Robert Russell Torrey, III, M.D.

Curriculum Vitae

Publications

Abstracts
Robert Torrey, Nitya Rajeshuni, Nora Ruel, Kevin Chan. Prior Radiation affects continence outcomes following advance transobturator sling placement in patients with post-prostatectomy incontinence. J Urol Vol 185(4) Suppl: e539, April 2011

Lesli Nicolay, Robert R Torrey, Forrest C. Jellison, Paul D. Lui, Herbert C. Ruckle, Gary R. Barker, Duane D. Baldwin. Bladder neck location on post-operative cystogram correlates with urinary continence following robotic radical prostatectomy. J Urol vol 181(4) Suppl: 360, April 2009

Rajiv Gupta, Robert R. Torrey, Marc W. McAllister, Kamyar Ebrahimi, D. Duane Baldwin: Incidence of Clinical and Subclinical Rhabdomyolysis During Laparoscopic, Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic, and Robotic Urologic Surgery. J Urol Vol 179(4) Suppl: 1283, April 2008

Robert R. Torrey, Rajiv Gupta, Christopher Tenggardjaja, Marc W. McAllister, D. Duane Baldwin: Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery in Renal Failure Patients. J Urol Vol 179(4) Suppl: 286, April 2008

PJ Desai, LJ Maynes, KA Berger, R Torrey, DD Baldwin: Hand-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in the porcine model using gelatin matrix hemostatic sealant without hilar occlusion. J Endourol Vol. 18 Suppl 1: A4, November 2004

Articles
Desai PJ, Maynes LJ, Zuppan C, Berger KA, Torrey R, Baldwin DD: Hand-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in the porcine model using gelatin matrix hemostatic sealant without hilar occlusion. J Endourol 2005; 19: 566-569.

Heldt J, Torrey R, Han D, Baron P, Tenggardjaja C, McLarty J, Lindler T, Baldwin D. Donor Smoking Has a Negative Effect Upon Donor and Recipient Renal Function following Living Donor Nephrectomy. Adv Urol. 2011; ID 929263: 1-5.

Wilson T, Torrey R. Open versus Robotic-assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Which is better? Current Opinion in Urology 2011; 21: 200-205.

Torrey R, Spiess P, Pal S, Josephson, D. Role of Surgery for Locally Advanced and Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma. J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2011; 9: 985-93.

Torrey RR, Chan KG, Yip W, Josephson DY, Lau CS, Ruel NH, Wilson TG. Functional Outcomes and Complications in Patients Undergoing Robotic-Assisted Radical Cystectomy and Indiana Pouch Urinary Diversion. Urology 2012; 79: 1073-78.

Yuh BE, Nazmy M, Ruel NH, Jankowski JT, Menchaca AR, Torrey RR, Linehan JA, Lau CS, Chan KG, Wilson TG. Standaradized Analysis of Frequency and Severity of Complications After Robotic-assisted Radical Cystectomy. Eur Urol 2012; 62: 806-13.

Presentations at Professional Meetings

Donor Smoking Has a Negative Effect Upon Donor and Recipient Renal Function following Living Donor Nephrectomy. (Presentation) 55th Annual James C. Kimbrough Urological Seminar, San Diego, California, 2008

Outcomes of Renal Failure Patients in Urological Laparoscopic Surgery. (Poster) 55th Annual Kimbrough Seminar, San Diego, California, January 2008

Incidence of Clinical and Subclinical Rhabdomyolysis During Laparoscopic, Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic, and Robotic Urologic Surgery. (Poster) 55th Annual Kimbrough Seminar, San Diego, California, January 2008

Incidence of Clinical and Subclinical Rhabdomyolysis During Laparoscopic, Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic, and Robotic Urologic Surgery. (Presentation) American Urological Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, May 2008

Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery in Renal Failure Patients. (Moderated Poster) American Urological Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, May 2008

Incidence of Clinical and Subclinical Rhabdomyolysis During Laparoscopic, Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic, And Robotic Urologic Surgery. (Poster) Annual Postgraduate Convention, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California, March 2008

Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery in Renal Failure Patients. (Poster) Annual Postgraduate Convention, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California, March 2008

Incidence of Clinical and Subclinical Rhabdomyolysis During Laparoscopic, Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic, and Robotic Urologic Surgery. Western Section AUA, October 2008

14 Core Biopsy Does Not Predict Unilateral Prostate Cancer Accurately. (Presentation) Western Section AUA, October 2008

Postoperative Cystogram Findings Used to Predict Persistent Incontinence Following Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy., (Moderated Poster) Western Section AUA, October 2008

Robotic-Asissted Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy in Lesions Larger than 4cm. (Moderated Poster) Western Section AUA, October 2010

Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy: Single Institution Experience. (Poster) Western Section AUA, October 2010

Functional Outcomes and Complications in Patients Undergoing Robotic-Assisted Radical Cystectomy and Indiana Pouch Urinary Diversion. (Poster) Western Section AUA, October 2010

Prior Radiation affects continence outcomes following advance transobturator sling placement in patients with post-prostatectomy incontinence. (Moderated Poster) American Urological Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., May 2011

Management of ureteral strictures following Indiana pouch reconstruction at the time of robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy. (Moderated Poster) Western Section AUA, August 2011

The use of near-infrared fluorescence imaging during roboti-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: The initial experience at City of Hope Cancer Center. (Moderated Poster) Western Section AUA, August 2011

Clinical factors involved with postoperative ileus following robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy (Unmoderated Poster) Western Section AUA, August 2011

Robotic-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy with near-infrared fluorescence imaging. (Video Presentation) Western Section AUA, August 2011

Lectures

Basics of Urology. School of Physicians Assistance, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda California, April 2008

Urologic Equipment and Procedures. Operating Room Staff, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, San Bernardino, California, October 2007

Urologic Equipment and Procedures. Operating Room Staff, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, San Bernardino, California, January 2009

Ablative Therapy for Prostate Cancer. City of Hope Urology Department Grand Rounds, Duarte, California, February 2011

Education and Training

Bachelor of Arts Pacific Union College
Angwin, California
1996-1997
La Sierra University
Riverside, California
1997-2000
Medical Degree Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, California
2001-2004
Internship
(General Surgery)
Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, California
2004-2005
Residency
(General Surgery)
Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, California
2005-2006
Residency
(Urology)
Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, California
2006-2010
Fellowship
(Urologic Oncology)
City of Hope Cancer Center
Duarte, California
2010-2012

Certification

National Board of Medical Examiners 2005

Professional Societies

American Urological Association

Awards

Gerald Murphy Scholar, American Urological Association 2008
Honorable Mention, (Poster) Incidence of Clinical and Subclinical Rhabdomyolysis During Laparoscopic, Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic, and Robotic Urologic Surgery, LLU Annual Postgraduate
Convention
2008
Honorable Mention, (Poster) Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery in Renal Failure Patients, LLU Annual Postgraduate Convention 2008
2nd place in session. Postoperative Cystogram Findings Used to Predict Persistent Incontinence Following Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy, Western Section AUA 2008

Volunteer Activities

Cruisin’ for a Cure Prostate Cancer Screening Sep 2010
Community Health Fair, Urology/Urologic Oncology Booth Sep 2010
Pasadena Health Fair, MEMAH (Men Educating Men About Health), Prostate Cancer Screening June 2012