Department of Surgery, General Surgery
Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children's Hospital West Campus
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Attending Surgeon, Pediatric Surgery Service - Texas Children's Hospital
Yale University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, 2002
Albert Einstein College of Medicine -, General Surgery, 2007Albert Einstein College of Medicine, , 2007
Baylor College of Medicine, Pediatric Surgery, 2009Baylor College of Medicine, , 2009
Dr. Lopez’s research is focused on the design and implementation of prospective surgical clinical studies, and improving clinical outcomes for children undergoing surgery. Her research interests are complemented by a practice focus on the surgical treatment of pediatric gastrointestinal disease, and general, neonatal and pediatric surgery.
Dr. Lopez is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and in Pediatric Surgery.
Douglas G, Axelrad ME, Brandt ML, Crabtree E, Dietrich JE, French S, Gunn S, Karaviti L, Lopez ME, Macias CG, McCullough LB, Suresh D, Austin E, Reid Sutton V. Guidelines for evaluating and managing children born with disorders of sexual development.Pediatric Annals 2012 Apr 1;41(4):e1-7.
Mehta S, Lopez ME, Chumpitazi BP, Mazziotti MV, Brandt ML, Fishman DS. Clinical Characteristics and Risk Factors for Symptomatic Pediatric Gallbladder Disease. Pediatrics 2012 Jan;129(1):e82-8.
Whyte C, Tran E, Lopez M, Harris B. Outpatient laparoscopic interval appendectomy for perforated appendicitis. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2008 Nov; 43(11):1970-1972.
Burchhardt D, Fallon SC, Lopez ME, Kim ES, Hicks J, Brandt ML. Retroperitoneal lipoblastoma: A discussion of current management. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2012 Oct;47(10):e51-4. PMID: 23084233.
Mehta S, Lopez ME, Chumpitazi BP, Mazziotti MV, Brandt ML, Fishman DS. Clinical characteristics and risk factors for symptomatic pediatric gallbladder disease. Pediatrics 2012 Jan;129(1):e82-8. Epub 2011 Dec 12.PMID: 22157135.
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