Nina L. Torkelson, MD

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Location

2222 Benwood St.
Harlingen, TX 78550

Phone: (956) 389-2440
Fax: (956) 389-2439

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.8 out of 5
93 Ratings
58 Comments

Medical School:
University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX
Residency:
Family Practice Residency at the Family Baptist Medical Center, Harlingen, TX

Special Interests:
Dr. Torkelson specializes in family medicine. She treats patients of all ages with both acute and chronic medical illnesses. She serves as a family physician and faculty member for the Valley Baptist Family Practice Residency Program. Dr. Torkelson is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Texas Academy of Family Physicians.

Pediatric Services:

  • Newborn care
  • Pediatrics
  • Immunizations
  • Physicals
  • Childhood illnesses
  • Minor injuries
  • Sports medicine – athletic injuries

Adult Services:

  • Preventative medicine
  • Pregnancy, labor and delivery
  • Diabetes management
  • Heart disease
  • Annual physicals
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Other chronic conditions
  • Minor injuries

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
4.8
Provider showed concern
4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
Provider explained things clearly
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
Provider included you in decisions
4.8
Patients' confidence in CP
4.8
Likelihood of recommending this provider

Comments

Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Mar 26, 2022
Dr. Torkelson is very kind and caring
Mar 10, 2022
All great
Mar 10, 2022
Good
Mar 8, 2022
Great nursing staff
Mar 8, 2022
Dr Torkelson is an excellent doctor!
Feb 26, 2022
We love VBMC Family Residency Clinic!!!
Feb 17, 2022
A very uplifting and fun person made the appointment for me.
Feb 17, 2022
I have been seeing this doctor for many years and have always been happy with her care.
Jan 3, 2022
Keep up your great work
Jan 3, 2022
Awesome, keep up the great work.
Jan 3, 2022
Drs, Nurses, & Staff keep doing a great at what you do.
Dec 28, 2021
N/A
Dec 22, 2021
She was absolutely excellent at drawing blood one of the best
Dec 22, 2021
I am very happy that I was able to be seen and know sometimes things happen that can not be avoided. We have never had to wait before so we know this was unusual
Dec 17, 2021
Always great courtesy and professionalism.
Dec 15, 2021
Good
Dec 11, 2021
Exelent
Dec 10, 2021
The registration staff is very friendly and helpful
Dec 10, 2021
I have used this clinic for many years. Except for a minor complaint over 20 years ago, I have been very pleased with the care I have received.
Nov 18, 2021
Took vital signs and told me doctor will be in to see me.
Nov 18, 2021
Dr. Is very patient with me that I can talk to her about other concerns beside my health.
Nov 18, 2021
Appointment at 10:30 arrived at clinic about 10:15 in to exam room about 5 minutes after, in exam room for about 20 - 30 minutes and left clinic maybe about 11:30.
Sep 16, 2021
The nursing assistants are ALL exemplary.
Sep 16, 2021
Dr. Torkelson is an exemplary physician.Well suited to her profession.
Sep 16, 2021
Dr. Torkelson and the clinical staff are excellent. The fron desk requires improvement.
Sep 15, 2021
My visit was a drive through Dr visit.Dr, Nina and staff are extremely kind, caring and were such an emotional support for me.
Sep 15, 2021
Dr. Nina listened to my concerns, comforted me with inspirational words when I got emotional, explained to me what my treatment would be and what I needed to do to make a full recovery.
Sep 15, 2021
Very kind and caring staff
Sep 15, 2021
I often tell others that I continue to come to VBMC Family Practice because of the kind and caring support staff.
Sep 15, 2021
Considering the circumstances with many people being ill and getting tested one needs to be prepared for a little longer wait time. Totally understandable.
Aug 26, 2021
Good, very friendly and professional.
Aug 26, 2021
I love my doctor.
Aug 26, 2021
Good, very friendly and professional.
Aug 26, 2021
Very friendly.
Aug 26, 2021
Excellent service.
Aug 24, 2021
Dr did apologize for the wait- it was not her problem - something with the front desk
Aug 22, 2021
Friendly and warm reception
Aug 22, 2021
Care provider made me feel very comfortable, and paid attention to all my concerns
Aug 11, 2021
Everyone there is so kind and caring
Aug 11, 2021
Always a good experience
Aug 11, 2021
Dr Nina Torkelson is a wonderful caring person
Aug 11, 2021
Everyone there is amazing
Aug 11, 2021
Always tell everyone they should go there
Aug 11, 2021
Always a good experience
Aug 3, 2021
I'm sorry I do not know her name, but she was very kind and informative.
Aug 3, 2021
It was a good experience. The technician who did my scan was also very kind and clear in his explanations and instructions.
Aug 3, 2021
The nurse that took me to the exam room told me Dr Torkelson was with a patient, then would come to me. When Dr Torkelson finished she apologized for the delay, but it was less delay than usual AND I was kept informed. Thank you!!
Aug 1, 2021
Family practice has highly professional employees & service
Aug 1, 2021
Good service
Aug 1, 2021
Family practice providers are highly professional, educational & courteous
Aug 1, 2021
Good service
Aug 1, 2021
Good work
Jul 1, 2021
Nina was great and had some really good ideas for my shoulder!
Jun 11, 2021
Dr. Torkelson is very thorough and attentive to my concerns. Since my bloodwork had already been done, went through my results and discussed course of action needed. She went through my medications and ordered refills that I needed. Dr. Torkelson is a blessing to me.
May 26, 2021
The friendliness was very good
May 26, 2021
The care and the explanation she gave me was great
May 26, 2021
My experience here with the staff and nurses and doctors was great
May 26, 2021
This is the only place I'll go for care other than my specialties