Jose Lopez, MD, is Chief of the Emergency
Medicine Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, where he leads a team focused
on providing emergency services around the clock to patients with serious
illnesses or injuries requiring immediate attention.
Prior to joining
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Lopez held a series of roles over an 11-year
career with MedStar Health, including the role of Chairman of the Department of
Emergency Medicine at MedStar Harbor Hospital and Director of Quality at
MedStar Franklin Square in Baltimore, Maryland, US. In 2008, Dr. Lopez took a
sabbatical to Doha, Qatar to serve as a consultant physician for the University
of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s International Division, where he gained regional
experience as an Emergency Medicine consultant.
Dr. Lopez graduated
from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in
Community Health. He received his Medical Doctorate from the University of
Massachusetts Medical School and completed his Emergency Medicine residency
training there, serving as Chief Resident in his final year of residency. In
2011, he completed an MBA in Medical Service Management from Johns Hopkins
Dr. Lopez lives in
Abu Dhabi with his wife and two daughters. He enjoys traveling, running,
tennis, golf and water sports.