Medical School Universidad La Salle/Facuitad de Medicina (2000)
Residency University of Illinois at Chicago (2005), Pediatrics
Fellowship Massachusetts General Hospital (2008), Pediatric Endocrinology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 1
  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 2


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Impact of GLP-1 and GLP-1 Receptor Agonists on Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Type 2 diabetes
Verge D, Lopez X Curr Diabetes Rev April 2010
Insulin Enhances Glucose-Stimulated Insulin Secretion in Healthy Humans
Bouche C*, Lopez X*, Fleischman A, Cypess AM, O?Shea S, Stefanoviski D, Bergman RN, Rogatsky E, Stein DT, Kulkarni RN, Kahn CR, Goldfine AB Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A March 2010 107(10) 4770-5
Family History of Diabetes Impacts on Interactions between Minimal Model Estimates of Insulin Sensitivity and Glucose Effectiveness
Lopez X, Bouche C, Tatro E, Goldfine AB Diabetes Obes Metab February 2009 11(2) 123-30
Human Insulin Analog Induced Lipoatrophy
Lopez, X, Castells M, Velazquez EF, Ricker A, Lin D, Mun E, Goldfine AB Diabetes Care March 2008 31(3) 442-4
Hypoglycemia in Children (chapter)
American Academy of Pediatrics Nutrition Handbook 6th ed Lopez X, Levitsky LL 2007

Honors & Awards

  • Graduation with honors from medical school