Dr. Michael Mendoza, MD

Dr. Michael Mendoza, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Michael Mendoza, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Monterey, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from UCLA in 2000 and specializes in gastroenterology, internal medicine, and more.

23 Upper Ragsdale Dr Ste 200

Monterey, CA 93940

Contact Information

(831) 375-3577

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Medicaid
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3  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

83  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy
  • Balloon Assisted Deep Enteroscopy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Pseudocyst Drainage
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Esophagus

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • UCLA
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • UCLA
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • UCLA
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • UCLA
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • UCLA Advanced Endoscopic Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • UCLA Gastroenterology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Michael Mendoza, MD
Dr. Mendoza listens carefully, communicates very well, and is consistently professional, courteous, capable and thorough. His staff is also well trained and kind. I have been seen by Dr. Mendoza four times over the past 2 years, and I like and trust him.
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Chris in Monterey, CA – Apr 14, 2017
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I had to have a routine colonoscopy screening based on my age and some family history. My ex, who is a surgeon and performed this procedure himself recommended Dr. Mendoza. Also, he chose him for his own colonoscopy. Dr. Mendoza met me for the initial visit, and explained the procedure. Then...Read More
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SusieD in Carmel Valley, CA – Dec 15, 2016
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I was fortunate that Dr. Mendoza was available when my problem occurred. I feel very lucky. After surgery during a post op visit Dr. Mendoza spent over 30 minutes with me explaining in great detail the next phase of my treatment, was friendly, attentive and very assuring. I feel confident in his...Read More
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BES in Salinas – Dec 10, 2016
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He was very attentive and a great listener. He made sure to answer all my questions. He made me feel comfortable and was very knowledgeable. He was compassionate and caring. The Bonus was before I left the appointment he glanced over at my list of questions and asked Did I answer all your...Read More
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Monterey, CA – May 23, 2016
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Attentive listener, felt like he cared about what I was saying. Took plenty of time during my visit to address my questions. Made me feel comfortable talking about an issue that was not easy for me to express. Would definitely recommend him to family and friends.
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Krista in Monterey, CA – Apr 27, 2016
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