Dr. Raiza Lopez has been a practicing Internist in the US since 2010. After graduating with her medical degree from Instituto Superior de Ciencias Mèdicas de la Habana, Dr. Lopez remained in Cuba for her first residency in Internal Medicine at Carlos J. Finlay Hospital. She practiced in Cuba for a short time before moving to the US for her second Internal Medicine residency at Lutheran Medical Center. With her certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Lopez sees patients for a multitude of reasons, including annual physicals, preventative screenings, disease management and treatment, pre-operative exams, and the general promotion of health and wellbeing. Additionally, Dr. Lopez can communicate with her patients in both Spanish and English.
Dr. Lopez's philosophy when it comes to practicing medicine is be listen closely, be compassionate, and offer patient-centered care. She views medicine as a profession focused on helping others, regardless of circumstances, by placing a heavy emphasis on facilitating patients to lead healthier and happier lives. Outside of her time in the office, Dr. Lopez enjoys spending time with her family and friends, as well as going to the beach, traveling, and reading a good book.
- The Mount Sinai Hospital