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Fred A. Lopez, MD

Richard Vial Professor of Medicine

Vice Chair for Education
LSU Department of Medicine
 

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
LSU School of Medicine

2020 Gravier St.
Room 707
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 568-7544
Fax: (504) 568-2127

alopez1@lsuhsc.edu

Degrees

BA Human Biology - 1986
Stanford University, Stanford, CA

MD - 1991
Louisiana State University School of Medicine

Bio

1991-1994
Medical Intern and Resident
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, CA

1994-1995
Chief Resident in Internal Medicine
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, CA

1995-1998
Postdoctoral Fellow in Medicine/Infectious Diseases
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, CA
 

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Diplomate
American Board of Internal Medicine

Diplomate
American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Research Interests

Fever and rash
Medical education
Impact of disasters on academic medical centers

Selected Publications

TEXTBOOKS

Infectious Diseases: Emergency Department Diagnosis & Management (First Edition). EM Slaven, SC Stone , FA Lopez (eds). McGraw Hill, New York; 2007.

PUBLICATIONS

Lopez FA, Sanders CV. Fever and rash in the immunocompetent patient-I. In, BD Rose, editor, UpToDate, UpToDate, Inc., Wellesley, MA. 



Lopez FA, Sanders CV. Fever and rash in the immunocompetent patient-II. In, BD Rose, editor, UpToDate, UpToDate, Inc., Wellesley, MA. 



Lopez FA, Sanders CV. Fever and rash in HIV-infected patients. In, BD Rose, editor, UpToDate, UpToDate, Inc., Wellesley, MA. 



Lopez FA, Sanders CV. Fever and rash in nonHIV immunocompromised hosts. In, BD Rose, editor, UpToDate, UpToDate, Inc., Wellesley, MA.

Lopez FA. Almost Five Years Later: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans Healthcare, and the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Pharos 2010;73: 8-11.

Engel LS, Sanders CV, Lopez FA. Fever and Rash. In: Infectious Diseases In Critical Care Medicine 3rd Edition. BA Cunha (Editor). Informa Healthcare. New York, NY. 2010.

Lopez FA. Infectious diseases in the 21st century: No end in sight. Emergency Medicine 2009;41:8. (Guest Editorial)

Morris J, Lopez FA. Clostridium difficile: An old player with a new hand in the game. Emergency Medicine 2009; 41:12-17.

Lopez FA, Sanders CV. Rash and fever. In: Educational Review Manual in Infectious Diseases—4th Edition. BA Cunha (Editor). Castle Connolly Graduate Medical Publishing. New York, NY. 2010.

Lopez FA. “Approach to meningitis and encephalitis.” In: Medicine Essentials for Clerkship Students. ACP/CDIM. Philadelphia. 2008.

Lopez FA. “Infective Endocarditis.” In: Medicine Essentials for Clerkship Students. ACP/CDIM. Philadelphia. 2008.

Sanders CV, Lopez FA. Hurricane Katrina and the LSU-New Orleans Department of Medicine: Rebuilding, recruiting, and renewing. Am J Med Sci 2008; 336:185-90.

Gunderson CC, Gupta MR, Lopez F, Lombard GA, LaPlace SG, Taylor DE, Dhillon GS, Valentine VG. Clostridium difficile colitis in lung transplantation. Transpl Infect Dis 2008 Feb 29 [Epub ahead of print].

Chauvin SW, DiCarlo R, Lopez F, Delcarpio JB, Hilton CW. In for the long haul: Sustaining and rebuilding educational operations after Hurricane Katrina. Family and Community Health. 2008; 31:54-70.

Slaven EM, Lopez FA. Pyogenic skin and soft tissue infections. Infectious Diseases: Emergency Department Diagnosis & Management. EM Slaven, SC Stone , FA Lopez (eds). McGraw Hill. New York. 247-257, 2007.

Lopez FA. In the wake of Katrina: an update on the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. The Pharos 2007; 70:22-23.

Engel LS, Sanders CV, Lopez FA. Fever and Rash. In: Infectious Diseases In Critical Care Medicine 2nd Edition. BA Cunha (Editor). Informa Healthcare. New York, NY. 361-396, 2007.

DiCarlo RP, Hilton CW, Chauvin SW, Delcarpio JB, Lopez FA, McCluggage S, Letourneau J, Smith R, Hollier LH. Survival and recovery: maintaining the educational mission of LSU School of Medicine in the aftermath of hurricane Katrina. Academic Medicine 2007; 82: 745-756.

Lopez FA, Slaven EM, Sanders CV. “Primary skin eruptions: Impetigo, cellulitis, and necrotizing fasciitis.” In: Infectious Diseases: Emergency Medicine Diagnosis & Management. Eds. EM Slaven, SC Stone, FA Lopez. New York: McGraw Hill. 237-246, 2007.

Lopez FA. “In the Eye of the Storm: Charity Hospital and Hurricane Katrina.” The Pharos. Winter 2006. 4-10.

Louisiana State University Health Science Center Infectious Diseases Section. “Eight months later—Hurricane aftermath challenges facing the LSUHSC Infectious Diseases Section.” Clin Infect Dis 43:2006. 485-489.