About Dr. Chris Mendello

Christopher Mendello, MD FCCP
Naples Pulmonologist
Christopher Mendello, MD FCCP

Education & Medical Training

  • 2000-2003 Fellowship Pulmonary, Critical Care, & Sleep Medicine
    Wayne State University. Detroit, MI.
  • 1997-2000 Residency Internal Medicine
    University of Toledo Medical Center (formerly Medical College of Ohio). Toledo, OH
  • 1997 Doctor of Medicine
    University of Toledo Medical Center (formerly Medical College of Ohio). Toledo, OH
  • 1992 Masters Medical Science
    Boston University. Boston, MA
  • 1991 Bachelor of Arts, Biology Major
    Saint Anselm College. Manchester, NH

Certifications & Licenses

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
    Certified in Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
    Certified in Pulmonary Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
    Certified in Sleep Medicine
  • Florida State Medical License
    Active through 2017
  • 1997-present
    BLS / ACLS Certified
  • 2000-2012 American Board of Internal Medicine
    Internal Medicine Diplomat
  • 2003-present American Board of Internal Medicine
    Pulmonary Medicine Diplomat
  • 2004-present American Board of Internal Medicine
    Critical Care Medicine Diplomat
  • 2009-present American Board of Internal Medicine
    Sleep Medicine Diplomat

Awards, Honors & Recognition

  • 2013 – CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, NextGen Ambulatory EHR, NextGen Healthcare
  • 2012 – CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, NextGen Ambulatory EHR, NextGen Healthcare

Publications & Presentations

  • Mateika, J. H., Mendello, C., Obeid, D., Badr, M. S. “Peripheral chemoreflex responsiveness is increased at elevated levels of carbon dioxide after episodic hypoxia in awake humans.” J Appl Physiol
  • Neurotrauma: Evidence based answers to common questions
  • Chapter : Ventilator Management of Head Injured Patient, Role for Hyperventilation

Employment

  • 2003-2010 Anchor Health Centers
  •  2010-2013 Pulmonary Consultant’s of Southwest Florida
  •  2010-present Naples Community Hospital Healthcare Group

Professional Affiliations

  • 2009-2011 Anchor Health Centers; Affiliate Massachusetts General Hospital
  •  2000-present Naples Community Hospital Healthcare Group; Affiliate Mayo Clinic Network

Professional Directorships

  • 2003-2010 Director Anchor Health Center Sleep Center. Naples, FL.
  •  2010-2013 Director Pulmonary Consultants of Southwest Florida Sleep Center. Cape Coral, FL.
  • 2011-present Director Naples Healthcare Group Sleep Center. Naples, FL.

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Fellow
  • American Thoracic Society, Fellow
  • American Medical Association, Fellow
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Collier County Medical Society

Business Associations

  • 2003-2010 Anchor Health Centers. Naples, FL.
  • 2010-2013 Pulmonary Consultant’s of Southwest Florida, Cape Coral, FL.
  • 2010-present Naples Community Hospital Healthcare Group. Naples, FL.
  • 2004-present LDCH Real Estate Holdings

Hospital Affiliations

  • 2003-present Naples Community Hospital
  • 2006-2010 HMA / Physicians Regional Medical Centers

Volunteer

  • 1996 Medical Mission. Dominican Republic
  • 2003-present Neighborhood Health Clinic. Naples, FL.
  • 2003-present Physician Lead Access Network (PLAN). Naples, FL.

Personal Interests

  • Family
  • Faith
  • Outdoor Sports

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