Meet the Doctors
The Histiocytosis Treatment Program at CHOC Children’s is a multidisciplinary team of nationally recognized medical and surgical experts who treat children and adolescents with histiocytosis. The program is led by Elyssa Rubin, M.D. and Lilibeth Torno, M.D.
Dr. Elyssa Rubin is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology. She completed her fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at Children’s Hospital of Orange County and did her pediatric internship and residency training at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center. Dr. Rubin attended medical school at the Sackler School of Medicine, NY State/American Branch in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Dr. Lilibeth Torno is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric hematology and oncology. Dr. Torno completed her fellowship training at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and completed her residency at CHOC. She attended medical school at University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines. Dr. Torno also speaks Filipino.