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Abel Torres, MD, JD
Chair, Dermatology
School of Medicine
Professor, Dermatology
School of Medicine
Professor, Basic Sciences
School of Medicine
Associate Professor, School of Public Health
School of Public Health
Publications    Book Review - Scholarly Journals--Published
  • Moorhead C, Torres A.  I PREVENT Bacterial Resistance, An update on the use of antibiotics in dermatologic surgery.  Dermatologic Surgery.  Vol 35, Issue 10, pgs 1532-1538, 2009. ( 0/2009 )
  • Torres A: Legal Issues in Dermatology: "Legalities important in the Use/Interpretation of Unapproved Drugs". Dermatology Times 1990:June 2:16-17 (*)
  • Wagner R, Torres A, Proper S: Informed Consent and Informed Refusal. JDSO 1995:21 (6):555-59 (*)
  • Torres A: The use of Food and Drug Administration-Approved Medications for Unlabeled (Off-Label) Uses, The Legal and Ethical Implications.Arch Dermatol 1994:130 (*)
  • Torres A, Wagner R, Proper S:Terminating the Physician-Patient Relationship. JDSO 1994:20:144-7 (*)
  • Torres A, Wagner R, Proper S: Establishing the Physician-Patient Relationship. JDSO 1993:19(2):147-49 (*)
  • Torres A, Seeburger J, Robinson D, Glosau R: The Reliability of a Second Biopsy for determining Residual Tumor. JAAD 1992:27 (1):70-4 (*)
  • Riva E, Weiss RA, Torres A, Tung-Tien S: Keratin Expression in Psoriatic and Tape-Stripped Human Epidermis. In:Farber EM,Nall L, Morhenn V, Jacobs PH, Editor. Psoriasis: Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium, New York:Elseviar; 1987:P. 36-41 (*)
  • Torres A, Desai T, Medico legal Considerations, In Lasers in Dermatology and Medicine, edited by Dr Keyvan Nouri, submitted for publication 2008 ( 0/2008 - Present )
  • Torres A, Desai T.  Immune response Modifiers (Chapter 2) in A Practical Approach to Skin Cancer Management, edited by Dr Deborah F. MacFarlane, to be published by Spring 2008 ( 0/2008 - Present )
  • Torres A, et sl: Imiquimod 5% Cream and Reflectance Mode Confocal Microscopy as Adjunct Modalities to Mohs Micrographic Surgery in the treatment of Basal Cell Carcinoma, J Derm Surg 2004:30:12 pgs ( 0/2004 - Present )
  • Torres A, Pena J, Saavedra A.  Treatment of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer In: Sober A, Haluska F, Editors. Skin Cancer, American Cancer Society Clinical Atlas Series 2001 ( 0/2001 - Present )
  • Bailes JF, Bennett DR, Farmer CK, Rush DR,Torres A: A Careful Approach to Off-Label Use. The Practical Journal for Primary Care Physician Patient Care 1999:September:95-110 ( 0/1999 - Present )
  • Lane RJ, Linsker R, Wynne JJ, Torres A: Ultraviolet Laser Ablation of Skin. Arch Dermatol 1985 May:121(5):609-17 ( 0/1985 - Present )
  Scholarly Journals--Submitted
  • Torres A, Desai T.  Ethical Issues, In Lasers in Dermatology and Medicine, edited by Keyvan Nouri, submitted for publication 2008 ( 0/2008 - Present )
  Books and Chapters
  • Torres A, Wagner RF.  Propper S, Informed Consent (Chapter) in Dermatologic Surgery: Current Techniques in Procedural Dermatology, 3rd Edition edited by Randall Roenigk, Marcell Decker, Inc, 2007: Pg 51 ( 0/2007 - Present )
  • Torres A.  Medical and Legal Aspects of Skin Cancer Patients, Chapter 56, In: Rigel D, Editor, Cancer of the Skin, Elsevier Saunders 2005. ( 0/2005 - Present )
  • Gonzalez S, Niemeyer A, Torres A.  Confocal Microscopy in Skin Cancer Chapter 37, In: Rigel D, Editor, Cancer of the Skin, Elsevier Saunders 2005 ( 0/2005 - Present )
  • Torres A.  Hoffmann TJ, Stephensen CB.  Management of Periocular Malignancies In: Stephenson CM, Stephenson C, Editor.  Ophthalmic, Plastic, Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery, Boston, Butterworth-Heinemann;1997:273-80 ( 0/1997 - Present )
  Non-Scholarly Journals
  • Torres, Abel, Roberts, Wendy, Storey, L, Anders, M et. al.."Skin Cancer." Roberts: Geriatric Dermatology: Diagnosis and Treatment : Chapter 9 - Chapter 9 ( 0/2009 )