Guillermo Torre, MD, Ph.D., FACC
Medical Advisory Board
Dr. Guillermo Torre Amione received his medical degree from Tecnológico de Monterrey, in 1985 and earned a PhD in Immunology from the University of Chicago in 1990. He subsequently completed his training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology with subspecialty training in Cardiac Transplantation and Interventional Cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. He is certified and re-certified by the Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation.
He was the Chief of the Section of Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation at the Methodist Hospital in Houston from 1995 to 2010. He became a full professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College, at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, TX, in 2008. During his tenure at The Methodist Hospital he was a member of the board of the Heart and Vascular Center, and established the Cardiac Transplantation research endowment. He was also a member of the board of St. Thomas University in Houston, TX.
After 26 years in the United States, he returned to Mexico to become President of TEC Salud at the Tecnológico de Monterrey. He is currently an active member of the staff of both the San Jose Tec de Monterrey Hospital and Zambrano Hellion Medical Center. He also maintains an academic appointment at the Methodist Hospital in Houston. Dr. Torre is a Level 3 member of the National network of research, a government organization that ranks active scientist in the country. He has carried out more than 100 clinical research projects, holds several patents in the field of heart failure, has published over 170 peer-reviewed professional articles and has participated in the writing of five books.
Dr. Torre has received several awards and recognitions, among those the Scopus Award for the most referenced medical scientist in 2012 in Mexico.