Carlos M. Torres, M.D. Expert Witness
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General Specialties: Gastroenterology and Pathology

Specialty Focus: Surgical pathology of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, pancreas, cancer and preneoplastic conditions, Cancer pathology, Gastrointestinal pathology, Liver pathology, Autopsy pathology, Cause of death, Causation, Standard of care, Medical malpractice. www.expertpathologyconsultationservices.com

Education: M.D., Technological Institute, Mexico; Residency - Anatomic Pathology, Barnes Hospital - Washington Univ, St. Louis, MO; Fellowship - Tumor Pathology, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; Fellowship - Gastrointestinal/Liver Pathology, Brigham Women's Hospital-Harvard Medical School, MA

Years in Practice: 23

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 19


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Expertise in: 1. Pathobiology, clinico-pathologic correlation, and histopathologic diagnosis of diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, anus, liver, and pancreas. 2. Pathobiology, clinico-pathologic correlation, and histopathologic diagnosis of human neoplasms (cancer) and preneoplastic conditions. 3. Standard of Care, Causation, Cause of Death. From 07/1998 to 12/2000 Dr. Torres was Staff Pathologist, Assistant Professor and Director of the Gastrointestinal-Liver Pathology Division at Hermman Hosp-UTHSC in Houston, TX. From 01/2001 to 04/2012, Dr. Torres was Staff Pathologist and Director of Quality Assurance at Caris/Miraca LifeSciences, in Dallas TX, in which Dr. Torres was instrumental in creating a rather unique model of GI subspecialty-focused laboratory, that during his 12 yrs tenure became one of the largest private national Anatomic Pathology laboratories-Caris/Miraca Life Sciences. Dr. Torres contributed to the success and growth of the operation, with the principle of providing the highest standards of patient care and service to GI clinicians. From 05/2012 to 05/2015, Dr. Torres was Staff Pathologist at the Anatomic Pathology Division of the North-Shore-LIJ Health Care System in New York. Since 01/2016, Dr. Torres is Staff Pathologist at Alliance Health Sciences, a private multispecialty laboratory in Dallas, TX. Since 01/2001, Dr. Torres is the sole proprietor of "Expert Pathology Consultation Services", which provides expert witness and litigation support services, consultations to Pathologists and Gastroenterologists, and Locums and Per Diem coverage nationwide. EDUCATIONAL AND TRAINING BACKGROUND: 1. Anatomic Pathology Residency: Washington Univ-Barnes Hospital 1991-94 2. Oncologic Pathology Fellowship: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center 1994-95 3. Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology Fellowship: Harvard-Brigham & Womens Hosp 1995-96 4. Pathology Instructor at Harvard Medical School: 1996-98