Department of Surgery

Crisanto M. Torres, MD

  • General Surgery Resident (PGY-4)



Why I Chose the University of Pittsburgh

I chose UPMC based on the program’s excellent reputation in respect to superior academic surgical training, residents proceeding to their choice of fellowship, the genuine camaraderie among co-residents, in a city that is affordable and vibrant.

Non-Academic Accomplishments

1st Degree Black Belt Tae Kwon Do and Muy Thai Kickboxing. Five-Star Invitee-Basketball

Education & Training

  • 2008 – 2012 - The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN - Doctor of Medicine
  • 2004- 2008 - Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN - Bachelor of Arts: Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • 2006- May/June - National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD - Cellular Immunology: Principles and Methods
  • 2001-2002 - St. Francis College, Brooklyn, NY - General Studies