Jose Mena, MD

Dr. Jose Mena earned his medical degree in San Jose, Costa Rica. He did his residency in General Surgery at the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans and then went on to do a Fellowship in Peripheral Vascular Surgery at New York University. After being on the Faculty at the Medical College of Georgia, and subsequently in private practice, he returned and completed a Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Ochsner Clinic. He stayed on as an attending physician doing both Cardiothoracic and Peripheral Vascular Surgery.

His professional interests include Heart Valve Operations, Coronary Artery and Carotid Artery operations, Surgery on the Aorta including Endograft Repair of Aneurysms, Heart and Lung Transplantation, Endovascular Diagnostic and Interventional Procedures, and the diagnosis and treatment of Disorders of the Veins of the lower extremities. He practices at the Ochsner Health Centers in Covington, Slidell, and Hammond.

Medical School

San Jose, Costa Rica

Internship

Ochsner Health System

Residency

Ochsner Health System

Fellowship

New York University

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