Experienced vascular and endovascular surgeon joins Tenet Florida Cardiovascular Care in West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach, FL – September 5, 2019 – Manuel Vicente Mendez, MD, a vascular and endovascular surgeon, has joined Tenet Florida Cardiovascular Care (TFCC) in his practice in West Palm Beach, FL. Dr. Mendez is certified by the American Board of Surgery in vascular surgery. For his areas of interest, Dr. Mendez specializes in peripheral arterial disease (PAD), abdominal aortic aneurysms, carotid disease, dialysis access, and venous insufficiency. He’s the director of a diagnostic vascular laboratory, and offers office based endovascular procedures.

Dr. Mendez is on-staff at Good Samaritan Medical Center, and St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, among other local hospitals.

Prior to joining TFCC, Dr. Mendez worked in private practice as a vascular and endovascular surgery specialist at Palm Beach Endovascular in West Palm Beach, FL for the last 20 years. While serving the West Palm Beach community, he directed a non-invasive vascular laboratory. Earlier in his medical career, Dr. Mendez cared for the health needs of a countryside community as a primary care physician at Bauxiven Primary Care/Rural Clinic, Los Pijiguaos, Estado Bolivar, Venezuela.

For his education and training, Dr. Mendez completed a Vascular Surgery Fellowship at Boston Medical Center and the Boston University School of Medicine. In addition, Dr. Mendez also completed an Endovascular Fellowship at Instituto Cardiovascular Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina, under the mentorship of Dr. Juan Parodi, an innovator in endovascular treatments involving the aorta and in minimally invasive aortic aneurysm surgery. Dr. Mendez finished his general surgery residency program at UMass Medical Center, Worcester, MA. He graduated medical school from Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela.

Throughout his medical career, Dr. Mendez has committed time to advancing the field of vascular and endovascular surgery with several publications in peer reviewed medical journals. Dr. Mendez has been practicing medicine since 1989.

About Palm Beach Health Network Physician Groups
Palm Beach Health Network Physician Groups (PBHNPG), a division of Tenet Healthcare Corporation, is a multi-specialty physician group that has provided care to the communities of Palm Beach, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties since 2007. PBHNPG physicians, including primary care, specialists and sub-specialists, have cared for over 719,000 patients across various medical and surgical specialties. Our award-winning physicians provide a level of expertise that has resulted in regional firsts and outstanding patient outcomes. PBHNPG physicians and staff are committed to delivering high quality care. Our mission is to improve the life of every person who enters our doors. Today, we are proud to be one of the largest and most respected physician networks in the area.

About Tenet Florida Cardiovascular Care
Tenet Florida Cardiovascular Care consists of a dedicated group of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and vascular surgeons specializing in transcatheter therapies as well as open surgical and endovascular treatment including robotic and minimally invasive surgery, to provide the most advanced, comprehensive care for patients with all types of cardiovascular conditions.

About Tenet Florida Heart & Vascular Network
The Tenet Heart & Vascular Network is a network of highly skilled cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and vascular surgeons using advanced heart and vascular care technology to provide exceptional patient care in Tenet Florida’s 10-hospital system and PBHNPG specialty physician groups across South Florida.


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