Dr. Mendez graduated from Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to Midwestern University, he received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego. His professional interests include soft tissue surgery, shelter medicine, and preventative care. He is also Fear Free Certified. Dr. Mendez enjoys being able to care for the ‘furry’ family member and working with various species, especially being able to perform surgeries. When not at work, Dr. Mendez enjoys working out, outdoor activities, eating/trying new foods, watching sports and spending quality time with his wife and furry kids Chinchin (cat) and Pelusas (dog).
Fun Fact: Dr. Mendez was involved in shelter medicine while at Midwestern – he was the president of the shelter medicine club for 2.5 years!