Dr. Alejandro Mendez, MD

Dr. Alejandro Mendez, MD

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

401 Phalen Blvd

Saint Paul, MN 55130

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Mendez's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mendez treats Low Back Pain more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Mendez treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Hydrocephalus
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mendez treats Hydrocephalus more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Mendez treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mendez treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Mendez treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Mendez's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Alejandro Mendez, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Saint Paul, MN. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Mn Med School
Residency Hospital

Awards

Dr. Mendez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Mendez

4.2

Based on 28 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(21)
4 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(1)
3 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
17.857142857142858%
(5)

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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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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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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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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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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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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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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Regions Hospital

Saint Paul, MN