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Maria R. Lopez, M.D.

General Information

Maria R. Lopez, M.D.



  • Neurology (Psychiatry & Neurology)


English, Spanish

Clinical Areas

Epilepsy in woman as well as Epilepsy in sleep. Non convulsive status epilepticus especially at the ICU. Clinical neurology and teaching residents as well as students not only to be a better clinicians but also to be more compasionate and caring.


  • American Board of Psych & Neuro-Epilepsy
  • Neurology (American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology)


  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology

Research Interests

Epilesy and Sleep disrder Catamenial seizures Pregnancy and epilepsy


2001 Fellowship
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Harvard University
1999 Residency
Boston Medical Center - Boston University
1996 Internship
Boston Medical Center - Boston University
1993 M.D.
Instituto de Ciencias de La Salud


I was born in Medellin, Colombia and completed Medical School at Universidad CES in 1993. After that, I completed a required year of service in the comunity as a GP.

I moved to the United States in 1995 and did a year of Internship at Boston Medical Center, Boston Medical School,  followed by Neurology Residency in the same location.

After completing 2 years of Fellowship in Neurophysiology and clinical Epilepsy at Beth Deaconess Israel in Boston, Harvard Medical School, I moved to Miami and worked in private practice for 6 years.

I am currently a faculty member in the Department of Neurology with special interest in developing a clinical Neurology program as well as participating in the care of patients with a seizure disorder.


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