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
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Dr. Menendez's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Menendez performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Menendez performs this procedure more than 79% of his peers

Spine Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Menendez treats Spine Disorders more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Menendez treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Menendez treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Menendez treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Menendez's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
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 Surgery
Brain Tumor
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Treat patients as I would treat my family member

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Menendez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Menendez

3.0

Based on 35 reviews

5 Stars
45.714285714285715%
(16)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
5.714285714285714%
(2)
2 Stars
8.571428571428571%
(3)
1 Star
40%
(14)

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  • Staff friendliness
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I read the reviews. Dr Menendez officially was very clean. His staff kind and more then willing to answer ALL QUESTIONS. I spent 30-40 minutes with Dr Menendez and he was not rushing me. His credentials r impecable. Surgery is complete. His staff at the hospital Went out the wayto assure I was...Read More
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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...Read 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...Read More
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I can recommend Dr Menendez for any surgical procedure
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Health Net
Health Net PPO
Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
Health Net of Arizona HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare PPO
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