Richard Patrick Lopez, DO

  • Internal Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
Richard Patrick Lopez, DO
Atrium Health Perspective Health & Wellness Executive Health SouthPark
4525 Cameron Valley Parkway
Suite 1500
Charlotte, NC 28211
Atrium Health Provider
Treats All Ages


Practicing Specialties

Internal MedicineSports Medicine

Clinical Interests

Executive Medicine


  • English


“I do my job to improve myself, my patients and the medical community as a whole. Small changes can make great impacts when partnered with the right team.”

Dr. Lopez is board certified in internal medicine with a certificate of added qualifications in sports medicine. His focus is on comprehensive and holistic care of adult patients of all ages. With his expertise in sports medicine, he also has an interest in disease and injury prevention.

He chose internal medicine because he enjoys the versatility and investigative nature of medicine. Dr. Lopez chose sports medicine because he has a passion for improving health and wellness in athletes and high-performing individuals and an interest in musculoskeletal diagnoses, treatments and procedures.

Prior to joining Atrium Health, Dr. Lopez worked at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. He received his degree in osteopathic medicine at Rowan University. He completed residency in internal medicine, where he was selected as chief resident. Dr. Lopez then completed a fellowship in primary care sports medicine at Atlantic Sports Health, in affiliation with the New York Jets.

Dr. Lopez is married. Outside of work, he enjoys cooking and fitness, specifically boxing and hiking.


Board Certifications

American Board of IM/Sports Medicine, Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Med, Sports Medicine


Rowan University


Atlantic Health System


Atlantic Health System


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