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.
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.
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)
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