Our Team

Our experienced Doctors of Audiology provide comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and hearing loss treatment solutions for families in the greater El Paso area.

armando lopez

Armando Lopez, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology

  • Doctor of Audiology, Salus University in 2009
  • Master of Arts Degree in Audiology, University of Northern Colorado in 2004
  • Bachelor of Science, Communication Sciences and Disorders, New Mexico State University in 2002

Dr. Lopez began his career in El Paso 13 years ago, and has since firmly established himself as one of only two pediatric specialists currently in the city. Dr. Lopez most recently spent 11 years working in an ENT setting where he focused on diagnostic audiometric assessment as well as hearing aid fitting and dispensing for patients aged 16 months and up. During that time, Dr. Lopez has developed a strong rapport with the many health care providers outside of his clinic who have referred and entrusted their patients to his expertise.

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patrick buchanan

Patrick Buchanan, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology

  • Doctor of Audiology, Lamar University in 2014
  • Bachelor of Science degree in COMD, University of Houston in 2010

Over the past 3 years, Dr. Buchanan has established himself as a hearing aid expert while working in the ENT clinic alongside Dr. Lopez. Dr. Buchanan is also a proficient audiometric diagnostician. Prior to changing careers to his current field, Dr. Buchanan enjoyed a successful career as a sound engineer serving the greater Houston area where he was raised. He also benefits from an extensive entrepreneurial background.

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Christina Ramirez

Office Manager

Christina (Chris) Ramirez is a lifelong resident of El Paso, Texas, where she graduated from El Paso Community College.  Her past experiences have fully prepared her to be an amazing office manager, as she has more than a decade of experience assisting with scheduling, insurance claims, and serving the needs of patients.  Chris treasures the connections she makes with each person she helps, and finds her work to be extremely fulfilling.  During her off time, Chris enjoys spending time with her family.

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Angel Castruita

Front Office Staff

Angel Castruita was born and raised in El Paso, Texas, where he graduated from Bowie High School in 2016.  He acquired his certification in adult and infant CPR/AED/First Aid while training as a lifeguard.  He is fluently bilingual in both English and Spanish; interests include computers and networking.  He uses those skills to help in the office, as well as for his volunteer work in the community, previously in JROTC and more recently at the El Paso campus of Healing Place Church.  His plans include continuing his education in the field of Communications, where he can pursue his passion for sound engineering.

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