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Alejandro Lopez-Magallon

Alejandro Lopez, MD is a Pediatric Cardiologist currently working at the Division of Cardiac Critical Care Medicine as well as Medical Director of Telemedicine at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC. He received his medical degree in 1986 from Escuela Medico Militar and he completed his pediatric residency at the Hospital Central Militar in Mexico in 1992. He did his Pediatric Cardiology fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Boston from 1994 to 1997. He then returned to Mexico, where he served as Medical Director of the PICU and Pediatric Internal Medicine Departments at Hospital Central Militar, and as a pediatric cardiologist and Medical Director of the Echocardiography Lab at the Instituto Nacional de Pediatria, in Mexico City, Mexico. He then moved to Pittsburgh, where he developed significant experience in an international Telemedicine program, and he currently conducts the daily operations of the Tele-Cardiac ICU program at Children’s National with a vision to integrate clinical expertise, virtual technology and AI to improve the quality of care for critically ill children wherever they may be. Dr. Lopez plays an integral role in the development and expansion of the telemedicine program at Children’s National Hospital.

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