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Dr. Enrique Mendez Joins Imperial Health Physician Team - Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Local Rheumatologist, Enrique A. Mendez, MD, FACP, FACR, has joined the Imperial Health Physician Team. Mendez, who has practiced medicine in the Lake Area since 2001, specializes in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematous and a wide range of other rheumatology related disorders.

Dr. Mendez earned a medical degree from Universidad Salvadoreina Alberto Masferrer (USAM) in El Salvador, then traveled state-side to complete a residency in Internal Medicine at Mount Vernon Hospital, an affiliate of the New York Medical College in Mount Vernon, New York. Dr. Mendez also completed a rheumatology fellowship at Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans. Prior to moving to Lake Charles, Dr. Mendez was in private practice in El Salvador, Central America. He is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Rheumatology. Dr. Mendez is also a member of the Louisiana Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation and the state and local medical societies.

Dr. Mendezís medical practice is now located at 501 Dr. Michael DeBakey Drive (second floor) in Lake Charles. For more information, or to make an appointment with Dr. Mendez, please call (337) 312-8619.

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