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Psychiatry & Behavioral Science

Natalia Ortiz-Torrent, MD, FAPA, FAPM, FPCP

Natalia Ortiz-Torrent
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Specialties

Psychiatry

about me
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about me
Clinical Interests
  • Eating disorders
  • Psychosomatic medicine
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Cultural psychiatry
  • Psychotherapy
  • CBT for anxiety in patients with COPD or pain
  • Population health
Research Interests
  • Psychiatric comorbidities in gastroparesis
  • Eating disorders in patients with gastroparesis
  • Suicide risk assessment in the general hospital
  • PTSD and delirium in patients with cancer
  • Incidence of neglect of lung cancer in patients with schizophrenia
Languages
  • Spanish
Education
  • MD, Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico
Training
  • Residency, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certification
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
Memberships
  • Secretary, Philadelphia Medical Society
  • Fellow, College of Physicians
  • Fellow, American Psychiatry Association
  • Fellow, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
  • President, Society Ibero Latin American Medical Professionals
Awards and Honors
  • Commissioner, PA Governor's Advisory Commission for Latino Affairs, 2015-present
  • List of Most Influential Latinos in Delaware Valley, Impacto News Paper, 2010, 2016
  • Nancy Roesky Award, American Psychological Association, Medical Students Education, 2010
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Office Locations

Temple University Hospital - Psychiatry and Behavioral Science

1316 W. Ontario Street

Jones Hall, Suite 804

Philadelphia, PA 19140

215-707-8496

publications
Digital Bibliography
Publications

Application of the five stages of grief to diabetic limb loss and amputation. Spiess KE, McLemore A, Zinyemba P, Ortiz N, Meyr AJ. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2014 Nov-Dec;53(6):735-9. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2014.06.016. Epub 2014 Aug 13. PMID: 25128314.

Caregiver status: a potential risk factor for extreme self-neglect. Ortiz N, Lamdan R, Johnson S, Korbage A.

Psychosomatics. 2009 Mar-Apr;50(2):166-8. doi: 10.1176/appi.psy.50.2.166. PMID: 19377027.H.P. Parkman, R.W. McCallum, et al. Gastroparesis: Pathophysiology, Presentation and Treatment, Clinical Gastroenterology. Chapter: Psychological aspects of gastroparesis pp. 303- 313. Springer Science and Business Media. LLC, 2012 (DOI: 10.1007/978-1-60761-552_1_25. ISBN-13: 9781607615514.

Ortiz N. “Behavioral Management of Pain”. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management (Anesthesia Pocket Consult for iPod) by Burkey, D.R., M.D. Chapter 87:pp.203-2004. Saunders, January 2009. (ISB: 978-1-4160-3344-8).

Non-Peer Reviewed Book Review
Ortiz, N: “Binge-Eating Disorders: Clinical Foundations and Treatment” By James E. Mitchell. Psychosomatics, 50:2, 182-183.