Mr Lopez is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in hip and knee replacement surgery. The majority of his practice revolves around primary (first time) and revision (re-do) joint replacement surgery of both joints. He has a strong clinical interest in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of painful, infected and failing joint replacements.
He completed his undergraduate qualifications at Imperial College, London. His early postgraduate training was undertaken in London, with his higher surgical training being undertaken on the Cambridge Orthopaedic Rotation. He was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (Trauma & Orthopaedics) in 2016. Upon completion of his specialist training, Mr Lopez undertook further extensive sub-specialty training in the UK, Germany and Australia. The scope of his fellowship covered all aspects of primary and revision hip and knee replacement surgery, peri-prosthetic joint infection (infection following joint replacement), as well as orthopaedic oncology and sarcoma surgery (tumour surgery).
Mr Lopez enjoys and busy primary and revision joint replacement practice, and also regularly carries out more complex reconstructive surgery (proximal and distal femoral replacements) for patients with metastatic bone tumour disease. Aside from his clinical interests, Mr Lopez is a faculty member for several FRCS (Consultant level examination) courses. In addition to this, he is a faculty member for the AO trauma foundation, which trains orthopaedic surgeons in basic and advanced trauma surgery techniques.
He also has an active interest in orthopaedic research. He has several peer-reviewed publications, as well as published book chapters. Most of these involve the topics of revision surgery and peri-prosthetic joint infection; both of which he is extremely passionate about.
Current and recent appointments
- Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon-ESNEFT