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Carlos A. Torre, M.D.

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Carlos A. Torre, M.D.


  • Fax: 305-270-5004


  • Otolaryngology


English, Spanish


  • American Board of Otolaryngology


  • Assistant Professor


  • Torre, C; Camacho, M; Liu S; Huon, L; Capasso, R. “Epiglottis Collapse in Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Systematic Review”. Laryngoscope. 2015 Dec 22. PMID: 26371602
  • Torre C, Capasso R, Zaghi S, Williams R, Liu SY. “High Incidence of Posterior Nasal Cavity Obstruction in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients”. Sleep Science and Practice.
  • Liu SY, Huon LK, Zaghi S, Riley R, Torre C. “An Accurate Method of Designing and Performing Individual-Specific Genioglossus Advancement” Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg
  • Camacho M, Dunn B, Torre C, Sasaki J, Gonzales R, Liu S, Chan D, Certal V, PhD, Cable B. “Supraglottoplasty for Laryngomalacia with Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis”. Laryngoscope. 2016 Feb;126(2):515-2. PMID: 26691675
  • Liu SY, Huon LK, Iwasaki T, Yoon A, Riley R, Powell N, Torre C, Capasso R. “ Efficacy of Maxillomandibular Advancement Examined with Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy and Computational Fluid Dynamics Airflow Modeling”. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Jan;154(1):189-95. PMID: 26740522
  • Liu SY, Huon LK, Powell NB, Riley R, Cho HG, Torre C, Capasso R. “Lateral Pharyngeal Wall Tension After Maxillomandibular Advancement for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Is a Marker for Surgical Success: Observations From Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy”. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2015 Aug;73(8):1575-82. PMID: 25843814
  • Almodovar G, Torre-León C, Hernandez G, Busquets, JM. “Xanthoma of the Sphenoid Sinus: A Rare Presentation”. Bol Asoc Med P R. 2015 Apr-Jun;107(2):32-3. PMID: 26434080
  • Torre-León C, Canario Q, Garraton M. A Novel Approach in the Treatment of a Post-Traumatic Sialocele. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. 2013 Mar;148(3):529-30. PMID: 23223519
  • Torre-León C, Busquets JM. A Rare Case of a Second Primary Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. 2013 Feb;148(2):352-3. PMID: 23087366
  • Torre-León C, Strom S, Baez A. Impact of XPC LL Variant on Head and Neck Cancer Survival (Abstract). Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. August 2011 145: P67
  • Torre CA, Wang SJ, Xia W, Bourguignon LY. Reduction of hyaluronan-CD44-mediated growth, migration, and cisplatin resistance in head and neck cancer due to inhibition of Rho kinase and PI-3 kinase signaling. Archives of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. 2010 May;136(5):493-501 PMID: 20479382
  • Tao Le, Seth Bechis, Carlos Torre, et al. First Aid: Q&A for the USMLE Step 1, Second Edition. McGraw-Hill Companies. 2009


Chief Resident
F.L. Rafucci Surgical Forum Award
Dr. Ramón Ruiz Arnau Basic Science Research Award


2016 Fellowship - Sleep Medicine
Stanford University
2015 Fellowship - Sleep Surgery
Stanford University
2014 Residency
University of Puerto Rico- School of Medicine
2009 M.D.
University of Puerto Rico- School of Medicine
2008 Fellowship
University of California San Francisco
2004 B.S.
Boston College

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