Maria de Dios Lopez

I am hardworking, committed, and well-organized therapist who is flexible and able to adapt to challenges when they arise. I am very passionate about enhancing a better quality of life for my patients as well as promoting/enabling independence during their daily life activities and occupations. I have experience managing large caseloads prioritizing needs while completing the required administrative tasks.

Spoken Languages : English, Spanish
Types of Physician : Full-time
DHA License : Occupational Therapist
Branches : American Hospital Dubai


  • BsC Degree in Occupational Therapy, University of Granada, Spain
  • BsC Degree in Physiotherapy, University of Jaen, Spain
  • Master in Community based Physiotherapy, University of Valencia, Spain
  • Diploma in Dementia and Parkinson’s Expertise, University of Valencia, Spain

Professional Associations:

  • UK Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registration
  • British Association of Occupational Therapy (BAOT) member

Professional Experience:

  • Senior Occupational Therapist, Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust, United Kingdom
  • Junior Occupational Therapist, Sutton and Merton Community Healthcare NHS Trust, United Kingdom
  • Occupational Therapist, San Lucas Day Centre, Spain

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • Cognitive Impairment - dementia
  • Mental Health
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Equipment and environmental adaptations
  • Manual Handling
  • Orthopaedic (elective and trauma)
  • Chronic conditions
  • Support of Early Hospital Discharge