Dr. Hector Mena, MD

Dr. Hector Mena, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 77
Dr. Hector Mena, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from University Of Costa Rica in 1966 and specializes in rheumatology.

7373 Perkins Rd

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Benefit Management
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • TriWest Champus
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very high
more than 93% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers
Bone Disorders
more than 84% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Mena does not have any board certifications listed.

53  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

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  • 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

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Hector Mena, MD
I highly recommend this doctor. He listens to all of your concerns thoroughly and really cares about you.
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Ashley – Sep 07, 2018
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First, I was in waiting room for 45 minutes, finally went through the door where Dr. and nurses are and told them I being waiting 45 minutes and the Dr. Mana nurse said oh ok come on in this room, stay there for another 45 to 1 hrs just about to leave and ask them to get my money. Dr. Mana look at...Read More
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Mehdi in baton rouge – Aug 01, 2018
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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...Read More
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Susan Mehrtens in Baton Rouge, Louisiana – Aug 20, 2016
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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...Read More
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Baton Rouge – Mar 18, 2016
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