Dr. Grace Torres-Hodges is a board certified podiatric physician and surgeon who started Torres Hodges Podiatry in 2001. She transitioned to a direct care specialty practice in 2017. She completed her undergraduate studies at Vanderbilt University and was pursuing graduate studies in sports medicine at the US Sports Academy prior to podiatric medical school. Dr. Torres-Hodges received her podiatric medical degree from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine and completed her post-graduate training in podiatric medicine and surgery at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida. She maintains surgical staff privileges at her local hospitals as well as the Andrews Institute for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine.
She has shared her knowledge with the next generation of physicians teaching the medical students and residents at Florida State University College of Medicine and the USUHS programs at Eglin Air Force Base and Navy Hospital Pensacola as well as within the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Mentors Network (DPM Mentor Network). Dr. Torres-Hodges has been named a Top Doc by HealthTap Online and was named the 2020 recipient of the FPMA’s Podiatric Physician of the Year.
Dr. Torres-Hodges holds an executive MBA from the Quantic School of Business & Technology and promotes physician entrepreneurship. She is co-founder of D2P Medicus Consulting and remains a staunch advocate of preserving the doctor-patient relationship and the independent private practice of medicine. She has been featured on podcasts for Lean Frontiers, Healthcare Americana and the Benjamin Rush Institute and has been an invited panel member to Women in Leadership conferences.
Locally, Dr. Grace is still remembered in her hometown as a musician and cellist with the Pensacola Symphony and remains active with volunteer organizations in her community. She is proud of her family heritage, especially the traditions and values her physician parents taught her. She was honored to share their immigrant story as part of the compilation book Filipinos in New York City. Above all, her most treasured time is spent with her husband, son and daughter.