Arturo Gilberto Torres, MD

Arturo Gilberto Torres, MDAssistant Professor of Anesthesiology

Contact Information

University of Florida
College of Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology
1600 SW Archer Road
PO Box 100254
Gainesville, Florida 32610-0254

Office Phone

(352) 265-0077


Administrative Assistant

Nettie Van Wyen
Phone:  (352) 273-8298


A practicing anesthesiologist for several years, Dr. Torres completed a Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at the University of Florida, where he went on to become a faculty member. As a graduate of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and a naval physician, Dr. Torres has worked in a variety of healthcare settings. This diverse background has allowed him to bring depth to the critical care section.



2016 – 2017 Critical Care Medicine Fellowship University of Florida Gainesville, FL
2011 – 2012 Chief Resident, Anesthesia Residency Naval Medical Center San Diego San Diego, CA
2009 – 2011 Anesthesia Residency Naval Medical Center San Diego San Diego, CA
2007 General Surgery Internship Naval Medical Center San Diego San Diego, CA
2006 Doctor of Medicine University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA
2002 BA in Natural Sciences University of South Florida Tampa, FL


Honors & Awards

  • Naval and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, 2014
  • Naval and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, 2008 & 2012
  • Area of Concentration Certificate, awarded for completion of para-curricular activity while in medical school for in-depth analysis of the underserved Hispanic Population of Pittsburgh, 2006


Selected Publications

  • R. Patel and A. Torres, Ultrasound in the ICU: SOCCA ICU Resident’s Guide 2017 edition.
  • A. Torres, B. Fahy et al. “Nutritional and metabolic derangements in critically ill elderly”. Principles of Geriatric Critical Care (upcoming edition) chap 7, 2016.
  • B. Fahy, A. Torres et al. “Disorder of Water Homeostasis: Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia”. Complications of Anesthesia (3rd edition) chap 103, 2015.
  • Torres, AG. “Unexpected Complete Heart Block and Anesthetic Implications”. A&A Case Reports. 2015 Aug 1;5(3):33-5.
  • A. Torres, R. Tostenrud and E. Lujan, “Airway Pressure Release Ventilation Improves Oxygenation in a Patient with Pulmonary Hypertension and Abdominal Compartment Syndrome,” Open Journal of Anesthesiology, Vol. 3 No. 1, pp. 14-17, 2013.