Specialized Care Close to Home

Double board-certified pain medicine specialist and anesthesiologist Raul Lopez, MD, offers customized care to patients struggling with chronic pain at West Texas Pain Institute in El Paso, Texas. Dr. Lopez provides a range of innovative treatments, including spinal cord stimulation, kyphoplasty, and regenerative medicine treatments to both relieve pain and resolve the underlying injuries or conditions that cause pain.

Dr. Lopez attended UT Austin for his undergraduate, and earned his medical degree at the Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio. He went on to serve his anesthesiology residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and completed rigorous fellowship training in interventional pain medicine, also at Cedars-Sinai.

Dr. Lopez works diligently to identify the root cause of a patient’s pain. His patient-focused approach helps him uncover all factors that contribute to a patient’s condition while providing care tailored to individual need. Dr. Lopez and his team treat patients like they’re part of the family and provide the same level of attention they would want their own family members to receive.







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Below is just a short list of some of the insurances we accept. Please contact our office if you do *NOT* see your insurance listed below.

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Words from our patients

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    "Dr. Lopez truly cares about his patients, he goes above and beyond the standard of care."

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    "Very compassionate doctor who truly cares about his patients."

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    "Sincere, caring and gives you as a much time as needed to discuss your medical concerns. I highly recommend him!"

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    "Dr. Lopez took the time to listen to my husbands pain problems and worked with him to find a treatment"

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    "Nothing short of excellent! I will NOT be seen by any other doctor in El Paso. His professional medical ethics and the love he has towards his patients."

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West Texas Pain Institute
7878 Gateway Boulevard East, Suite 402
El Paso, TX 79915
Phone: 915-229-4944
Fax: 915-313-4468
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