Dr. Rafael Lopez, MD

Dr. Rafael Lopez, MD

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Urology  |  
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60 y/o
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Dr. Rafael Lopez, MD is an urology doctor who practices in Belle Glade, FL. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

Palm Beach Urology

1100 S Main St

Belle Glade, FL 33430
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Lopez performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Urinary Stones
very high
more than 97% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Bladder Stones
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lopez "At Palm Beach Urology Associates, we offer more than just state-of-the-art urology treatments -- we offer world class medical services by specialists who care. Our practice services a wide number of patients who come from all over South Florida and abroad seeking state of the art care in urology with a personal touch. Our practice incorporates the latest treatment modalities including robotic assisted laparoscopic surgery, minimally invasive techniques with the use of lasers as well as the traditional surgical approach to medical problems. Our doctors and staff pride themselves on the quality of care and the personal attention that each patient receives in our practice. Palm Beach Urology also offers Pediatric Urology for children of all ages, given the care and treatment that our children deserve."

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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Lopez does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Incontinence
  • Infertility
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Male Infertility
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Atrophy
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Kidney Removal
  • Lithotripsy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostate Surgery
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureterscopies
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urethral Sling
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vasectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Lopez has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Lopez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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JFK Medical Center North Campus

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Prostate Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Lopez is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Lopez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lopez to family and friends
3.1
based on 13 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Lopez's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Clewiston, FL |
I WAS EXPEIENCING BLADDER RETENTION AND BLADDER SPASMS. I WAS REFERRED TO DR. LOPEZ THROUGH PALMS WEST HOSPITAL. I WAS IN EXCRUTIATING PAIN AND THE MEDICATION HE GAVE ME FOR PAIN RELIEF WAS NOT COVERED BY MY INSURANCE. WHEN THE PHARMACY CALLED HIM TO ASK FOR A DIFFERENT PRESCRIPTION HE SAID THERE...more
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in Boynton Beach, FL |
I didn't even see him when he biopsied my prostate except for the follow-up when he gave me the results. Waited 20 days to tell me the results were positive for cancer. Could have told me a bit sooner.
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in Royal Palm Beach |
It was ok but no a good experience, kind of careless and rushed
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lopez accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
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  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Lopez has admitting privileges

Palms West Hospital
13001 Southern Blvd
Loxahatchee, FL 33470
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JFK Medical Center
5301 S Congress Ave
Atlantis, FL 33462
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JFK Medical Center North Campus
2201 45th St
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
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Hendry Regional Medical Center
524 W Sagamore Ave
Clewiston, FL 33440
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