Alexander Mendez - PIH Health - Whittier, CA

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Alexander A. Mendez

Alexander A. Mendez, MD

4.8 / 5 (based on 273 Reviews) View 83 Comments

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12675 La Mirada Blvd #201
La Mirada, California 90638
  • Main: 562.903.7339
  • Fax: 562.967.2931

Hospital/Group Affiliation

PIH Health Physicians

PIH Health Hospital - Whittier





  • Family Medicine


  • Spanish



PIH Health Hospital-Whittier


University of California School of Medicine (Los Angeles)


Family Medicine (General Cert)


Accepted Insurance Plans and Physician ID Numbers

  • Aetna - 4139646

  • Anthem Blue Cross (paper/online enrollment) - 0AF065

  • Anthem Blue Cross (Phone Enrollment) - 0001065

  • Blue Shield - 00G689160

  • Blue Shield IPA # - IPA0686GH

  • CareMore - 100000000593

  • Cigna - 85770

  • Health Net - 3368-011340

  • Health Net Senior - 5162-011340

  • Humana - 227516

  • United Healthcare - 0232470024

Accepted insurance plans are subject to change without notice. Please contact your insurance provider and the doctor's office to verify your coverage.

Patient Reviews

February 11, 2019
Best Doctor I ever had.
February 04, 2019
Of course you can share my comments although I know you won't.
February 04, 2019
I liked how doctor Mendez took a seat just to lisend to me. It showed me comfort to explain my problems.
January 31, 2019
Dr. Mendez and his team are ways professional, knowledgeable & caring.
January 29, 2019
Dr Mendez has been my Dr for the past 27 years. I continue to see him even though I no longer live close by and am out of network because of how much I trust him.
January 24, 2019
Excellent doctor. Willing to spend time and listen. Keep up the great work!
January 21, 2019
It's a clinically clean faculty and a friendly environment.
January 21, 2019
Dr Mendez is a wonderful doctor. He is very knowledgeable, understanding and very thorough. I would definitely recommend him to friends and family members.
January 14, 2019
Very good
January 11, 2019
Dr. Mendez is an empathetic and thoughtful primary care physician. He takes the time and effort to address my health issues.
January 10, 2019
Dr. Mendez is a great doctor! My family and I have been seeing him for about 30 years. He's cared for my two girls since they were born. Great personality always positive even when it comes to advising us on what we have to do to help ourselves. He always will to help his patients whenever needed.
January 08, 2019
I've been coming here for so many years, I feel like I'm visiting friends
January 07, 2019
Dr. Mendez is very friendly and makes you feel comfortable the minute you meet him. He is careful explaining things to you especially going over the blood results in layman's terms. I like his office staff and it gave me the "homey" feeling just like doctor's offices used to be.
January 07, 2019
Starting at the front, i'm always greeted with a warm, friendly hello. I'm called in by Betty and it's like talking to a friend. Dr. Mendez is always very warm, friendly, and upbeat. He always asks how everything is going and listens to everything I say. He is very attentive and concerned with my reason for being there. I always leave feeling good.
January 07, 2019
Dr. Mendez and his staff are very professional and friendly. I would highly recommend Dr. Mendez, he's caring and is a great listener!
January 03, 2019
great provider
December 21, 2018
Dr Mendez was great he thoroughly explained what my condition was and gave me great advice on how I can manage my pain
December 13, 2018
Dr Mendez and his staff are very knowledgeable, professional and very cordial with everyone.
December 11, 2018
I like how Dr Mendez explains my results to me by comparing them to previous years. Very knowledgeable about my results and what to do going forward to keep me healthy. Always recommend Dr Mendez
December 06, 2018
Office staff and provider were wonderful
December 03, 2018
Highly recommended!!
November 29, 2018
So far so good.
November 15, 2018
Helpfully and courteous staff.
November 13, 2018
DR. Mendez has been our Doctor for many years and we feel as though he is part of our family.
November 08, 2018
I have been with my Doctor several years now.....I trust his medical judgement and he understands my medical history. He always takes the time to make sure I stay on a good health regiment and also he is, and his staff are excellent!
November 08, 2018
Dr. Mendez was personable, knowledgeable and answered my questions.
November 05, 2018
The staff was excellent. They were helpful with questions I had and was prompt getting me in the room.
October 29, 2018
Dr. Mendez and staff listen. That means so much.
October 25, 2018
Dr. Mendez is awesome.
October 23, 2018
I recommend Dr Mendez
October 15, 2018
The best ever all of them
October 15, 2018
Excellent medical service and personnel I highly recommend this office.
October 02, 2018
Very knowledgeable and friendly doctor.
October 01, 2018
This doctor is very good all around.
September 28, 2018
I'm am long time patient of Dr. Mendez. He has always taken time to listen to me. His office staff is great also,
September 28, 2018
Great Doctor, Great staff.
September 21, 2018
Dr. Alexander Mendez is a great Dr. and Human being that listens to your medical issues and provides the best solutions to your medical problems..happy to be treated by him..
September 18, 2018
Dr. Mendez is a very good doctor. He listens to your health concerns and recommends the best course of action. He is focused on maintaining a good diet and exercise regimen.
