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About Eric G. Mendez, MD

Eric G. Mendez, MD, is an internal medicine doctor who provides primary care for adults, including preventive care. He has expertise in managing chronic conditions including diabetes, hypertension, and high cholesterol. He has a particular interest in cardiovascular disease prevention, LGBTQ health and providing care for underserved populations.

His research interests include cardiovascular prevention and underserved medicine.

Dr. Mendez completed his residency in internal medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in Los Angeles. He earned his medical degree at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

He is a member of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Mendez also speaks Spanish fluently.

In his free time, Dr. Mendez enjoys cooking, running, beach volleyball, gardening, watercolor painting and travel.

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Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • UC San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Residency

  • UC Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • Spanish

Date Joined Staff

  • 2020-07-06

Conditions and Treatments

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Diabetes
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Hypertension
  • LGBTQ Care
  • Overall Health and Well-Being
  • Preventive Medicine
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted