Haruka Torok

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

Haruka Torok

Contact Info

Office Address:
420 Delaware St SE
MMC 741
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Mena Vue

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine


MD, Medical School, Hokkaido University, School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan

Residency, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

Residency, Teine Keijinkai Hospital, Sapporo, Japan

Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Master's Degree University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA


Awards & Recognition

  • Scott Wright Award for Academic Excellence, Division of Hospital Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (2013)



  • Torok H, Kotwal S, Landis R, Ozumba U, Howell E, Wright S. Providing Feedback on Clinical Performance to Hospitalists: Experience Using a New Metric Tool to Assess Inpatient Satisfaction With Care From Hospitalists. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2016 Winter;36(1)61-8.
  • Kotwal S, Torok H, Landis R, Howell H, Wright S. Comportment and Communication Patterns among Hopsitalist Physicians: Insight Gleaned through Observation. South Med J. 2015 Aug;108(8)496-501.
  • Torok H, Kotwal K, Ghazarian SR, Landis R, Wright, S, Howell E. Development and validation of the tool to assess inpatient satisfaction with care from hospitalists. J Hosp Med. 2014 Sep;9(9):553-8.
  • Bhogal H, Howell E, Torok H, Knight A, Howe E, Wright S. Peer Assessment of Professional Performance by Hospitalist Physicians. South Med J. 2012 May; 105(5):254-8.
  • Torok H, Lackner C, Regina L, Wright S. Learning Needs of Physician Assistants working in Hospital Medicine. J Hosp Med. 2012 Mar; 7(3): 190-4.
  • Torok HM, Torre D, Elnicki DM. Themes and Characteristics of Medical Students’ Self-Identified Clerkship Learning Goals; A Quasi-Statistical Qualitative Study. Acad Med. 2009; 84(10): S58-S62.
  • Torok HM, Granieri G. Clinician Educator Training Program at the University of Pittsburgh. Medical Education Japan. 2009. Volume 40(3); 191-196.



University of Minnesota Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Hospital Privileges

University of Minnesota Medical Center