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Dr. J Antonio Lopez, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 63

Dr. Lopez

Dr. J Antonio Lopez, MD is a cardiology specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1983 and specializes in cardiology.


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(208) 367-4278

Dr. Lopez accepts the following insurance:

Assurant Health
CHAMPVA
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
HealthSmart
Medico
National Elevator
PacificSource
Providence Health Plans
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Wells Fargo Insurance

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Dr. Lopez's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lopez treats Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension) more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Lopez treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Congenital Heart Defects
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lopez treats Congenital Heart Defects more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Lopez treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Fetal
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lopez treats Aortic Valve Regurgitation more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Lopez treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Lopez's conditions and procedures:

  • 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
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Idiopathic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • 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
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ultrasound, Cardiac
  • Vascular Disease
  • White Coat Hypertension

About Me

Care Philosophy

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).

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • 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

Dr. Lopez's Reviews

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4.6

Based on 20 reviews

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1 Star
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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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