Mary Alice Alfano-torresDirector | Tampa, Florida
Mary Alfano-Torres, MD, has been caring for patients for more than 35 years, and has dedicated the last 12 years of her career to delivering quality Palliative Care services to patients facing complex and complicated medical conditions. As medical director of Chapters Health Palliative Care, Dr. Alfano-Torres provides Palliative Care consultations at area hospitals and nursing homes, meeting with seriously ill patients and their loved ones. She manages their complex symptoms and discusses the illnesses they are facing, offering guidance and helping them put in place realistic plans of care as they move forward.
Dr. Alfano-Torres joined Chapters Health Palliative Care in 2013. Previously, she was the Palliative Care Department medical director at Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola, Florida. Dr. Alfano-Torres also held positions with the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care in Buffalo, New York, including attending physician and director of the Palliative Care Consultation Service and medical director of the Hospice Inpatient Unit. Dr. Alfano-Torres has also dedicated time to educating future physicians. She held faculty positions at the State University of New York at Buffalo and Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.