Our Featured Physician
Meet Miguel A. Lopez-Viego, M.D.
Featured Physician – July 2014
Miguel A. Lopez-Viego, M.D. is a general and vascular surgeon on Bethesda's Medical Staff and is associated with Bethesda Health Physician Group in Boynton Beach, Florida. He also serves on the clinical faculty of Charles E. Schmidt Medical School at Florida Atlantic University. Dr. Lopez-Viego is Board Certified and Fellowship trained in vascular surgery and Board Certified in general surgery. His areas of expertise include endovascular surgery, vascular surgery and surgical oncology. He has published numerous articles in scientific journals on issues and cases related to surgical oncology and vascular surgery. He is also the author of a textbook on trauma and a contributor to numerous chapters in textbooks on general surgery, cancer surgery, trauma and vascular surgery.
Dr. Lopez-Viego performs surgery for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms, carotid artery blockages, pancreatic cancers, gastrointestinal cancers, and a wide range of general and vascular diseases and disorders.
Dr. Lopez-Viego graduated from Brown University in 1982 where he earned a degree in biology and medicine. He then attended the University of Miami School of Medicine where he graduated in 1986 with the distinction of being selected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical society. He then completed a five-year residency in general surgery and a subsequent fellowship in vascular surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (Parkland Memorial Hospital) in Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Lopez-Viego has received recognition from residents at the University of Miami and students at Florida Atlantic University for his teaching activities. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons who continues to contribute to scientific publications and clinical research studies.