Medical Correspondent, NBC News and MSNBC
John Torres is a medical correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC. An emergency room physician, his reporting covers a range of health-related issues. Torres was previously with NBC’s 9News in Colorado, where he answered viewers’ medical questions and reported on breaking health stories, while running his clinical practice. A US Air Force veteran and pilot, he has contributed to rescue efforts out of the South Pole, set up medical care units and led rescue missions after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and made humanitarian trips to Central and South America. Torres also teaches NATO Special Forces a variety of tactical combat casualty care, combat simulations, and medical leadership.