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36 years of experience
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Overall Rating:
2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Total Ratings

12

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Ease of Appointment:
  • Currently 3.1428571428571 of 4 stars
Promptness:
  • Currently 3.2857142857143 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff:
  • Currently 3.4285714285714 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis:
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner:
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me:
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit:
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Average Wait: 18 minutes
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
 |  Surprisingly good visit--for a surgeon!  |  show details
by DrB on Nov 12th, 2014

I found Dr. Mendoza a breath of fresh air given how surgeons can behave--many are dismissive, and they forget how frightening surgery is for most people. I found Dr. Mendoza very respectful and I trusted his calm and gentle manner. I had a procedure done in the office (a biopsy) which I was very afraid to have done, but I decided to do it on meeting him. I would like to respond to the person who objected to there being many Spanish-speaking people in Dr. Mendoza's practice. What a racist comment! When I have gone to Drs. in Chinatown, the patients have been mostly Asian. People want a Dr. who really understands what they are saying--what's wrong with that? His English is just perfect and he has nearly 40 years of experience. That's what matters. Folks who are scared of cancer or other surgical procedures he specializes in have a right to find a good doctor to understand them and help them. Shame on you! Also, I have waited hours for other Drs. and I agree that that's unpleasant. It usually means that they are good Drs. and sometimes emergencies come up. I don't like that either; but it didn't happen for my visit. Everyone was very kind and polite. If you can't wait, make a different appt.!

  • Currently 1 of 4 stars
 |  Horrible Experience!  |  show details
Mar 15th, 2014

I made an appointment for a specific time and arrived 20 mins early. When I made the appointment, I asked and was told that appointment times are kept (as opposed to first-come-first-served). 20 mins AFTER my appointment was scheduled, I was asked for my co-payment. When I asked how much longer it would be, I was answered with a blank look of confusion as if I had asked the lady about the existence of aliens or something. She told me that there were 5 people ahead of me and that some people were late, so it could be a while. Again, I asked for a time, and she disappeared in the back for several mins, then returned and told that it would be about another hour. Why make an appointment for people to sit around waiting over an hour? It is insulting and unfair. It is disrespectful to expect anyone to waste time like that. Additionally, everyone in the office was Hispanic. EVERYONE--- both the patients in the waiting room and all of the visible employees. Diversify much? We are all similar on the inside, so why isn’t that reflected in that environment? I don't know how gifted Dr. Mendoza is, but the lack of employment and patient diversity, inconsiderate scheduling practices and rude office staff will prevent me from finding out anything more about him.

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  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
 |  ginia  |  show details
Jul 29th, 2012

The most professional I've encountered so far. A true specialist in his field. You couldn't ask for a better doctor. Continued excellence to and your team, Dr. Mendoza. Thanks for you kind care and healing hands.

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  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
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Aug 18th, 2011

I came into the Methodist hospital with a severe face and head infection, they sent me to the dental area. No one knew who should treat me, my face was 3x the size it normally was. Dr Mendoza came downstairs, in the dental area from surgery and looked at me and took me on as a case. I was hospitalized for 7 days and I had surgery. Great doctor, Dr. Mendoza is one of the best......

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