Mark Lopez

Professor

Mark Lopez

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Emergency Medicine

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pediatrics

Bio

Appointment Date: 2000

Dr. Lopez was born on the US Air Force Base in Torrejon, Spain. He was an EMT in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He graduated with an undergraduate B.S. degree in Biology from the University of South Florida. He then went on to graduate with an MD degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He completed a general internship at the University of California San Franscisco at Fresno and then he completed a pediatric residency at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Lopez went on to complete his residency in Emergency Medicine at Milwaukee Regional Medical Center Froedert Hospital. He has been a faculty member at the Medical College of Georgia in the department of Emergency Medicine and has been the student clerkship director as well as teaching Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine to students, residents and fellows. He is active in the EMS fellowship teaching fellows, EMT and paramedic students. Dr. Lopez also serves as the Medical Director for Columbia County Fire Department and is the chairman of the Columbia County EMA committee. His interests include student teaching, prehospital care as well as emergency services for children.

Specialty Focus: EMS, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

  • (706) 721-5592
  • AF 1013

Education

  • MD, Medicine University of Kansas Medical C, 1993

  • BS, Bio, General University of South Florida St, 1989

Certifications

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support 2015

  • Advanced Trauma Life Support 2015

  • Basic Life Support 2015

  • Emergency Medical Services Operations 2015

  • Emergency Vehicle Operations 2015

  • Neonatal Advanced Life Support 2015

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support 2015

  • Board Certified American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2011

  • Board Certified American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2002

  • Board Certified American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2021

  • PHY Ga Composite State Brd, 2000

  • Physician License Ga Composite State Brd, 2000

  • Physician License South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners, 2002

  • ACL AHA, 2016

  • ACLS AHA, 2016

  • BLS AHA, 2016

  • Medical License Florida Composite Medical Board, 1994

  • Medical License Wisconsin Composite Medical Board, 1997

Awards & Honors

  • Teaching Excellence Program Award Augusta University, 2016

  • Outstanding Pediatric Clinician of the Year MCG, Emergency Medicine, 2010

  • Outstanding Pediatric Clinician of the Year MCG, Emergency Medicine, 2008

  • Outstanding Clinician of the Year MCG, Emergency Medicine, 2004

  • Outstanding Clinician of the Year MCG, Emergency Medicine, 2001

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • REMD 5000

    Emergency Medicine
  • EMED 5001

    Emergency Medicine Clkship

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Fundamentos del Ultrasonido: Definiciones comunes y términos de la ecografía clínica: ¿cómo hablamos de ultrasonido, 2018
    Broadcast Media
  • Fundamentos del Ultrasonido: Orientación de escaneo para imágenes de ultrasonido: ¿cómo sabemos qué muestra la imagen?, 2018
    Broadcast Media
  • Fundamentos del Ultrasonido: Principios básicos de física del ultrasonido clínico: ¿Cómo funciona la tecnología de ultrasonido?, 2018
    Broadcast Media
  • Pediatric Procedural Sedation, 2008
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Acute Ataxia in a 4 year old male a case of Lyme disease neuroborreliosis, 2008
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Assistant Medical Director AUMC ED 2019 - Present

    Role: Other
  • MCG, Department of Emergency Medicine, Section of EMS 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Aceademic Executive Committee 2006 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • MCG, Student Academic Promotions and Professionalism Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG, Student Educational Enrichment Program (SEEP) 2006 - Present

    Role: Mentor
  • 2023 Student Promotions Subcommittee 2019 - 2023

    Role: Committee Member
  • 2019 Student Promotions Subcommittee 2015 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG, Fourth year Curriculum Committee 2006 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • ACEP (American College of Emergency Physicians) Educational Meetings Subcommittee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • BDLS Revision Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Columbia County EMA Committee 2006 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • State of Georgia Composite State Board of Medical Examiners 2003 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Columbia County Fire Department 2002 - Present

    Role: Director

Public Service

  • Philmont Boy Scout Ranch 1991

    Role: Other
  • Philmont Boy Scout Ranch 1990

    Role: Other
  • Kansas University AIDS Education Project to Kansas City Area High Schools 1990

    Role: Other