September 14, 2018
Dr. Mendez is a true professional, who can connect with patients very easily. He is kind, considerate and friendly. My family is very happy with his care.
September 12, 2018
This office is very flexible. Thank you for being understanding!
September 11, 2018
Receptionist is very kind. Caroline is amazing! She is always so kind and patient with my kids! Dr. Mendez is always attentive to my kids and they feel comfortable going to the office when they are sick!
September 04, 2018
Dr. Mendez takes his time and explains things about test results, health issue and listens to what you have to say.
September 04, 2018
Very professional
September 04, 2018
My family and I have had this provider as our Family Doctor for over 20 years and we all are very happy with him. We appreciate you Dr. Alexander Mendez
August 20, 2018
very professional and excellent listener walked out of office content and satisfied with his evaluation
August 16, 2018
I am always impressed with Dr Mendez and his staff
August 09, 2018
Dr Mendez has always been an outstanding physician who always answers and explains everything in a detailed fashion that makes it easy to comprehend. He is caring and always makes sure that my medical needs are met. He is respectful, courteous and truly cares.
July 31, 2018
He is great and that's I've had him for years.
July 30, 2018
Dr Mendez is awesome and his nurses are fantastic. Very calming and gentle.
July 24, 2018
Dr. Mendez is an outstanding doctor. I couldn't recommend him any higher.
July 24, 2018
Dr. Mendez is my family doctor and in my opinion, one of the BEST! He cares for my health needs and is always clear as to what should be done about a certain situation. One a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 deserving a 5 Star rating, Dr. Mendez wins hands down.
July 16, 2018
Highly recommend to my family and friends
July 16, 2018
As this was our first visit, Dr. Mendez sat down and listened to us. He was kind and seemed compassionate and wasn't in a hurry to rush us out.
July 13, 2018
see dr mendez he is the best
July 13, 2018
Sound doctor and staff
July 12, 2018
July 06, 2018
everyone seems nice and interested in their work
July 03, 2018
Great doctor , been a patient for many years...Great staff....
June 29, 2018
I've been seeing Dr. Mendez for years, and I appreciate his care & professionalism... but the scheduling system needs to be more honest & realistic.
June 21, 2018
Dr. Mendez is a great doctor and his staff Caroline and Betty and also wonderful. They have all helped me through some difficult times. I have never been disappointed with their care.
June 19, 2018
I have recommended Doctor Mendez to many friends. It is so hard to find a Doctor that is knowledgeable and a good bedside manner. Betty was the nurse that helped me. I get nervous when my blood pressure is taken and she kept my mind off it by talking to me and joking. She was so sweet and my blood pressure was good!
June 18, 2018
This provider is very knowledgeable and listens to all my questions and concerns. He is very easy to talk to.
June 15, 2018
In our family's experience, all our needs are met.
June 12, 2018
I have been a patient of Dr. Mendez for years; he treats me very well, with care, and with genuine care.
June 08, 2018
Call as soon as possible to get an appointment. And once you have your appointment, don't be surprise if you get a call to reschedule because the doctor is going to be in that day.
June 01, 2018
Busy. Businesslike staff . Good personable doctor.Charts need updating before a visit as to needed vaccines.
May 31, 2018
Mo comment...all went well
May 24, 2018
I have one of the best doctor's in town. The nurse's and staff are friendly and attentive. I recommend my doctor to my friends and family. Thank you!
May 17, 2018
Best doctor and staff that I have ever gone to
April 27, 2018
Excellent service and friendly personnel
April 27, 2018
Medical staff always great with special needs & remembers you!
April 23, 2018
At first glance, I may not have seemed nervous. But I was extremely nervous with many questions regarding my health. Dr. Mendez’s demeaner and the way he patiently addressed every one of my health concerns made me feel at ease. I feel blessed and fortunate that Dr. Mendez is my provider.
April 16, 2018
April 12, 2018
I've been seeing Dr. Mendez for more than a year. He is always knowledgeable, friendly and respectful. I would highly recommend him to my family and friends.
April 09, 2018
I’m famous among friends & family for not liking doctors. I felt comfortable talking with Dr. Mendez & liked him. He was kind, informative & easy in his manner.
April 03, 2018
Dr. Mendez is a great Doctor with a very good staff.
March 30, 2018
Only downfall is that it usually takes 3 weeks to get an appointment with Mendez.
March 27, 2018
Doctors and staff are great. Keep up the good work.
March 27, 2018
Dr. Mendez and his nurse are great!
March 26, 2018
I've known Dr. Mendez for at least 20 years! He is one of the best Doctors and my entire family has been seen by him. He's thorough, thoughtful, and explains our results well. I've enjoyed the interns that have practiced at this practice, but my 1st choice will always be Dr. Mendez!
March 20, 2018
I have been visiting Dr. MENDEZ since 1999, and the visits just keep getting better. I never feel rushed and always feel heard. He prescribed diagnostic services and treatments appropriately for the visits.
March 01, 2018
Friendly and courteous with timely appointments
February 23, 2018
I have a great doctor