Stephanie Torres Rodriguez, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in theDepartment of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of its Division of Nephrology. Her clinical interests include general nephrology, acute kidney injury, home dialysis, and medical education.

Dr. Torres Rodriguez earned her medical degree at the University of Puerto Rico, where she also completed a residency in internal medicine. She received advanced training in nephrology through a fellowship at UT Southwestern, where she was both Chief Fellow and the recipient of the Outstanding Nephrology Fellow Award.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2021.

She serves as the Executive Associate Program Director and Education Coordinator for the Nephrology Fellowship Program. She is also a member of the Fellowship and Residency Recruitment Committees.

Dr. Torres Rodriguez is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Society of Nephrology, and the National Kidney Foundation. She has delivered numerous presentations related to her areas of expertise.


Medical School
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (2016)
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (2019), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2021), Nephrology


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Citrus aurantium increases seizure latency to PTZ induced seizures in zebrafish thru NMDA and mGluR's I and II.
Rosa-Falero C, Torres-Rodríguez S, Jordán C, Licier R, Santiago Y, Toledo Z, Santiago M, Serrano K, Sosa J, Ortiz JG, Front Pharmacol 2014 5 284

Honors & Awards

  • Chief Fellow
    University of Texas Southwestern, Nephrology Fellowship (2020)
  • Creative Effort Award
    University of Puerto Rico Internal Medicine Residency Program (2019)
  • Altruism Award
    University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (2016)
  • Leadership Award
    University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (2016)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    Alpha Chapter, UPR Medical Sciences Campus (2015)
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
    University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine Chapter (2015)
  • Academic Excellence Award in Biology
    University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Campus (2012)
  • Scholar, Who’s Who Among Students
    American Colleges and Universities (2010)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Alpha Phi Omega Life Member
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • American Medical Student Association
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • Golden Key International Honour Society
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars