Published on August 14, 2018

Essentia Health Welcomes Dr. Julia Vasquez Lopez

Dr. Julia Vasquez Lopez, Obstetrician and Gynecologist

Dr. Julia Vasquez Lopez, an obstetrician and gynecologist, has joined the Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes Clinic in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

“Detroit Lakes reminds me of the small town in Peru where I grew up,” says Dr. Vasquez Lopez. “People here are gentle and actually know and help each other, and I am very excited to care for patients here.”

Dr. Vasquez Lopez earned a medical degree from the Universidad San Martin De Porres in Lima, Peru. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center in Bronx, New York.

“I feel that my medical specialty chose me. It’s the perfect combination of clinical and surgical medicine, and I find it to be a privilege and an exciting journey,” says Dr. Vasquez Lopez. “The special connections that I make with my patients is vital and I strongly believe in building a strong rapport and practicing compassion on a daily basis.”

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Vasquez Lopez, call (218) 844-2347. To see her full profile, visit and click on “Find a Doctor or Provider.”

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