Dr. Lopez attended the University of Puerto Rico, where he earned his Master of Science in Environmental Health and Occupational Health. He also earned a masters degree in public administration in health care administration from Troy State University in Alabama. He went on to the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine where he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. He completed his general residency with the U.S. Navy at the National Naval Medical Center in Maryland. Dr. Lopez served as a Dental Officer in the U.S. Navy, and he continues to serve as a Dental Officer for the South Texas Detention Complex, an Immigrations and Customs Enforcement facility. During his time with the Navy, Dr. Lopez earned a number of Commissioned Corps and honor awards, including two Combat Zone Award medals. Dr. Lopez is committed to bettering the lives of his patients, one smile at a time.