William Torres, MD, FACR


Dr. Torres is a diagnostic radiologist who specializes in abdominal imaging.

Titles and Roles

Chief, Department of Radiology
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Professor, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
Emory University School of Medicine
Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs
Emory University School of Medicine
Liver Cancer
Research Program
Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics


Dr. Torres began practicing with Emory Healthcare in 1977.  He is a member of the Radiological Society of North America and has clinical interests in lymphomas, liver tumors, and radiofrequency ablation. Dr. Torres has been widely published and is working to influence the future of radiology at Emory and nationally.


Dr. Torres earned his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine and remained to complete his internship and residency at Emory University Hospital.


Dr. Torres participated in the examination of several mummies obtained by the Carlos Museum of Emory University. In the course of the examinations, one of the mummies was discovered to be that of Rameses the First; this mummy was subsequently returned to Egypt where it resides with others of their dynasty. The CT techniques used during the examination allowed examination of the mummified remains without harming the specimens themselves.  In clinical research, Dr. Torres focuses on gastrointestinal diseases and their diagnoses. 


Dr. Torres is the recipient of Radiology Editor’s Recognition Award with Distinction (2004-2013) and RadioGraphics Editor’s Certificate of Recognition for outstanding service (1995-2003).

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