Laurence E. Torpey M.D.


https://upstateuniversitymedicine.com/

Upstate University Medicine

208 Township Blvd

Camillus, NY 13031

United States

(315) 551-6000

fax (315) 434-5301

Forwarding Address for Torpey Family Medicine which closed January 24th, 2020

8 Weston Ridge Room P

Rochester, NY 14625

personal Cell (585) 478-7032

Fax number (877) 991-2380

Dr Laurence E. Torpey, M.D. is pleased to announcement that as of September 1st, 2020,

Dr Torpey will begin the next phase of his Career as Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

He will be continue see Family Medicine Patients at their 5 Township practice in Camillus, NY.

Upstate University Medicine

208 Township Blvd, Camillus, NY 13031

For those patients following Dr Torpey to his new office, you need to call 315-551-6000 and establish yourself as new patient to the Practice.   The you will need to establish yourself at his new permanent office at Upstate University Medicine BEFORE any prescriptions can be sent or your prescriptions can be refilled.   

The practice will ask that HIPAA Records requests will need to be at 5 Township Office at Camillus before any prescriptions can be filled.  The new fax number is 315-434-5300, that goes directly to Family Medicine at Upstate University Medicine Township 5 office.  They can also mail them to

 Upstate University Medicine

 208 Township Blvd

 Suite 100

 Camillus, NY 13031.



In addition to seeing  patients at their Camillus, NY location, he will now have the privilege of  teaching medical students as an Assistant Professor at Upstate Medical University

and precepting Family Practice Residences as faculty at their Family Practice  residency program.

This is a dream position for Dr Torpey.   Although he understands it is a 1 hr drive from Penfield, he hopes to see many of his friends and former patients at his new home.  


He understands if you can not make that commitment to follow him to Camillus.   

Please be overjoyed for him that he is about to embark on a fulfillment of his Hippocratic Oath made in May 1997 to pass on what he has learned to future generations.  

More information will be forthcoming.  To follow him to his new office please click on the link htuptps://upstateuniversitymedicine.com/


His last day at Oak Orchard Health was August 28th, 2020. 

  If you are signed up with Oak Orchard Health, you are still an Oak Orchard Health  patient even as Dr Torpey moves on.  Once you announce that you are transferring they appear to be reluctant to fill further scripts.   However you are their patient having joined their practice.   Therefore this transition should be as stress free as your medical team can make it. 

 






Torpey Family Medicine Office at 2221 Penfield Road closed as of January 24th, 2020.  Thank You all for a wonderful 5 yrs in Private Practice.  I have the greatest patients and I appreciate all the support.  It was a good run.

All refills shall be requested to the pharmacy who sends a electronic request through Surescripts.  If it is a controlled substance it will require a IStop and if appropriate will be refilled in about 72hrs if appropriate and not early.  If not a controlled substance it will be refilled within 24hrs.  Do not call at this time to request a Prescription refill or for an appointment.   Call your pharmacy.


He will be seeing patients at 5 Township Blvd, Camillus, NY starting the first week in September 2020.   Before you call, you must sign and send the release form  for records transfer form.

To have Records from Torpey Family Medicine send a HIPAA transform to 

[email protected] or

 Fax to new Fax number (877) 991-2380


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   For all refills Call your pharmacy, have them send the request to Dr Torpey, or your new physician through Electronic Sure scripts electronic refill.

  Do not call Oak Orchard Health  for medication refills.

HIPAA compliant consent to transfer Medical chart 

Dr. Torpey started seeing patients at  Upstate University Medicine  on September 1st , 2020

Dr. Torpey has closed  the Penfield location of Torpey Family Medicine as of January 24, 2020 and was working at Oak Orchard Health as an independent contractor with Weatherby healthcare agency from  February 20th to August 28th, 2020.

  For the previous 5 yrs, he has been an independent Family Physician who  strived to provide excellent care to his patients.   Upstate University Medicine would love to have you join the practice and I have provided hot links to the transfer forms below.


  You, of course, can chose to have a different physician practice.  

To the best of my knowledge practices who are accepting  new patients include

Penn Fair Primary Care

 Penn Fair Plaza

 2200 Penfield Rd,

 Penfield, NY 14526 

Call (585) 922-0060

Highland Family Medicine clinic

Call (585) 279-4800

Accepting New Patients!

Highland Family Medicine

777 South Clinton Avenue

Rochester, NY 14620

Call: (585) 279-4800

https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/highland/departments-centers/family-medicine.aspx

as well as 

Oak Orchard Health

301 West Avenue

Albion, NY 14411.

Medical Tel: (585) 589-5613.

Fax: (585) 589-0872.



You are welcome to follow me and I sincerely hope you do.  Please come and meet my  new Team at  Upstate University Medicine.   I am sure that you will appreciate the support staff and insurance specialists as much as I will!  To transfer you must call 315-551-6000 to establish care at my new practice and complete the HIPAA records transfer form as discussed above and hotlinked below. 

Welcome to the Torpey Family Medicine website

We hope you can find everything you need. Torpey Family Medicine is focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction - we will do everything we can to meet your expectations.


With a variety of offerings to choose from, we're sure you'll be happy working with us. Look around our website and if you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact us.


We hope to see you again! Check back later for new updates to our website. There's much more to come!

Torpey Family Medicine is advocating Primary Prevention for our patients

  • Dr Torpey is committed to Primary Prevention Medicine.
  • Call Oak Orchard Health for your medication refills, If you have transferred to Oak Orchard Health. 
  • You must establish care with Dr Torpey at his Upstate University Medicine location before he can refill or fill any prescriptions.  Call 315-551-6000 today. 
  • We ask that all refill requests go directly to your pharmacy. The pharmacy will send an electronic request to this office. Please allow a response time of 48 hours for most medications and up to 72 hours for controlled substances.
  • Please complete the HIPAA compliant form below to expedite your records transfer to Upstate University Medicine for an appointment. 
  • Telemedicine Appointments may be appropriate for you.
  • Dr Torpeys's  practice that believes in the benefits of and adherence to childhood vaccinations for our pediatric patients. Please be aware of our policy to request vaccination records for all new patients as well as proof of current vaccinations provided by outside sources.

Please call our office to see if we are taking new patients at this time. Thank you!

HIPAA compliant transfer form to Upstate University Medicine

Upstate Universiy Medicine Transfer Form

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Member of the Monroe County Medical Society

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Member of the AAFP since 1997.

Please visit the AAFP website to learn more about Family Medicine.

https://upstateuniversitymedicine.com/upstate-family-medicine-syracuse-ny/