle, W. E.,Conner, M. B.,Forero-Torres, A.,Lobuglio, A. F.,Li, Y.,Buchsbaum, D. J.

Brentuximab vedotin does not cause clinically relevant QTc interval prolongation in patients with CD30-positive hematologic malignancies.
Han, T. H.,Chen, R.,Advani, R.,Berryman, R. B.,Smith, S. E.,Forero-Torres, A.,Rosenblatt, J. D.,Smith, M. R.,Zain, J.,Hunder, N. N.,Engert, A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • ODS Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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