Dr. Enrique Mendez, MD

Dr. Enrique Mendez, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(26)
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Dr. Enrique Mendez, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Lake Charles, LA. He graduated from Univ Alberto Masferrer, Fac De Med El Salvador and specializes in rheumatology.

501 Doctor Michael Debakey Dr

Lake Charles, LA 70601

Contact Information

(337) 312-8619

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
68

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • Univ Alberto Masferrer, Fac De Med El Salvador
    Medical School | Graduated
  • La State University School Of Medicine-Rheumatology
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mendez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mendez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mendez to family and friends
3.8
based on 26 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Mendez's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Ragley, La |
I had been sick for over a year and other doctors just ignored my situation. Went to Dr. Mendez and he saved my life. My blood level was so low and was getting worse. I am forever grateful, he is very thorough and will do his best to find out ones illness. One of the best doctors in Lake Charles....more
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Pell City, AL |
Dr.Mendez used to treat his patients with care and dignity. Now his practice is too large and appt are scheduled every 15 minutes, which is not enough time to evaluate your condition and concerns. It's all about the money now. Patients are expected to come in every month and see the doctor in...more
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in Iowa la. |
Awesome dr. Trust him completely
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Mendez accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Mendez has admitting privileges

CHRISTUS Saint Patrick Hospital
524 Doctor Michael Debakey Dr
Lake Charles, LA 70601
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Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
1701 Oak Park Blvd
Lake Charles, LA 70601
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West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital
701 Cypress St
Sulphur, LA 70663
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