Dr. Hector Mena, MD

Dr. Hector Mena, MD

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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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Dr. Mena's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Joint Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mena treats Joint Pain more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Mena treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Arthritis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mena treats Arthritis more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Mena treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Bone Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mena treats Bone Disorders more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Mena treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Mena's conditions and procedures:

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 Drainage
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
Steroid Injection
Temporal Arteritis
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1973
    Baylor University
    Fellowship Hospital
    1973
  • 1971
    University Of Texas Teaching Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1971
  • 1969
    Philadelphia General Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1969
  • 1967
    The Worcester Foundation For Experimental Biology
    Fellowship Hospital
    1967
  • 1966
    University Of Costa Rica
    Medical School
    1966

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Media & Publications

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

Dr. Mena's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Mena

2.4

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
6.25%
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1 Star
56.25%
(9)

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I highly recommend this doctor. He listens to all of your concerns thoroughly and really cares about you.
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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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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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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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Medicare
Cigna
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Humana
MultiPlan
TriWest Champus
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