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Richard R. Lopez, Jr., MD

Languages: Spanish, English
Specialties:
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
Dr. Lopez sees each patient as a unique individual and approaches their care with this in mind. His goal is to develop a personalized treatment plan that often includes anatomic drawings and pictures to explain their situation and the surgical procedures involved. He is rewarded by learning from his patients that they appreciate his honesty and the way he takes time to explain and discuss their condition. With Dr. Lopez you can be certain that he will inspire confidence about your future good health. Dr. Lopez served as Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation at Vanderbilt University, and as staff surgeon at the Veteran's Affairs Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee and in Portland, Oregon. He was recruited to Cedar-Sinai in Los Angeles to expand their liver surgery program. He has served on the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) Regional Review Board, the Joint Operations Committee for One Legacy, the Medical Advisory Board of the American Liver Foundation, and the Cancer Support Community.
Education
Institution
Type
Stanford University School Of Medicine, Stanford, CA
Medical School
Oregon Health & Science University School Of Medicine, Portland, OR
Internship
Oregon Health & Science University School Of Medicine, Portland, OR
Residency
New England Deaconess Campus Hospital, Boston, MA
Fellowship
Health Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS/EPO
  • Aetna Preferred Provider Organization
  • Anthem Blue Cross California Care HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered CA HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered CA PPO/EPO
  • Blue Shield of CA 65 Plus Senior Plan HMO
  • Blue Shield of CA Access + HMO Plan
  • Blue Shield of CA Covered CA HMO
  • Blue Shield of CA Covered CA PPO/EPO
  • Blue Shield of CA HMO Plan
  • Blue Shield of CA HMO Plus POS
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS/EPO
  • Cigna Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
  • Health Net Covered CA HMO
  • Health Net Covered CA PPO
  • Medi-Medi (Medicare-Medi-Cal)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Scan Senior Health Plan HMO
  • Secure Horizons Secure/UHC HMO
  • United Healthcare EPO
  • United Healthcare POS
  • United Healthcare PPO
Clinical Interests
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Hepatitis C
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Liver
 
Liver and Pancreatic Disease Center
20911 Earl Street Suite 245
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 371-5351
Affiliated Facilities
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance