Carlos M Torres

Dr. Carlos M Torres

Expert Pathology Consultation Services
3704 Sunrise Ranch Road
Southlake , TX 76092
Mobile: 972-816-3928
Office: 972-816-3928

Introduction

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 and 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 03/2012, 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, which during his 12 yrs tenure became one of the largest private national Anatomic Pathology laboratories.
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 the Anatomic Pathology Division of Alliance Health Sciences, a private multispecialty laboratory in Dallas and Houston, 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.


Areas of Expertise

  • Autopsies
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology (Liver)
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Oncology
  • Pathology
  • Wrongful Death

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: 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. Board Certified in Anatomic Pathology: 1996
5. Pathology Instructor at Harvard Medical School: 1996-98
6. Assistant Professor and Director of Gastrointestinal Pathology Division at Univ. of Texas Health Science Center-Hermann Hospital, Houston Medical Center: 1998-2000
7. Staff GI Pathologist and Quality Assurance Director at Caris/Miraca Life Sciences, Dallas TX: 2001-2012.
8. Staff Pathologist at the Anatomic Pathology Division of the North-Shore-LIJ Health Care System, New York: 05/2012 - 05/2015.
9. Staff Pathologist at Greater DFW Pathologists Laboratories, Dallas TX: 07/2015 - 12/2015.
10. Staff Pathologist at Alliance Health Sciences, Dallas, TX: 02/2016 - present.
11. Sole Proprietor of "Expert Pathology Consultation Services", Dallas TX: 01/2001-present.
12. License to practice medicine in TX, NY, NM, OK and FL.
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: International Academy of Pathology
US and Canadian Academy of Pathology
Gastrointestinal Pathology Society

Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Numerous topics related to Gastrointestinal diseases at many Hospitals, Symposiums, and Medical Meetings.
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 160
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Gastrointestinal and liver diseases; Diagnostic pathology interpretation of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, and pancreas; Diagnostic pathology interpretation of Cancers of any site; Autopsy pathology; Standard of Care; Causation; Cause of Death.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: ~85%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: ~15%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 26
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 10/2017
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 26 depositions, 7 trials
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 7
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 17
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Review of medical records, legal documents, deposition transcripts, affidavits, histopathology and immunohistochemical slides, molecular probes, etc; Preparation of expert report, affidavit of merit, answers to interogatories, deposition and trial testimony, rebuttal witness, etc.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Provided upon request
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Provided upon request
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Provided upon request
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Provided upon request.
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Provided upon request.


References

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