Dr. Richard Mendel, MD

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Neurosurgery | Male

National Orthopedics and Neurosurgery 2047 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd Ste 100 West Palm Beach, FL 33409 Get Directions
Dr. Richard Mendel, MD
Dr. Richard Mendel, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in West Palm Beach, FL. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Mendel is affiliated with St. Mary's Medical Center.

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Dr. Mendel's Reviews

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3.7
based on 15 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Mendel's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
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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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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    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Florida.

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  • 3
    Sanctions

    Dr. Mendel has received 3 sanctions

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    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • 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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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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

Education

  • Medical School
    Drexel University College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

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