Dr. Richard C. Mendel, MD

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Dr. Richard C. Mendel, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

National Orthopedics and Neurosurgery 2047 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd Ste 100, West Palm Beach, FL 33409 Get Directions
(561) 697-2444

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Dr. Mendel specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in West Palm Beach, FL. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Mendel's Review Details
3.7 based on 15 responses
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Mendel
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (15)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (15)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Mendel's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (15)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (15)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (14)
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Brandon, FL |
Preformed multiple visits and even had a ESI done and lied bout causing a CSF leak found by other hospital.
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

    Dr. Mendel has received 3 sanctions

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    • Disciplinary action in another state  (7/28/2015)
    • Action Taken: Voluntary Surrender
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Pennsylvania
    • Disciplinary action in another state  (10/30/2013)
    • Action Taken: Suspension
    • Summary: Mendel, Richard C MD: License # 4301097431: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has Sister State Disciplinary Action and Failure to Report/Comply. ACTION TAKEN: The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Health Care Services has placed the physician’s Michigan license on SUSPENSION.
    • State: Michigan
    • Unknown  (1/22/2013)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Mendel, Richard C MD; License # 21340; NATURE OF COMPLAINT; Unknown at this time. ACTION TAKEN: The Mississippi Board of Medical Licensure has accepted the physician’s voluntary SURRENDER of his Mississippi medical license.
    • State: Mississippi
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Education

  • Medical School
    Drexel University College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1989

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Mendel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Mendel's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Mendel

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients