About Practice

The Texas Urogynecology & Laser Surgery Center in El Paso, Texas, provides world-class medical care and minimally invasive surgery to women at all stages of life. The exceptional team of providers offers advanced, comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for pelvic floor disorders, urinary problems, and gynecologic conditions. The Texas Urogynecology & Laser Surgery Center is committed to excellence, and to providing professional, high-quality service in a friendly atmosphere.

Richard Farnam, MD, one of the nation’s first board-certified specialists in urogynecology, leads the team at Texas Urogynecology & Laser Surgery Center. This specialized field of gynecology involves the diagnosis and management of bladder problems and incontinence, as well as pelvic floor support defects and prolapse.

The state-of-the-art medical center is equipped with multichannel urodynamic diagnostic equipment, so all testing is performed on site. A range of cutting-edge treatments is available, ensuring that all patients receive the highest level of medical care.

The Texas Urogynecology & Laser Surgery Center is the region’s premier center for minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Farnam is one of the nation’s leading experts in robotic gynecologic surgery. He has performed over 2,500 robotic surgeries and trains surgeons from all over the United States on advanced procedures.

Women from all over the state of Texas, as well as from out of state, trust the caring team at the Texas Urogynecology & Laser Surgery Center to provide excellent, patient-focused urogynecologic care. Whether treatment involves behavior modification, medication, or surgery, the goal of the team is to quickly and comfortably return women to their active daily lives and help restore their quality of life.

Dr. Farnam and Texas Urogynecology and Laser Surgery Center have been recognized and awarded 41 separate distinctions since 2008 according to American Registry. The awards include:

  • Vitals.com Patient’s Choice Award 12 Consecutive Years (2008-2019)
  • Texas Superdoctor Award 4 Consecutive Years (2015-2018)
  • Compassionate Doctor Award 11 Consecutive Years (2009-2019)
  • American’s Top Doctor Award (2015-2019)
  • American’s Most Honored Surgeons (top 1% US) (2017-2019)
  • On Time Physician Award 2019
  • Healthgrade’s Honor Roll

Dr. Farnam is an AAGL designated Center of Excellence Surgeon in Minimally Invasive Gynecology, and an SRC designated Center of Excellence Robotic Surgeon. Dr. Farnam is also a designated Epicenter surgeon for Robotic Urogynecology.

New patients are always welcome at the Texas Urogynecology & Laser Surgery Center. If you have questions, or you would like to schedule a consultation, contact the office or use the online scheduling tool to book an appointment.

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Rebecca Lopez, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner - Urogynecology

Rebecca Lopez is a board-certified family nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is an El Paso native who is passionate about providing patients with comprehensive, patient centered care. Rebecca is dedicated to empowering her patients and their family members with knowledge that will help preserve their health and prevent disease. As a native El Pasoan, she takes great pride in providing compassionate, quality health care for her community.

Outside the office, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, hiking, travelling and baking.


  • Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner: The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing:The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

Conditions Treated

  • Well Women Exams
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Hormonal Imbalances
  • Menopause
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Contraceptive Management
  • Screening Women with Prolapse