Dr. Lopez completed his basic medical degree (MBBS) from Calicut Medical College, Kerala, India in 1991. After obtaining a Post Graduate Degree (MD Paediatrics) from NHL Medical College Ahmedabad, he moved to the UK for further training in Paediatrics and Neonatology.
Dr. Lopez has more than 25 years of experience in Neonatology. As part of his neonatal training in London Deanery, he has worked in most of the tertiary neonatal units in London and obtained CCT in Neonatology. He was working as a Neonatal Consultant from 2010 at Queens Hospital (Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust) prior to joining NMC as Head of the Neonatal Services. He was the lead for the Neonatal Services in Queens Hospital, which has 32 neonatal beds and more than 8000 deliveries per annum.
His expertise includes neonatal ventilation, advanced neonatal resuscitation and neonatal cardiology in addition to neonatal nutrition and neurodevelopmental follow up. He is a UK Resuscitation Council approved NLS and EPLS trainer and Medical Director for the course.
He is a member of EACVI (European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging) and holds a Certificate of accreditation for echocardiography in congenital heart disease. He also completed MSc in Clinical Paediatrics from University College London. Also, he is member of Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) and Fellow of Royal College of Paediatricians (FRCPCH). He has attended many national and international courses and conferences. He has also published and contributed to several neonatal research topics.
He is a voracious reader and passionate about high quality patient care. He is committed to teaching and training junior doctors and medical students.
Dr. Lopez can speak English and Malayalam.