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ALWIN LOPEZ-TORO M.D.

Dr. Lopez-Toro is passionate about patient care and focuses on prevention and treatment of kidney related diseases, both in hospitals and his clinics. He is both fluent in English and Spanish. Originally from Puerto Rico, Dr. Alwin Lopez-Toro finished his Nephrology training at the Methodist Healthcare System in Dallas, TX. He is currently board certified in internal medicine and in nephrology. He is a member of the American Society of Nephrology, American College of Physicians, Texas Medical Association, and National Kidney Foundation organizations.

Education

Undergraduate: University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus. San Juan, Puerto Rico. Bachelor in General Sciences (07/2006 – 06/2010)

Medical School: San Juan Bautista School of Medicine, Caguas, PR. (LCME Accredited Program). Medical Doctorate degree (07/2010 – 06/2014)

Residency: VA Caribbean Medical Center, San Juan, PR. Internal Medicine Residency Program (ACGME Accredited Program). Internal Medicine Residency (07/2014 – 06/2017)

Fellowship: Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Dallas, TX. Nephrology Fellowship (07/2017- 06/2019)

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Nephrology


Presentations

Alwin Lopez-Toro, MD; Glorivette San Vicente MD; Héctor Córdova, MD. Hyponatremia in Malignancy: Not always SIADH. Abstract Poster Presentation at Puerto Rico Medical College Annual Convention, December 2016. San Juan, PR, USA.

Alwin Lopez-Toro, MD; Roberto Collazo-Maldonado, MD; Lisa Sebastian, MD.  One Drug, One Patient, Three Lesions: A Case of Regorafenib Causing a Triad of Kidney Injury. Abstract Poster Presentation at NKF, April 2018. Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA.

Armando Sarasua; Roberto Collazo-Maldonado, MD; Jay Blasingame, MD; Alwin Lopez Toro, MD. Traumatic acidosis: A Case of SGLT-2 Inhibitors Related Euglycemic DKA in a Trauma Patient. Abstract Poster Presentation at NKF, April 2018. Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA.

Alwin Lopez-Toro, MD; Lisa Sebastian, MD. Renal-Limited Vasculitis with Unique ANCA serology: A great candidate for Rituximab Therapy. Abstract published in ASN’s 2018 Abstract Supplement website, Oct 2018.

Alwin Lopez-Toro, MD; Roberto Collazo-Maldonado, MD; Lisa Sebastian, MD.  In bad company: Crescents and ANCA are Bad News for Kidney Recovery in Lupus Nephritis. Abstract published in ASN’s 2018 Abstract Supplement website, Oct 2018. 

Alwin Lopez-Toro, MD; Roberto Collazo-Maldonado, MD; Lisa Sebastian, MD.  Clone or Not Clone? A Rare Case of PGNMID in a Patient with Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant. Abstract Poster Presentation at NKF, May 2019. Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA.

Alwin Lopez-Toro, MD; Armando Aponte, MD; Kosunarty Fa, MD; Roberto Collazo-Maldonado, MD; Lisa Sebastian, MD. Same Organism, Different Presentation: A Case of Recurrent Histoplasmosis in a Kidney Transplant Patient. Abstract Poster Presentation at NKF, May 2019. Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA.

Clinic Locations

Downtown

1123 N. Main, Suite 120
San Antonio, Texas 78212

Southwest

134 Camino De Oro
San Antonio, Texas 78224

Affiliated Hospitals

Southwest General hospital
Mission Trails Baptist
Metropolitan Methodist
Baptist Downtown


Languages

English
Spanish