Ronald Torrance II, DO, is a non-surgical orthopedic physician specializing in Sports Medicine at Regenexx Tampa Bay - Regenexx Tampa Bay. He was born in Erie, Pennsylvania, and moved to Sarasota, Florida when he was 12. Dr. Torrance excelled in sports - basketball, football, and baseball and graduated from Sarasota’s Riverview High School as a two-sport student athlete. After high school, he accepted a combined academic and athletic scholarship from Limestone College in Gaffney, South Carolina. While there, he played baseball and graduated with a double Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and Chemistry with a minor in Mathematics. Dr. Torrance graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Lakewood Ranch, Florida then completing his Family Medicine Residency in the Greater Philadelphia Area followed by a fellowship in Sports Medicine in Vineland, NJ with Inspira Health Network. He is licensed to practice medicine in the states of Florida, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Dr Torrance’s clinical practice focuses on Interventional Regenerative Orthopedics – Offering Regenexx procedures - the Nation’s Most Advanced Non-Surgical Stem Cell and Platelet Treatments for Injuries and Arthritis under image guidance using ultrasound and fluoroscopy (live X-ray).
He has published in peer reviewed journals and is an invited speaker at medical conferences. In 2018, he co-authored Exercise 2.0 for Regenexx.
Dr. Torrance has also been through formal continuing education in Functional Medicine through the California Center for Functional Medicine.
He was invited to work on the medical staff at the 2016 CrossFit Regionals and 2016 CrossFit Games. Alongside his medical career, Dr. Torrance has continued his athletic pursuits. He has achieved a ranking as a semi-professional beach volleyball player, and trains as a competitive CrossFit athlete. His recent sports accomplishments include finishing 197th in the Mid-Atlantic Region as an individual athlete in the 2016 CrossFit Open, as well as qualifying a team for the 2016 Kill Cliff Granite Games.