John Torres

John Torres, MD

NBC News and MSNBC Senior Medical Correspondent

Dr. John Torres is a renowned emergency room physician with extensive international experience. He serves as an NBC News and MSNBC senior medical correspondent, reporting on a wide range of health-related issues across all of NBC’s broadcast, cable and digital platforms. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force, including a tour of duty in Iraq in 2004 with the Air National Guard. He teaches NATO Special Forces a combination of tactical combat casualty care, combat simulations, and medical leadership. And as a pilot, he has led rescue missions to the South Pole and set up medical care units in the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.