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De la Torre L. Unexpected Megarectum: A potential hidden source of complications in patients with anorectal malformation. Pediatric Surgery 50(9):1560-1562, 2015.
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Total Comments: 64
Dr Del a torre always listens to what I have to say. excellen Dr
We feel that the doctor could not have done a better job with our son's surgery and recovery and prospect of a healthy future.
He saved my son's life in 2014 and our family is sorry to see him leave Pennsylvania
Dr. D is wonderful. we are so sad that CHP is losing him. We are also sad that Kim (nurse), will be leaving, too. UPMC needs to work harder at keeping the excellent doctors who are at the top of their fields and not just adding more practitioners. CHP and UPMC are wonderful assets to our region, however, they need to focus on the patient care and not the extraneous issues.
We love Dr. D and I'm glad he is in our corner fighting for the well-being of our son.
We love Dr. Delatorre. We are very sorry to see him leave. No one was able to help my child with her problem until Dr Delatorre started treating her.
Hate to see the doctor leave!
Dr. De la Torre and his nurses, Kim and Tori, are above and beyond exceptional. We are blessed to have worked with them. Dr. De la Torre helped improve the quality of our child's life and our family's life immensely. We are sad to see him move on to Denver Children's. The loss of him, his program and these nurses is huge for CHP and will be hard to fill at this caliber. We wish to thank them all for helping our son and our family!
DrDeLatore was wonderful I cannot say enough good about him. I heard that he is leaving and that makes me very sad.
well we are going to miss the dr very much
the RN was helpful. the MD didn't stay to talk or answer questions.
dr del a torre has been amazing for our son. the surgeries that he was able to perform and correct previously done surgeries has been life changing for our son. his quality of life significantly improved
The doctor was fantastic . The nurses were fantastic. The process was a little confusing as far as checking in, where we should go in the waiting room, where we needed to go to get X-rays. Overall it was a very good visit, I just felt a little lost at times.
We love Dr. D and are very sad that he is leaving. He has done so much to help my daughter. I would recommend him to anyone.
excellent care! we are very happy with his services
Dr. Delatorre and his nurses, Kim and Tori, are exceptional. They truly care about the children and families with whom they are working and it is evident in their interactions, responses and questions. Dr. Delatorre is an expert. We are very fortunate to have him "in our backyard". Thank you! You have improved our son's life and our life as a family.
perfect experience. we started on time and dr was efficient and thorough.
Dr D and his team are amazing! We are so thankful to have them here in Pittsburgh.
Dr. DeLatorre is the best of the best, we are blessed he is here to help children. Blessings to him & all his staff.
we love dr. de la torre and his staff, he has given us our lives back
Very professional and friendly. Made my child feel comfortable.
Dr. De Latorre is absolutely wonderful and we are so lucky to have him here near us.
Lisa one of the greeters when you get off the elevator on the 3rd floor was and is always helpful and courteous with a smile on her face.
very professional and knoeledgeable, cares about the self esteem of the child
they should have had or tried to get the info from Cincinnati Children's prior to our consultation visit. He did not explain to my daughter why the different treatment options would or wouldn't be appropriate to her.
Dr D and his team are amazing. They are always available and supportive. We are very blessed to be working with them
Dr.De La Torre is one of the best providers that my child has. We are very blessed to have him when it comes to my child's health.
we are thankful to have found this provider to help our son
My son has been seeing Dr. De La Torre for 4 years now. We have been so pleased with the overall care and support from his team, not only during appointments, but in between appointments as well.
Great staff they will quickly respond even to an email after hours.
I have always been totally satisfied with Children's Hospital.
I have nothing but good things to say about Dr. De La Torre, he is a very good, knowledgeable doctor who I would definitely recommend to anyone.
very nice and competent. straight to the point and listened to me.
Dr. Del A Torre is amazing.
I think the doctor is excellent at helping my child with his issues. I am very impressed with the whole staff at children's hospital.
The first appointment we had at Children's Hospital of Upmc we ended up seeing Dr. De La Torre and he ended up performing a biopsy. We have heard stories of people who have Hirschprung disease and have bad experiences with it. I feel Dr. De La Torre knows what he is doing when it comes to treating Hirschprung disease.
excellent Doctor and professional staff
Dr. De la Torre is an exceptional physician we feel very fortunate to have right in our back yard. He is wonderful with our chilfreb
the team is always great. I appreciate it.
Dr. Delatorre is a very good Dr. He takes the time to explain everything. He answers questions that I have regarding my sons care. He is very pleasant and very knowledgeable. I definitely recommend him to anyone whose child is in this situation.
The best doctor! The best staff! Would go anywhere in the world to continue to see him and Kim.
awesome doctor and Kim
We absolutely love Dr. De La Torre and his team, I have referred friends to him for their children and always have had good feed back fromthem as well! My family is very grateful for the care and support of Dr. D , Kim, and the team! Words can never express how thankful we are what they've done for my son; they've given him a chance at a quality of life we never knew was possible!
Dr. De Le Torre and Kim Cogley were the only professionals out of SEVERAL who were able to help my daughter in what seemd like an endless nightmare. I will always have respect for that. Unfortunately, all of your departments are so overwhelmingly busy I find that anytime I have had to come to Childrens Hospital it is an unorganzied chaotic mess.
very impressed with dr de La Torre just wish we didn't have to wait 6+ months to see him!
We had to wait a very long time to see the doctor...at least one hour waiting in the main waiting room and then another 30 minutes in the exam room. Only, to then be sent for x-ray to wait yet again. It would have been nice to get the x-ray taken while we were waiting in the first place.
wouldn't be alive today with him and his staff. my family owes them a debt that can never be repaid.
The Dr was very thorough, and explained it in ways that I would understand my sons issues and condition.
provider and his nurse Kim are excellent!
We are so glad to have ever gone to see Dr. De La Torre. Although the treatment plan has been difficult for my son, we are blessed that his constipation problems are now manageable and his quality of life has improved greatly.
Very friendly staff. Dr was reassuring to a mom who's at her wits end.
We were 15 minutes late to the clinic because we were in X-ray beforehand. After waiting nearly 40 minutes in X-ray, we waited nearly 2 hours to see the doctor. My son is still recovering from surgery and was totally exhausted, hungry, and thirsty by the time we saw the doctor. This resulted in him having a tantrum during the visit and made it very difficult to have an effective conversation. The wait time should be provided during check-in. If I had know it was going to be two hours, I would have taken him for lunch or kept him busy elsewhere for a period of time.
The wait was worth it he was very interested and concerned.
excellent doctor and staff
For the first time in a long time l am very pleased for now first time seeing this Dr Thank you
this provider has gone above and beyond. He's an amazing surgeon . His nurse Kin is incredible she is the definition of what a nurse is. I can not thank them enough for what they have done for my daughter. UPMC is very fortunate to have these two wonderful people on staff .
We love Dr D! He is the best!
Dr and nurse are always nice.
Dr. De La Torre is extremely kind in how he interacts with my child and is giving of his time in that he talks with us as a family regarding our child's condition and ongoing needs. Also, he explains this so that we all are understanding and comfortable with his ongoing care. Excellent provider!!!!
Dr. De la Torre and his nurse Kim spent a lot of time with me discussing my situation. They were very thorough and engaged me in conversation that put me at ease.
This doctor and nurse team are answers to our 18 year prayer! They are both the best team of medical professionals we have ever experienced (and we've experienced a lot). We are extremely fortunate to have them in the Pittsburgh area.
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