Department of Surgery

Luis De la Torre, MD, FAAP

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Founding Director, Colorectal Center for Children, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Education & Training

  • MD, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
  • Pediatric Residency, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
  • Pediatric Surgery Residency, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

Representative Publications

Dr. De la Torre's publications can be reviewed through PubMed.

Research, Clinical, and/or Academic Interests

  • Research interests: colitis and fecal incontinence related to Hirschsprung's disease; surgical treatment for Hirschsprung's disease
  • Clinical Interests: congenital colorectal problems, functional colorectal problems, Hirschsprung's disease, cloaca anomaly and anorectal malformations, idiopathic constipation
  • Academic interests: bowel management for patients with postoperative functional complications

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