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Dr. Niceto Lopez, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Santa Monica, CA, with other offices in Walnut Creek, CA and Walnut Creek, CA. He has 16 years of experience. His specialties include Hospitalist. Dr. Lopez is affiliated with John Muir Medical Center-Concord Campus, Saint John's Health Center and Alameda County Medical Center - Highland Hospital. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Niceto Lopez has the following 4 areas of expertise and 1 specialty.


Hospitalists are physicians who specialize in the care of patients in the hospital. The majority of hospitalists are board-certified internists and have completed the same training as other internal medicine doctors including medical school, residency and board certification examination.
Hospitalist activities include patient care, teaching, research, and leadership related to hospital care. They have more expertise in caring for complicated hospitalized patients on a daily basis since, unlike other specialists or primary care doctors, they spend most of their day in the hospital.
They often coordinate the care of their patients and act as the central point of communication among the different doctors and nurses involved in the patient's care. They are also the main physician for family members to contact for updates on a loved one.


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Locations & Directions

Saint John's Health Center

2121 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404

801 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

1850 Mt Diablo Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

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