Education

Degree
PhD, Case Western Reserve Univ School of Medicine, 1991
Fellowship
Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 1984
Residency
Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1982
Residency
Internal Medicine, LAC + USC Medical Center, 1978
Internship
Internal Medicine, LAC + USC Medical Center, 1975
Degree
MD, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 1974

Medical Board Certifications

Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1984
Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1978

State License

A29446
  • About Me

    About Me

    Mario F. Mendez, MD, PhD, is a behavioral neurologist. His training is in internal medicine, neurology, neurobehavior, and experimental psychology.

    Dr. Mendez completed an internal medicine residency at USC-LAC Medical Center and briefly practiced medicine before returning to do a neurology residency at UCLA. Under the mentorship of D. Frank Benson, Dr. Mendez went on to do a neurobehavior fellowship. The development of research interests in brain-behavior disorders resulted in completing of the qualifications for a PhD in experimental psychology.

    Dr. Mendez is the Director of Neurobehavior at the VA Greater Los Angeles and Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at UCLA. He directs the Focal-type Dementia Clinic and Program.

    His area of investigation is the clinical aspects of frontotemporal dementia, progressive aphasia, posterior cortical atrophy, and other focal cortical degenerative conditions.

  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Neurology
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1984
    Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 1978

    Education

    Degree
    PhD, Case Western Reserve Univ School of Medicine, 1991
    Fellowship
    Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 1984
    Residency
    Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1982
    Residency
    Internal Medicine, LAC + USC Medical Center, 1978
    Internship
    Internal Medicine, LAC + USC Medical Center, 1975
    Degree
    MD, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 1974
  • Clinical Interests
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Cognitive
    • Frontal Dementia
    • Geriatric Behavior
    • Memory Disorders
    • Neuro Behavior
  • Research

    Research Interest

    Focal-type Dementias

    Clinical aspects of frontotemporal dementia, progressive aphasia, posterior cortical atrophy, and other focal, cortical neurodegenerative conditions.

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