Laurence E. Torpey M.D.

Upstate University Medicine

208 Township Blvd

Camillus, NY 13031

United States

(315) 551-6000

fax (315) 434-5301

Torpey Family Medicine Permanently closed January 2020.   Dr Torpey now practices in Camillus, NY.  

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

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

He will be continuing 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://

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.

Dr. Laurence E Torpey, M.D, a 2000 graduate of the University of Rochester/Highland Hospital Family Practice Residency Program. This allows him to bring a diverse skill set to his practice. These skills include cognitive behavior therapy, cryotherapy, minor surgical procedures and inpatient and outpatient medicine using the Bio-psychosocial model. In his 19 year post graduate career, he strengthened his understanding of diabetes, his understanding of modern medicine through time spent in the Medical Society of the State of New York in the house of delegates, as well as working in several different types of practices including article 28 community board owned, hospital owned, and privately owned practices. He brings this experience and maturity to Torpey Family Medicine allowing him to better help his patients navigate the complexity of the medical environment filled with diagnostic tests, specialists, pharmaceuticals, and other treatment options. Dr. Torpey uses evidence based medicine, seeking answers through scientific proof, to provide his patients with the information needed to make the best decision they can for their health care, while providing the support and compassion of a true patient advocate.

 At Torpey Family Medicine we provide the right medical care for the right reason, to improve the health and well-being of our patients and our community. 


Why us?

Torpey Family Medicine is a patient centered medical practice dedicated to providing their patients with the compassionate, integrative health care that they need and deserve. We strive to meet the needs of our community with the goal of personalizing a healthcare environment which is comfortable, friendly, helpful and respectful. Dr. Torpey strives to maximize his availability to his patients through an “Open Office Practice” philosophy of encouraging his patients call into the office with acute concerns, such that they can be addressed quickly before they progress. His practice believes that he and his patients must strive for a partnership as he helps them navigate the complex healthcare environment which is modern medicine.