Dr. Michael W. Mendes, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 59

2000 10th Ave Ste 270
Columbus, GA 31901
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Dr. Mendes' Experience

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Dr. Mendes' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Mendes Performs

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Conditions Dr. Mendes Treats

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Hospital Quality

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Redmond Regional Medical Center
501 Redmond Road
Rome, GA 30165
Floyd Medical Center
304 Turner McCall Boulevard
Rome, GA 30165

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Columbus Regional Orthopedics
Columbus Regional Orthopedics
2000 10th Ave Ste 270
Columbus, GA 31901
EISENHOWER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY ORTHOPEDIC
EISENHOWER ARMY MEDICAL CTR
300 W Hospital Rd
Fort Gordon, GA 30905
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    Dr. Mendes' Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Tibula or Fibula
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture & 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
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
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    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
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    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Mendes

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Virginia School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1983

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Michigan
    Complete in 1988

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Texas Houston
    Complete in 1989
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Mendes & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Mendes' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Redmond Regional Medical Center

    • Floyd Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Mendes

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mendes to family and friends

    7 responses
    below
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    6 responses
    same as
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 4 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Mendes
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    7 responses
    below
    national average

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    Is Dr. Mendes accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
    • Health Alliance
    • Humana
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Tricare
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    Office Locations

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    Columbus Regional Orthopedics
    2000 10th Ave Ste 270
    Columbus, GA 31901
    (706) 571-1011 (Office)
    B
    EISENHOWER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY ORTHOPEDIC
    EISENHOWER ARMY MEDICAL CTR
    300 W Hospital Rd
    Fort Gordon, GA 30905
    (706) 787-1859 (Office)
    (706) 787-8176 (Fax)
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    707 Center St
    Columbus, GA 31901
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