Dr. Jose Menendez, MD

Dr. Jose Menendez, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Jose Menendez, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Escuela de Medicina Ignacio A. Santos del Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1331 N 7th St Ste 405

Phoenix, AZ 85006

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Menendez performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
more than 96% of peers
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Myelopathy
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Menendez's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Menendez "Treat patients as I would treat my family member"

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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25  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Escuela de Medicina Ignacio A. Santos del Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Washington University School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Washington University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University of Washington
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Menendez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Menendez's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Menendez to family and friends
34 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Menendez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Worst experience with him totally unsatisfied went from one problem to another now I'm worst then better
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Total jerk....disgusting office had dirty used bandaid on the ground in exam room and then a bed bug ran over my arm....changed exam rooms only to have him never acknowledge the filth, and then refuse to discuss mri with me when he learned he was the one of several DR's I was meeting with for...more
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He always takestime with us and doesn’t seem rushed to move onto his next patient. Very thorough in his answers and patient with us. He was wonderful in surgery as well as after in the hospital and in his office. His staff is friendly and always willing to help. Josie & Clarissa are quick to answer...more
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I can recommend Dr Menendez for any surgical procedure
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