Speciality

Subspeciality

  • Infectious Diseases

Areas of interest

About

Prof Torresi has a long-standing commitment to the practice, teaching and research in infectious diseases. His practice encompasses the breadth of clinical infectious diseases in both hospital and community acquired infections and he has been involved in numerous clinical trials in viral hepatitis, vaccines and virology. He has long been involved in the teaching of medical students and medical practitioners in several aspects of infectious diseases, travel and tropical medicine. He has research activities in basic virology, in particular hepatitis B and C pathogenesis, immunology and vaccine research. He also has ongoing clinical and research interests in travel medicine.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Eastern

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Austin Hospital

145 Studley Road
Heidelberg VIC 3184

Consulting Location

Mitcham Road Consulting Suites

188 Mitcham Road
Nunawading VIC 3131

Education and training

  • Lecturing in infectious diseases to medical and science students
  • Teaching and mentoring of infectious diseases trainees
  • Lecturing in infectious diseases and travel medicine to medical practitioners

Research

  • Hepatitis C immunology and vaccines
  • Hepatitis B pathogenesis
  • Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Peter Doherty Institute

Qualifications

  • B.Med.Sci
  • MBBS
  • FRACP
  • PhD
  • FFTM (RCSP Glasgow)

Professional Associations

  • Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases
  • International Society for Travel Medicine
  • Australian College of Tropical Medicine
  • GeoSentinel Global Surveillance Network