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Gemma Lopez, M.D.


Dr. Gemma Lopez is a psychiatrist and clinical instructor in the Young Adult and Family Center's Bridge Clinic. She provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations, second opinions, psychotherapy, psychopharmacology/medication management and treatment recommendations for children, adolescents and adults. Lopez has been involved in supervising residents in the child and adolescent psychiatry assessment clinic.

She has also led a cognitive behavioral therapy skills group for adolescents. Lopez believes in the judicious use of psychotropic medication, when appropriate. She takes special interest in psychodynamic psychotherapy, play/behavioral therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy.

Lopez earned her undergraduate degree at the University of San Francisco and her medical degree at Creighton University School of Medicine. She completed her general adult psychiatry residency at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco followed by a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. Lopez is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both general/adult psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry.


Young Adult and Family Center
401 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 476-7500
Fax: (415) 502-6361

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

More about Gemma Lopez


Creighton University School of Medicine 2005


California Pacific Medical Center, General Adult Psychiatry 2009


UC Davis Medical Center, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry