Dr. Donna Mendes, MD

Dr. Donna Mendes, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Donna Mendes, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 35 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

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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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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Mendes' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mendes performs Heart Surgery more than 2% of her peers

Dr. Mendes performs this procedure more than 2% of her peers

Dr. Mendes' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm Stenting
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arterial Aneurysm Surgery
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
  • Vascular Procedure
  • Vascular Stenting
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venography
  • Venous Access Creation and Care
  • Venous Doppler (Legs and Arms)
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

About Me

Care Philosophy

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

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • 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

Dr. Mendes' Reviews

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I have been trying to make an appointment with Dr Mendes for two weeks now. I called her office three times and someone was supposed to call me back but nobody ever did. What kind of an appointment booking system is this? I am usually very busy at work so even if they have called me back I most...Read More
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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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The Best of the Best. Care is excellent.
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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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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Connecticare
Connecticare HMO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Community Blue PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare
WellCare