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Gabriel Lopez, MD

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Medical Director, Integrative Medicine Program, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Assistant Professor, Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX

Bio Statement

Dr. Lopez is an Assistant Professor and  Medical Director of the Integrative Medicine Center at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in the Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation, & Integrative Medicine. His primary clinical focus is conducting integrative oncology consultations in the Integrative Medicine Center. Dr. Lopez received his medical degree from the Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. He received training in Internal Medicine at The University of Texas at Houston Medical School. Following his residency, Dr. Lopez completed a fellowship in Palliative Care and Symptom Control at MD Anderson and then a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Dr. Lopez is fluent in Spanish, and has clinical interest in the areas of integrative oncology, supportive care and symptom assessment.

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2004 Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, MD, Medicine
2000 Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, AB, Cum Laude, Biology

Postgraduate Training

6/2008-6/2011 Clinical Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
7/2007-6/2008 Clinical Fellowship, Palliative Care and Symptom Control, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
6/2004-6/2007 Clinical Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Texas at Houston Medical School, Houston, TX

Board Certifications

10/2012 American Board of Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
11/2010 American Board of Internal Medicine - Hospice & Palliative Medicine
8/2009 American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine

Grant & Contract Support

Title: A Pilot Study of Massage to Treat Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy
Funding Source: Duncan Family Institute for Cancer Prevention and Risk Assessment Seed Funding Research Program
Role: Principal Investigator

Last updated: 9/21/2015