Royal Research, Corp specializes in conducting Clinical Trials Phases I through IV. Our goal is to assist our healthcare industry by conducting medical studies to discover and develop investigational medication, procedures, treatments and devices to improve the quality of life around the world. We have made our research facility comfortable for all of our participants putting their health and safety first. Our bilingual, highly trained, certified and dedicated medical research staff provides exceptional research services and adheres to the highest standards of clinical research. Royal has also have partnered with different outpatient facilities which provide a full spectrum of laboratory, imaging, and special diagnostic services.


Elio Argimiro Torres Lopez, MD

  1. January 2019 to Present – Royal Research, Corp Hollywood, FL
  2. May 2016 to Present – Private Practice.
  3. July 2013 to May 2016 – Private Practice.
  4. July 2012 to June 2013 – Kidney Care Plus
  5. Kidney and Hypertension Group
  6. Elbert Einstein Medical Center Pembroke Pines, FL
  • American Society of Transplantation (AST)
  • American Society of Nephrology (ASN)
  • National Kidney Foundation (NKF)
    Medical Licenses
  • State of Florida
  • Good Clinical Practices- 2019
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Nephrology, Board certified, October 2011
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Internal Medicine, Board Certified, August 2009
  • USMLE Step 3 – May 2006
  • USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills Assessment – August 2005
  • USMLE Step 2 Clinical Knowledge – August 2005
  • United States Medical Licensure Exam (USMLE) Step 1 – May 2005
  • July, 2011 to June 2012 Albert Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, PA Transplant Nephrology Fellowship (AST approved)
  • 1-year experience in kidney transplant patients, including donor evaluations; pre-transplant evaluations, immediate and post transplant patient care (first 90 days post transplantation and beyond), outpatient clinic, and kidney biopsies. July, 2009 to June 2011 Albert Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, PA Nephrology Fellowship.
  • Experience in renal replacement therapies, including hemodialysis (inpatient and outpatient), peritoneal dialysis, and renal transplantation
  • Inpatient and outpatient diagnosis of various renal diseases and their management, including acute kidney injury, its related complications, as well as care of renal transplant patients. Experience in kidney biopsies (native and transplanted allografts)

Melissa Perlman, DPM

3911 Hollywood Blvd Suite 105

  • Panel Physician for Memorial Hospital Pembroke Healing Center Private Practice
    July 1996 – Present
  • Attending Physician for Memorial Podiatric Surgical Residency Program – Royal Research, Corp. Hollywood, FL. Sub-Investigator
    November 2019 – Present