Dr. Noel Lopez has been committed to serving patients in the Rio Grande Valley for over 20 years. His dedication began at The University of Texas Pan American where he received a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, graduating Cum Laude. He went on to The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, receiving his Doctor of Medicine in 1988.
Upon graduation he completed his residency at Memorial Southwest Hospital in Houston, Texas and was Board Certified in Family Practice in 1991. He was employed at the Valley Medical Arts Clinic from 1991-1997 before establishing his own private practice, Palm Valley Medical Clinic in November of 1997. Currently, he is the Medical Director at All Valley Sleep Lab and Amara Hospice in McAllen, Texas. In 2011, he became Board Certified in Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Noel Lopez is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Family Physicians, Texas Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Sleep Medicine and American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He is also an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Outside of practicing medicine, Dr. Noel Lopez enjoys amateur radio (license NR5R), jazz piano, photography, fishing, hunting, martial arts (3rd degree black belt aikido), and Marine Aquaria.