Dr. J Antonio Lopez, MD

Dr. J Antonio Lopez, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. J Antonio Lopez, MD is a cardiology specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1983 and specializes in cardiology.

1070 N Curtis Rd

Boise, ID 83706

Contact Information

(208) 367-4278

Insurance Accepted

  • Assurant Health
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Medico
  • National Elevator
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Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
more than 86% of peers
Congenital Heart Defects
more than 80% of peers
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
more than 69% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lopez "As a preventive cardiologist, my goal is to educate health care professionals and patients to help put an end to the epidemic of atherosclerosis in the United States. We need to care for patients before they become ill. Areas of expertise: Preventive Cardiology, Clinical Lipidology, LDL Apheresis, Clinical Hypertension, Echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)."

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

69  Conditions Treated

  • Accelerated Hypertension
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Idiopathic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Exertional Hypertension
  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
  • Labile Hypertension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Primary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • White Coat Hypertension
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15  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of California At San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Cedars-Sinai Med Ctr/UCLA
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Cedars-Sinai Med Ctr/UCLA
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Veterans Administration, Associate Investigator Award, 1987, 1987
  • Veterans Administration, Merit Review Award, 1989, 1989
  • Cum Laude Harvard Medical School, 1983, 1983
  • Alfred Soffer Research Award, American College of Chest Physicians, 1987, 1987
  • National Trainee Award, American Federation for Clinical Research, 1988, 1988
  • Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Merit Scholar, 1983, 1983
  • Midwest-Trainee Award, American Federation for Clinical Researchand The Central Society for Clinical Research, 1987, 1987
  • Finalist (second prize), Young Investigators Award, American College of Cardiology, 1989, 1989
Media & Publications
  • QT Prolongation and Torsades de Pointes Following Administration of Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole., 1987
  • Effects of Sympathetic Nerves on Iliac Collateral Vessels in the Limb of Atherosclerotic Primates., 1991
  • Vascular Responses to Leukocyte Products in Atherosclerotic Primates., 1989
  • Vascular Responses to Endothelin in Atherosclerotic Primates., 1990
  • Effect of Intracarotid Administration of Ouabain in Dogs., 1988
  • Early Membrane Damage During Coronary Reperfusion in Dogs: Detection by Radiolabeled Anticardiac Myosin (Fab?) 2., 1983
  • Mono- and Polymorphonuclear Leukocytes Produce Endothelium-Independent Vasoconstriction in Normal and Atherosclerotic Arteries in Vitro, 1991
  • Effects of Atherosclerosis and Regression on Vascular Responses to Products of Activated Platelets in Primates., 1991
  • Mechanisms of Contraction Induced by Human Leukocytes in Normal and Atherosclerotic Arteries., 1991
  • Response of the Mesenteric Circulation to Serotonin in Normal and Atherosclerotic Monkeys: Implications for the Pathogenesis of Nonocclusive Intestinal Ischaemia., 1989
  • Effect of Atherosclerosis on Cerebral Vasoconstrictor Responses to Activation of Leukocytes and Platelets in Monkeys., 1991
  • The Acetylcholine-Induced Vasodilatation in the Blood-Perfused Rabbit Hindlimb in Vivo is Not Inhibited by L-Arginine Analogues., 1991
  • Activation of Leukocytes with Complement C5a is Associated with Prostanoid-dependent Constriction of Large Arteries in Atherosclerotic Monkeys in Vivo., 1992
  • Detection of Early Necrosis in a Canine Model of Low Flow Myocardial Ischemia Using 125I-Antimyosin (Fab?) 2., 1987
  • Acute Effect of Cigarette Smoking on the Coronary Circulation: Constriction of Epicardial and Resistance Vessels., 1993
  • Cardiovascular Risk and Dyslipidemia in Mexican Americans: Special Considerations., 2011
  • Assessment of Left Atrial Appendage Function by Biplane Transesophageal Echocardiography in Patients with Nonrheumatic Atrial Fibrillation:Identification of a Subgroup of Patients at Increased Embolic, 1994
  • Echocardiographic Features of Nonbacterial Thrombotic Endocarditis., 1987
  • Vascular Responses to Activation of Leukocytes After Regression of Atherosclerosis., 1992
  • Comparison of Coronary Vasodilatation with Intravenous Dipyridamole and Adenosine., 1991
  • Responsiveness of Iliac Collateral Vessels to Constrictor Stimuli in Atherosclerotic Primates., 1988
  • Effect of Early and Advanced Atherosclerosis on Vascular Responses to Serotonin, Thromboxane A2, and ADP., 1989
  • Vascular Responses to Platelet Activation in Normal and Atherosclerotic Primates in Vivo., 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr Lopez was my Cardiologist at St Alphonsus Hospital in Boise . I could not have hoped for a more careing , concerned Doctor to get me thru a mild heart attack and placement of a stent to resolve a blocked artery . Dr Lopez impressed me with his thoughtful approach to managing my...Read More
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