Dr. Jose L. Mendez, MD

Dr. Jose L. Mendez, MD

Critical Care Medicine | Male | 46 years old

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in Ridgefield, CT |
Dr. Mendez listens to all your symptoms and asks very good questions to ensure all bases are covered. Very thorough.
in Southbury, CT |
I called Dr Mendez office today on Friday 5/6/16 regarding a refill of my emergency inhaler for asthma that I have had for 63 years. I was told that I need an new visit , and could not happen till the following week. leaving me without emergency medicine . I tried to explain to the receptionist that the medicine is for EMERGENCY USE , she said call 911 if that happens and hung up. neither her or the doctors care .
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Dr. Mendez's Care Philosophy

"The best interest of the the patient is the only interest to be considered" .....WJ Mayo

Dr. Mendez's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Critical Care Medicine
  •  Board certified in Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonology

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Incompetence
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

Education

  • Medical School
    National University Of Cordoba / Faculty Of Medical Sciences

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Danbury Hospital, Yale School Of Medicine

    Completed in 2002

    Hospital Privado Cordoba, Agentina

    Completed in 1999

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Mayo Medical School

    Completed in 2006

    Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Fellowships

    Completed in 2006

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonology
  • Sleep Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ultrasound

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