DR CARLOS TORRE
(1st SARC Sleep Workshop Faculty)
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
University of Miami
Miami, FL USA
Dr. Carlos Torre obtained his medical degree at the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine. During this time, he spent a year at the University of California San Francisco, where he completed the Advanced Training in Clinical Research fellowship. It was then that he was first exposed to sleep surgery, which continued to be the focus of his interests during his residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Puerto Rico. Dr. Torre then moved to California to complete a two-year fellowship in sleep surgery and sleep medicine at Stanford University. He currently works at the University of Miami, where he continues to focus on the clinical and surgical management of sleep disorders as an associate professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and UHealth Sleep Center.
Dr. Torre’s main research interests include CPAP optimization through targeted airway surgery and studying the impact of sleep on athletic performance. Other publications in the field of sleep include: role of epiglottis collapse in OSA, understanding the impact of CPAP on the upper airway, grading system for evaluation of hypopharynx, nasal obstruction in OSA, and skeletal surgery for the management of OSA.