Dr. Hector Mena, MD

Dr. Hector Mena, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 76
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Hector Mena, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Baton Rouge, LA. He is 76 years old and has been practicing for 45 years.

7373 Perkins Rd

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Benefit Management
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • TriWest Champus
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Arthritis
very high
more than 93% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers
Bone Disorders
high
more than 84% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Mena does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • University of Costa Rica
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • Philadelphia General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • University of Texas Teaching Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Baylor University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • The Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1967

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Mena has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications
  • The Pain of Acute Bursitis/Tendinitis of the Shoulder, 1986
  • Treatment of Acute Shoulder Syndrome with Flurbiprofen, 1986

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mena's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mena to family and friends
2.4
based on 14 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Mena's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Baton Rouge, Louisiana |
Please do not go see this money Hoover. My PCP referred me to him as Fibromyalgia was a suspect for the months of horrible pain I have suffered. Hector Mena lists fibro as a specialty that he treats on his online profile. 1st visit was spent mostly with a female Dr. 15 mins with Mena He told me I...more
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Baton Rouge |
My appt was at 12, told to arrive early for forms. Got there at 1115. Didn't get called back until 1. He was absolutely no help. Told me my symptoms were not immune related even though my immune system is very suppressed, I've recently developed severe hypersensitivity to metals. Didn't listen to...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Mena accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Benefit Management
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    Medicare
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • TriWest Champus
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Verity Healthnet
  • Veteran Administration Plan

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Hospitals where Dr. Mena has admitting privileges

Baton Rouge General - Bluebonnet
8585 Picardy Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
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Baton Rouge General - Mid City
3600 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
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Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
5000 Hennessy Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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