Dr. Alejandro Mendez, MD

Dr. Alejandro Mendez, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Alejandro Mendez, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Saint Paul, MN. He specializes in neurosurgery.

401 Phalen Blvd

Saint Paul, MN 55130

Contact Information

(952) 883-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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25  Procedures

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  • University Of Mn Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Alejandro Mendez, MD
This Dr. Didn't look at my chart to find out why I'm allergic to. He prescribed me meds that almost killed me. What a jerk. Just thinks money not safety.
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St Paul, MN – Sep 01, 2017
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Don't waste your gas, look for someone that listens too you as a patient. Not as a former bad experience from the effects a someone that they fed meds too. His PA is rude as all too. No I wd never recommend them to anyone with a passion to heal. Not a friendly place except x-ray they are awesome....Read More
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Hazel, SD – Jan 21, 2017
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Dr Mendez did my spinal fusion of L4,L5,S1 about 6 yrs ago. I could barely stand up straight at the time! I've had a full recovery, and am so pleased with the results! I am a hair stylist by trade, and am able to stand all day with no problem. I have referred many others to him as well, with great...Read More
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Lisa B in Minneapolis, MN – Dec 27, 2016
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Dr. Mendez is very good at taking time to listen, explain and prescribe. He took over for another neurosurgeon and I immediately found his advice and prescriptions to help my condition.
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Matt Noah in Fargo, ND – Oct 04, 2016
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Dr.Mendez saved my husband's life on 1/18/16 with removal of a meningioma the size of a baseball. We met him through the ED on 1/8/16. My husband had very subtle symptoms in which he underwent a MRI, presenting a huge tumor, which needed a craniotomy ASAP. First he was put on steroids and then had...Read More
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William J. Longbehn in Lake Elmo, Mn – Jan 23, 2016
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