Dr. Jose Mendez, MD

Psychiatry •  Male • Age 53
  
Dr. Mendez
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Alma Behavioral Group

8615 Commodity Cir Ste 12 Orlando, FL 32819

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(407) 476-1212

Dr. Jose Mendez, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Orlando, FL and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Mendez has more experience with Psychotic Disorders and Addiction and Substance Abuse than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Los Andes / Facultad De Medicina medical school in 1992. He is affiliated with medical facilities Adventhealth Orlando and Osceola Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Mendez to book an appointment.


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Dr. Mendez accepts the following insurance:

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National (BlueCard) PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
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Blue Select
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United Behavioral Health EPO

Background Check

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Practice Areas

Psychotic Disorders

Psychotic disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that cause severe mental symptoms and disconnection from reality, such as schizophrenia, delusional disorder, and substance-induced psychosis.Compare with other Psychotic Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 88% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Schizoaffective Disorder
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mendez treats Schizoaffective Disorder more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Mendez treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mendez treats Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Mendez treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mendez treats Psychosis Due to Mental Illness more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Mendez treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Addiction and Substance Abuse

Addiction and substance abuse specialists diagnose and treat people who have become physically dependent or addicted to drugs and alcohol through treatments including counseling, detoxifcation, inpatient rehabilitation, and medication.Compare with other Addiction and Substance Abuse specialists.

Typically treats 76% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mendez treats Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Mendez treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mendez treats Nondependent Marijuana Abuse more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Mendez treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Tobacco Use Disorder
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mendez treats Tobacco Use Disorder more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Mendez treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

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Dr. Mendez's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Confusion
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Munchausen Syndrome
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Panic Attack
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Sexual Disorders
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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4.1

