Originally from Colombia, Dr. Alfredo Lopez-Yunez completed his core medical training at the Javeriana University School of Medicine and at the National University of Colombia-Institute of Clinical Genetics in 1991.
Thereafter, Dr. Lopez came to the United States, where he completed his residency in Neurology at the Loyola University in Chicago.
Then, he worked at the Indiana School of Medicine as a Cerebrovascular fellow and as a clinical lecturer in Neurology, and became the Indiana University/Wishard Stroke Unit Co-Director.
Dr. Lopez is the Director of Alivio Medical Center and also our expert in Neurology. He is one of the principal investigators for the Indiana Health Study, a research program that studies the population of Indiana in order to learn more about common diseases such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes.
He has published over 40 medical articles in the fields of neuroscience and neurology, and serves as a reviewer for several international medical journals
Dr. Lopez is also a board member of the Bridges of Hope International, a non-profit organization that fights poverty in countries of Central and South America. When not practicing medicine, Dr. Lopez likes to work on his tennis game.
Doctor Yunez is a Board Certified Phlebological Surgeon who brings over twenty years of extensive medical training and fifteen years of practice in the diagnosis and treatment of venous disease.
He is an official national instructor of the Endovenous Laser Treatment and an international consultant for South American operations. He is also a certified and active member of the American College of Phlebology, the Canadian Society of Phlebology, and the International Union of Phlebology.