Dr. Laurence E Torpey, M.D, a 2000 graduate of the University of Rochester/Highland Hospital Family Practice Residency Program. This allows him to bring a diverse skill set to his practice. These skills include cognitive behavior therapy, cryotherapy, minor surgical procedures and inpatient and outpatient medicine using the Bio-psychosocial model. In his 19 year post graduate career, he strengthened his understanding of diabetes, his understanding of modern medicine through time spent in the Medical Society of the State of New York in the house of delegates, as well as working in several different types of practices including article 28 community board owned, hospital owned, and privately owned practices. He brings this experience and maturity to Torpey Family Medicine allowing him to better help his patients navigate the complexity of the medical environment filled with diagnostic tests, specialists, pharmaceuticals, and other treatment options. Dr. Torpey uses evidence based medicine, seeking answers through scientific proof, to provide his patients with the information needed to make the best decision they can for their health care, while providing the support and compassion of a true patient advocate.
At Torpey Family Medicine we provide the right medical care for the right reason, to improve the health and well-being of our patients and our community.