Dr. Donna Mendes, MD

Dr. Donna Mendes, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Donna Mendes, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 34 years. She graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1975 and specializes in vascular surgery and general surgery.

10 W 66th St Ste 1B

New York, NY 10023

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Top Care Areas

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Venous Sclerotherapy
more than 78% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
more than 77% of peers
Heart Surgery
more than 2% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mendes "If a patient understands the reasons why vascular disease occurs, they have the knowledge to help them avoid some of the complications of the disease"

2  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

19  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

28  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Hofstra University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Saint Luke's Roosevelt Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Saint Luke's Roosevelt Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Englewood Hospital & Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alumnus of the Year Award -Hofstra University, 05/2007
  • 100 Black Women of NY Health Award, 03/21/2010
  • 10th Annual Multicultural Healthcare Award, 06/23/2010
  • American Legacy Multicultural Healthcare Awards, 06/23/2010
  • Homeland Security Women's Health Award, 2008
  • The Network Journal 25 Influential Women Award, 03/13/2008
  • Phenomenal Women Kiss FM Award, 2005
  • Herber Dardik Research & Education Award, 11/12/2008
Media & Publications
  • Trailblazer-Pioneer in the Oeprating Room, 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Donna Mendes, MD
I have been going to Dr. Mendes since early 2014 and I very pleased with my treatment experiences and results. Dr. Mendes is both highly skilled and empathetic with excellent communication. Her staff is professional, kind and helpful
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Fran in New York, NY – Mar 02, 2017
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The Best of the Best. Care is excellent.
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Rev. Stephen Brown in Schenectady, NY – Jan 17, 2017
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I stand for long periods of time at my job and experienced heaviness in my legs with discomfort throughout the night. Following an ultrasound of my legs, Dr. Mendes confirmed there was valvular insufficiency in both legs. I had an EVLT on my left leg and now 3 weeks post procedure - I have...Read More
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N. R. in New York, NY – Sep 14, 2016
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