Luis De la Torre MD
  • Luis De la Torre, MD

    University of Pittsburgh Physicians Founding Director, Colorectal Center for Children Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, 4401 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15224 412-692-7280

Luis De la Torre, MD

University of Pittsburgh Physicians Founding Director, Colorectal Center for Children Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, 4401 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15224 412-692-7280

Profile:
University of Pittsburgh Physicians
Founding Director, Colorectal Center for Children
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Division of Pediatric General & Thoracic Surgery
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-7280

 

 

Education and Training

Medical School:

1989 Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Facultad de Medicina, Mexico City

Residency: 

1994 Pediatric Surgery, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, National Institute of Pediatrics, Mexico City

1991 Pediatrics, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, National Institute of Pediatrics, Mexico City

Memberships:

1994-2013 Mexican Society of Pediatric Surgery 
Scientific Committee
Pan-american Association of Pediatric Surgery
Mexican Association of Pediatrics, Baja California
Medical Association of Hospital Angeles
Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons
American Pseudo-obstruction and Hirschsprung's Disease Society
International Pediatric Colorectal Club
Sociedad Boliviana de Cirugía Pediátrica

Publications:

Vaginal agenesis. A non-rare association with anorectal malformation with recto vestibular fistula. In revision.
De la Torre L, Santos K, Palestina O, Ruíz A. Síndrome de bolsa colónica (colon pouch) en el espectro de las malformaciones anorrectales. Acta Pediatr Mex 34(3):132-140, 2013.
De la Torre L, Santos K. Hirschsprung disease. Evaluation of calretinin and S-100 as ancillary methods for the diagnosis of aganglionosis in rectal biopsies.
Acta Pediatr Mex 33 (5):246-251, 2012.