About Dr. Mendieta
Dr. Mendieta has received numerous honors and awards including being named in the International Who’s Who and graduating Magna Cum Laud. Adding to his multiple distinctions and achievements, Dr. Mendieta completed a rigorous residency program in general surgery at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Subsequently, Dr. Mendieta then continued his plastic surgery training at the University of Miami, obtaining specialties in both general surgery and plastic surgery.
Having completed his institutional education regimen, Dr. Mendieta was recognized early on for his vast knowledge and skills. Possessing such attributes, Dr. Mendieta received the distinct privilege and opportunity of enhancing his training under world-renowned leaders in the plastic surgery field. His training experiences took him to Brazil, Scotland and England where he completed a fellowship at the Royal College of Surgeons. Afterwards, Dr. Mendieta returned to California where he studied under one of the world’s most accomplished facelift surgeons as well as working with several internationally-respected figures.
After finishing a facelift surgery fellowship, Dr. Mendieta went to Atlanta, Georgia where he completed fellowships in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the breasts as well as various facial surgery techniques focusing on rejuvenation of the eye area. One of Dr. Mendieta’s crowning achievements was his selection and commensurate completion of an aesthetic surgery fellowship at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts. Acceptance to this fellowship is highly competitive and very exclusive. Adding to his international training background, Dr. Mendieta then traveled to Paris, France to complete advanced training under world famous breast surgeon Dr. Louis Benneli. The techniques Dr. Mendieta learned from Dr. Benneli focus scar minimization and breast lift/reduction techniques. Dr. Mendieta also spent time in Brazil training under Dr. Sampio Goes for the similar surgical techniques. These training modalities and achievements are formally recognized through Dr. Mendieta’s status as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
In September of 2000, Dr. Mendieta achieved the exclusive distinction of becoming Board Certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgeons. This platinum standard assures that Dr. Mendieta maintains the highest levels of education, examination, and certification as a plastic surgeon.