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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Psychiatry and Mental Health

Specialty Focus:

Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Suicide, Anxiety, PTSD, Psychosis, Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry, Postpartum Depression, Psychiatric Disorders during Pregnancy, Psychopharmacology, Psychiatric Research


M.D., University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine; Psychiatric Residency, University of Michigan and University of Iowa; Research Fellow, Mental Health Research Institute University of Michigan

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Additional Information

Dr. Lopez is a Board-Certified Adult Psychiatrist, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, and Associate Research Scientist at the University of Michigan. He is Co-director of the Perinatal Psychiatric Clinic. Dr. Lopez has been in clinical and academic practice for over 30 years. He is an experienced clinician, teacher, speaker and researcher. He communicates clearly and effectively, and has served as a consultant to other physicians, lawyers, and mental health professionals. Dr. Lopez expertise is Mood Disorders, and Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry, including the diagnosis and treatment of postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety, postpartum psychosis, depression in pregnancy, anxiety, PTSD, and suicide. Dr Lopez is also an expert in psychopharmacology and in treatment-resistant depression. He has served in several national advisory boards and has published and lectured extensively in the areas of mood disorders, stress, suicide, perinatal psychiatry and psychopharmacology.