Based on 57 ratings

5 Stars
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1 Star
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The best doctor ever he treat you like a family I do highly recommended
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Jun 18, 2020
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Been going to this doctor for 5 years. Doc Mendez is awesome, his staff...not so much. They Never return phone calls. They hardly ever answer their calls; they are forwarded to a voice message machine that gets ignored. If it weren’t for how sweet and caring Doc his, I would have changed a long time ago.
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Anonymous – Jan 16, 2020
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The visit was fine. I have questions about the side effects of meds prescribed, called three times still no answer. I am a new patient....maybe he's not getting the messages?
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Mr. Suarez – Oct 15, 2019
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Really hard to respond a call !!
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Orlando , FL – Sep 24, 2018
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Dr Jose Mendez, Is a genuine kind spirited Doctor who cares about the outcome of his patients. He is someone who wants the best for his patients, and truly cares about them. Dr. Mendez and his office staff have gone above and beyond our expectations with the help they have given to us through the years. We consider ourselves truly blessed. No words can express my gratitude to the entire staff :)!
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Jo in FL – Sep 18, 2018
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I already have suggested other patients to see Dr. Mendez. He is very kind and straight forward . He offers newer testing modalities as well.
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Patsy McKee in Winter Garden, FL – Aug 10, 2018
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Office does not call back, does not work with the pharmacist, low service. Tried to get a prescription filled for two days (still don’t have it).
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Robert in Orlando – Jul 04, 2018
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I was caught off guard when I was checking out and his receptionist asked me to do a drug screen. Considering I wasn't there for Xanax, Ativan, Aderal, etc. I was even more surprised when I just saw it wasn't covered by insurance and I owe $180. A drug screen for someone who went in for med management for anxiety and depression. That's a first! Especially when they require follow up screens out of my pocket not covered. No thank you! Nice doctor but not worth being blind sided.
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May 08, 2018
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Best doctor I’ve had! He’s super inspiriring and I strongly recommend him.
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Alexis Buck in Orlando Florida – Apr 13, 2018
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Dr mendez is one of the best Dr I have. his very professional. I thanks him for saving my life. I will be his patient for life. thank you Dr mendez forn everything you have done.
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Jaime Florez in sanford – Jan 13, 2018
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Dr Mendez is amazing. He helped me with my anxiety, depression, and ADHD altogether. I have never felt better.
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Orlando, FL – Dec 11, 2017
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The most important thing is that he speaks Spanish and I feel that I'm talking to a friend. He follows up the treatment with you and he is so calm that when you go out you can feel that same calm energy with you. Thank God that I find you!
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Elena in Orlando, FL – Oct 27, 2017
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El Dr. Mendez,ha sido de una gran ayuda,con mi salud,es una persona muy considerada me ha atendido a cualquier hora cuando lo he necesitado,la verdad ha sido una persona especial hasta con mi familia,Gracias Dr. Mendez y otra cosa el Dr. Habla español,muy importante para mi,que es mi idioma.
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Esther davila in Ft Lauderdale, FL – Apr 25, 2017
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Dr. Mendez is one of the warmest people I've ever known. Most psychiatrists ask a few questions about symptoms and get out the Rx pad, but Dr. Mendez is very special. He helped me out of the hardest time of my life. He spends time listening, and I feel his genuine care for how I'm doing. He also trusts me. Many psychiatrists I've had in the past didn't trust me to know myself, but he does because he's gotten to know me. I've gone to his office terrified that I'm not going to be okay, and I leave
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Erin Mason in Casselberry, FL – Apr 15, 2017
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Dr mendez has a sincere and effective and ethical practice
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Bernard burke in Orlando florida – Mar 30, 2017
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Excellent is just a little of the valuable human and professional quality that work in this health center for the mind. In such a fast-paced world we often need to put our minds in the hands of mental health professionals to deal with the day-to-day and help us with what needs to be corrected. Many thanks to Dr. Jose and his assistant Dr. Barbara. Fully recommended.
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Enrique in orlando, fl – Mar 29, 2017
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Amazing doctor. Been with him for over two years, I trust him completely, especially after bad experiences with other docs. Very knowledgeable, caring, and actually listens to me. Barbara is also wonderful! Sweet staff and very accommodating and helpful.
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Daniela in Orlando FL – Mar 03, 2017
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Dr. Mendez is a man of great character, compassion, and faith. It is too often that a psychiatrist's focus is on the prescription pad and a survey of symptoms rather than on the human being sitting before them. He gives his undivided attention to the patient. He gives his eyes, ears, and faithful words to a patient in need. He is passionate about changing the lives of many who seek his help. Last thought: Dr. Mendez is a great man with great knowledge. I could/would defend that to the end.
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Abigail in Orlando, FL – Feb 19, 2017
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Dr. Mendez started treating me a few years ago, I was going through a very difficult time and he helped me get through it. He is kind and considerate, I truly recommend him.
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Orlando, fl – Nov 28, 2016
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Dr. Mendez is a very professional, kind, wise and caring Doctor. He is one of the best Doctors I have met in my life. He dedicates time to listen, to answer your questions, to ask and explain to the patient, in these days is difficult to find a Doctor who can even make eye contact with the patient. I highly recommend Dr. Mendez
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Care Philosophy

Dr. Mendez's approach to psychiatry includes multiple perspectives, such as, psychopharmacology, Cognitive Behavioral psychotherapy, education and spirituality. He takes the time necessary to understand the uniqueness of each person in order to treat...Read more

Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Education

2011
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2011
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Residency Hospital
2011
Metrohealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio
Residency Hospital
2010
Central University of Venezuela / Jose Maria Vargas School of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1992
University of Los Andes / Facultad De Medicina
Medical School
1992
University of Los Andes / Facultad De Medicina
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

Common Questions and Answers

  • Does Dr. Mendez communicate via email?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Mendez communicates via email

  • Does Dr. Mendez offer telehealth services or virtual visits?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Mendez offers telehealth services or virtual visits

  • Does Dr. Mendez offer an online patient portal?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Mendez offers an online patient portal

  • Does Dr. Mendez have free onsite parking?

    Yes, 1 patient said they have free onsite parking

  • Does Dr. Mendez offer weekend visits?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Mendez offers weekend visits

  • Does Dr. Mendez offer evening visits?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Mendez offers evening visits

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Locations

Alma Behavioral Group

Alma Behavioral Group8615 Commodity Cir Ste 12 Orlando, FL 32819
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:30am - 6:00pm
    • Tue: 9:30am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 9:30am - 6:00pm
    • Thu: 9:30am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 9:30am - 6:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

Affiliated Hospitals

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Adventhealth Orlando

Orlando, FL

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Osceola Regional Medical Center

Kissimmee, FL

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)