Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Bernard Lopez, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Executive Vice Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine

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Office Locations

239 Thompson Building
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6844
2301 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia PA 19148
Phone: (215) 952-9136

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Jefferson Medical College, Medical School


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Recent Publications

Sickle Cell Disease in the Emergency Department

Acquired Bleeding Disorders

Clinical Vignettes Inadequate to Assess Impact of Implicit Bias: Concerning Limitations of a Systematic Review

Current Status of Gender and Racial/Ethnic Disparities Among Academic Emergency Medicine Physicians

Case 3: Sickle cell crisis

Sickle cell disease in the emergency department

Acquired bleeding disorders

Rapid response team activations within 24 hours of admission from the emergency department: An innovative approach for performance improvement

Body mass index and risk of hospitalization among adults presenting with asthma exacerbation to the emergency department

A Multicenter Observational Study of US Adults with Acute Asthma: Who Are the Frequent Users of the Emergency Department?

Lymphotoxin-α is a novel adiponectin expression suppressor following myocardial ischemia/reperfusion

Google internet searches on residency applicants do not facilitate the ranking process

Aortic dissection presenting as gait disturbance: A case report

C1q/TNF-related proteins, a family of novel adipokines, induce vascular relaxation through the adiponectin receptor-1/AMPK/eNOS/nitric oxide signaling pathway

Triage during the week of the Sichuan earthquake: A review of utilized patient triage, care, and disposition procedures

Reduced vascular responsiveness to adiponectin in hyperlipidemic rats-mechanisms and significance

Methylglyoxal increases cardiomyocyte ischemia-reperfusion injury via glycative inhibition of thioredoxin activity

Thioredoxin glycation: A novel posttranslational modification that inhibits its antioxidant and organ protective actions

The dragon strikes: Lessons from the wenchuan earthquake

Cardioprotective effect of adiponectin is partially mediated by its AMPK-independent antinitrative action