Sylvester Welcomes Dr. Roland A. Torres

Roland A. Torres, M.D., has joined Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Miami Health System as an associate professor of clinical neurosurgery.

Clinical specialties: Neurotrauma, neuro-oncology, spine

Research interests: Pathomechanisms of traumatic brain injury, neuroprotection trials, neuromonitoring

Education: M.D. – Universidad Central del Este, Dominican Republic

Internship – General Surgery, Columbia University

Residency – Neurosurgery, University of California Davis Medical Center

Neuropathology, Columbia University

Fellowship – Neuro-oncology and radiosurgery, UCSF

Complex spine and instrumentation, UCLA

Certification: American Board of Neurological Surgery

Prior position: Director of neurotrauma, Stanford University Medical Center

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice locations: Jackson South Medical Center

University of Miami Hospital & Clinics

To make an appointment, call 305-243-6946