Dr. Grace Torres-Hodges is a board certified podiatrist and has been in her own independent solo practice since 2001. Watch Now! She is on the surgical staff at Baptist, Gulf Breeze and Sacred Heart Hospitals as well as the Andrews Institute of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. She completed her undergraduate studies at Vanderbilt University and was pursuing graduate studies in sports medicine at the United States Sports Academy prior to medical school. Dr. Torres-Hodges was an FPME scholarship student and received her medical degree from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. She was recipient of the Peer Award for the Fellow Student who Most Advanced Podiatric Medicine and awarded the Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Leadership. Dr. Torres-Hodges completed her post graduate residency training in both podiatric medicine and podiatric surgery at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida.
Dr. Torres-Hodges has been sharing her knowledge with the next generation of physicians as faculty to the medical students and residents at the Florida State University College of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences – Eglin AFB and Navy Hospital-Pensacola. She has been an invited speaker at national conferences, is a featured speaker for Get Healthy Pensacola, and offers insights to foot health in articles that have been featured in numerous regional and national publications. She is a staunch advocate of preserving the doctor-patient relationship and the independent private practice of medicine. As an advocate for physician entrepreneurship, Dr. Torres-Hodges was a featured panel member in the UWF Women in Leadership Conference and can be followed online @drgracedpm on social media.