Ximena Lopez
Published July 23, 2015
Updated March 4, 2021

Dr. Ximena Lopez is a pediatric endocrinologist who sees patients at Children’s Medical Center Dallas. She is an associate professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

As medical director and founder of the GENder Education and Care, Interdisciplinary Support (GENECIS) program at Children’s Medical Center, her primary focus is the care of youth with gender dysphoria. The GENECIS program provides comprehensive mental and endocrine care for youth with gender dysphoria.

Lopez also studies the changes in psychological outcomes in adolescents with gender dysphoria followed in the GENECIS program, most of them on endocrine therapy.

Expertise: Medical care of youth with gender dysphoria, gender diverse and transgender children and adolescents, adolescent decision-making

Location: Dallas, Texas

Email: agalvan@psych.ucla.edu

Phone: (310) 206-4850

Heard on Dallas-Fort Worth’s WFAA: Program For Transgender Children Unique In The Southwest


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