Marchi V. Lopez-Linus, M.D.

Dr. Lopez is a board certified pediatrician and has been part of Western Wake Pediatrics since 2002. He received both his medical degree and his pediatric specialty education from the UNC at Chapel Hill. Dr. Lopez is multi-lingual, including English, Spanish and Tagalog (a Filipino dialect).


Dr. Lopez is a first generation Filipino-American, born in Queens, NY. He spent half his childhood in New Jersey, and the rest in Puerto Rico, Switzerland, and Venezuela. Dr. Lopez received a B.A. in Psychology from Rutgers University. Previous experience includes preschool education, together with special education for children with autism, and work with children and adolescents at a psychiatric hospital. Community involvement includes the founding of SALSA, an organization created to form a partnership between medical students and clinics assisting Latino patients in underserved communities. Dr. Lopez has had active committee membership for the Departments of Pediatrics at WakeMed and Rex Hospitals and is an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor for the UNC School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, with the role of teaching 3rd year medical students.

Dr. Lopez lives in Raleigh with his wife Audrey Krenitsky (the architect who designed the Western Wake Pediatrics office) and his two children, Mila and Luka. In his free time, Dr. Lopez enjoys spending time with his family and friends, his two Y Guide tribes, being outdoors, and mountain biking.


University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC M.D., May 1999

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey B.A. in Psychology, January 1992

Residency University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC Department of Pediatrics, July 1999 – June 2002

American Board of Pediatrics, November 2003 – present

NC Medical Board, July 2002 - present


WakeMed Raleigh Hospital, Raleigh, NC, July 2002 – present

WakeMed Cary Hospital, Cary, NC, July 2002 – present

Rex Hospital, Raleigh, NC, July 2002 - present

University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC Department of Pediatrics, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, July 2003 - present
and Awards

Clinical Preceptor Excellence in Teaching Award, UNC School of Medicine Academy of Educators, 2012

Outstanding Teaching Resident, UNC Hospitals 1999-2002

Humanism in Medicine Award, Health Care Foundation of New Jersey, 1999

Academic Honors, UNC School of Medicine, 1997 – 1999

Eugene Mayer Honor Society Award for Community Service, UNC School of Medicine, 1997


Touched By Hope: Free clinic, Hope Lutheran Church Raleigh, NC, Volunteer Physician, 2011

Doctors on Call, Channel 5 WRAL Panel Physician, 2011

Spanish-speakers Assisting Latinos Student Association (SALSA), UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, N.C., Founder and Coordinator, 1996 – 1999

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