About

About

Teo Mendez, M.D. is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who focuses on both operative and non-operative management of sports-related injuries, musculoskeletal injuries and arthritis.

Dr. Mendez is a native of Richmond, Virginia where he graduated high school from The Collegiate School. He then went on to attend the University of Virginia where he graduated in 2005 with dual bachelor degrees in physics and economics while also minoring in chemistry. He received his M.D. degree at Emory University School of Medicine in 2009. From 2009 to 2014 he served as a resident at the University of Miami at Jackson Memorial Hospital where he was the chief administrative resident for the department of orthopedics from 2013 to 2014. During his tenure at the University of Miami, Dr. Mendez participated in the care of athletes from the University of Miami and the Miami Marlins.

Following residency, Dr. Mendez completed a sports medicine fellowship at Lenox Hill Hospital. During his fellowship he concentrated on minimally invasive and advanced arthroscopic techniques for the treatment of sports-related injuries and participated in the care of athletes from the New York Jets, New York Islanders, Manhattanville College, Hunter College, and various New York City high school teams. He is an Active Member of AAOS, AOSSM and Board Certified. He currently serves as the team physician for Queens College and York College. Dr. Mendez has authored a variety of research articles and book chapters on a variety of topics in the field of orthopedics and sports medicine.

Credentials

Credentials

  • Medical school

    • Emory University

  • Residencies

    • University of Miami School of Medicine

  • Internships

    • University of Miami School of Medicine

  • Fellowships

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

  • Affiliations

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

    • Long Island Jewish Valley Stream

    • Staten Island University Hospital

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

159 East 74th StreetNew York, NY 10021
130 East 77th StreetNew York, NY 10075
158 BroadwayBrooklyn, NY 11211

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In the news

In the news

In the news
Lenox Hill Hospital’s Dr. Teo Mendez talks youth sports, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and the future of football helmets.
Dr. Teo Mendez explains how circadian rhythms?"internal ‘body clocks’ that regulate our sleep-wake cycles?"may point to important health markers such as blood pressure, hypertension and even cancer risk.