Dr. Rafael Lopez, MD

Dr. Rafael Lopez, MD

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Urology  ·  
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60 y/o
(13)

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Dr. Rafael Lopez, MD is an urology specialist in Belle Glade, FL and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in urology.

Palm Beach Urology Associates

1100 S Main St

Belle Glade, FL 33430
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

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

Dr. Lopez's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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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1  Specialties

  • Urology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Lopez does not have any board certifications listed.

50  Conditions Treated

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20  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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Dr. Lopez's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lopez to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have 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)

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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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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It was ok but no a good experience, kind of careless and rushed
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