Dr. Kirk Mendez, MD

Dr. Kirk Mendez, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 42 years old

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Welcome to Bone and Joint Specialists. We are pleased to have you as a patient, and we are committed to providing you the highest quality Orthopaedic care. During your evaluation please ask any questions at any time. Thank you very much for your time. As our patient, you are very special to us. To ensure the best possible results, we encourage you to share responsibility in your own recovery through a partnership with our team. We will provide the best medical and rehabilitation care possible and encourage you to dedicate yourself to completely achieving your goals.Read more

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Dr. Mendez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mendez to family and friends
4.5
based on 39 total surveys (17 with reviews)
Dr. Mendez's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (17)
in Las Vegas, NV |
He replaced both of my knees last year. Pain free and wish I would have done it sooner!
in Las Vegas, NV |
I had knee pain for a while in my knee. I didn't know who to go see but a friend told me about Dr Mendez. He had done a surgery for her and recommended Dr Mendez. I could not have been happier I got right in and he told me of the things I could do before I would probably knee replacements. It ended up I needed one and 3 years later I needed the other. I feel blessed to have Dr Mendez as my surgeon. I have 2 new knees and am very happy. Thank you Dr Mendez.
in Las Vegas, NV |
Friendly, great bedside manner. I wish other doctors were like him.
in Las Vegas, NV |
It was such a pleasure to be treated by Dr. Mendez. No long wait in the waiting room and he spent plenty of time talking to me and discussing treatment options. A++
in las vegas, nevada |
I had knee replacement surgery by Dr. Mendez 3 months ago and am very happy. The whole process was much easier than I thought it would be. I should've had my knee replaced sooner.
in Las Vegas, nevada |
Dr. Mendez repaired my mother's hip fracture. He did a great job in every aspect from the initial visit, performing the surgery, and followup visits. She is back walking without pain and is independent again. He also treated my husband's knee and I cant say enough how good he is.
in las vegas, nv |
Dr. Mendez is the master of patient care, both in the office and in the OR. He clearly explains everything he is doing in terms I can understand, and uses the xrays, old and new, for comparisons. He listened to my concerns, asked appropriate probing questions, and made sure my questions were addressed to my satisfaction, again, in terms I could understand. Can't ask for more than that in a surgeon.
in Las Vegas, NV |
My knee surgery by Dr Mendez was a overwhelmingly positive experience. The entire staff at both Dr. Mendez's office and Mt. View hospital was efficient and professional. The care felt personal and the environment was happy and positive. If I had realized how easy it would be, I'd have done it much sooner!
in Las Vegas, NV |
I'm very pleased that I was referred to Dr Mendez by my family doctor. My knee had been bothering me about a month and really limiting my activities. He diagnosed my problem quickly and sent me to physical therapy. I noticed steady improvement and am now back to my usual activities. Even better was that I avoided surgery which was recommended right away by another local surgeon. I'm glad I saw Dr Mendez fir a second opinion.
in Las Vegas, NV |
I was referred to dr. Mendez by th er and will never go there again. It took over a week to see him, he was reluctant to sign any paperwork and appeared to believe all I wanted were drugs. After an MRI he determined it was not my imagination, I was really injured. He gave me an exercise to do and seemed reluctant to send me to therapy. I did everything possible to return to work. However, I still have pain and will live with it until I have an opportunity to see someone else.
in North Las Vegas, NV |
Overall the experience was great, in regards to Dr. Mendez and his staff. Highly recommended.
in Las Vegas, NV |
Dr. Mendez performed surgery on my son's knee (ACL) in 2013, his bedside manner is EXCELLENT! This was my sons first surgery so needless to say we were all nervous. He made us feel comfortable from the beginning! Everyone in the office is nice, and provides excellent customer service. Dr.Mendez and his team and took the time to speak with us, we never felt rushed. Highly recommended. My son's knee feels great.
in Las Vegas, NV |
My 17 year old son had a torn labrum and Dr. Mendez operated on him this past July. The care he showed my son and the follow-up visits were extraordinary. Dr. Mendez was referred to us by another orthopedist who said he would have no surgeon other than Dr. Mendez operate on his family if a shoulder was involved. I'm glad we took his advice.
in Las Vegas, NV |
Dr. Mendez is simply the best! I had a really bad knee injury a year ago and had to have my knee reconstructed. Dr. Mendez reconstructed my ACL, PCL , and MCL, as well as repaired my meniscus. Less than a year after I completed a half marathon and my knee felt great. Thanks! I recommend him to friends and family.
in Las Vegas, NV |
Overall I was very happy with my experience at his office. He spent time with me and his staff was very helpful. Everything was explained to me and my knee pain has resolved. Thank you! I will recommend to family and friends.
in Las Vegas, NV |
Overall fantastic Doctor in all aspects. Very happy with result of my knee replacement. Thank you
in Las Vegas, NV |
4 months a lot of tests and I had to suggest EVERYTHING requested a knee brace and was told my knee was too big? They are custom made and he agreed if I used his provider... Hum Kristy his nurse was so busy talking about lunch she ordered the prescription wrong check out yelp reviews they are more accurate Dr. Mendez did call after I complained to the office manager here is the conversation I hear your not happy , maybe you should find another dr Believe me anyone would be better then him
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Dr. Mendez's Care Philosophy

Welcome to Bone and Joint Specialists. We are pleased to have you as a patient, and we are committed to providing you the highest quality Orthopaedic care. During your evaluation please ask any questions at any time. Thank you very much for your time. As our patient, you are very special to us. To ensure the best possible results, we encourage you to share responsibility in your own recovery through a partnership with our team. We will provide the best medical and rehabilitation care possible and encourage you to dedicate yourself to completely achieving your goals.

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 Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Sanctions

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Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Texas Med School At Hospital

    Graduated in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    Stanford University

    Completed in 2006

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Baylor University

    Completed in 2007

  • Undergraduate School
    Barry University

    Graduated in 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate