Dr. Ruben M. Lopez, MD

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Dr. Ruben M. Lopez, MD

General Surgery | Male

597 W Sesame Dr Ste A, Harlingen, TX 78550 Get Directions
(956) 425-5144

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Dr. Lopez specializes in General Surgery and practices in Harlingen, TX. He practices at 2 locations.

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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Breast Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Surgery

    Board Certifications

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Heart Disease
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Ventral Hernia

    Procedures Performed

    • Abdominal Surgery
    • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
    • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Anoscopy
    • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Aortic Valve Replacement
    • Appendectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Arterial Graft
    • Arterial Line Insertion
    • Bile Duct Procedure
    • Bile Duct Surgery
    • Biliary Drainage
    • Biopsy
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bowel Resection
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Bronchoscopy
    • Burn Care Services
    • Cardiac Procedure
    • Carotid Surgery
    • Colectomy
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hepatectomy
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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    • 1
      Sanction

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      • Disciplinary action in another state  (10/28/2014)
      • Action Taken: Reprimand
      • Summary: Lopez, Ruden Montelongo MD: License # MD053376L: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician was disciplined by the Texas Medical Board. ACTION TAKEN: The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine has REPRIMANDED the physician’s license.
      • State: Pennsylvania
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      • Professional Misconduct  (6/14/2013)
      • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: Texas
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Michigan Medical School

      Graduated in 1991

    • Internship Hospital
      Memorial Hermann Hospital

      Completed in 1992

    • Residency Hospital
      Univ Of Texas Health Science Houston, Tx
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Memorial Hermann Hospital

      Completed in 1997

      Texsan Heart Hospital

      Completed in 1999

    • Undergraduate School
      The University Of Texas

      Graduated in 1985

    Awards & Recognition

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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in General Surgery
    • Board certified in General Surgery
    • No malpractice claims found
    • Sanctions found
    • Board actions found
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    Dr. Lopez's Office & Staff

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients