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Dr. Mario Mendoza

Dr. Mario R Mendoza is a clinical anesthesiologist (practiced at the NIH) and currently a healthcare and pharmaceutical industry medical/medical affairs consultant with over 13 years of combined experience in patient clinical care, clinical development, R&D, medical affairs (Abbott, Pfizer and Centrexion Therapeutics), and FDA medical devices regulation.

Dr. Mendoza’s expertise is within therapeutic area agnostic medical/patient care and medical devices med/reg consulting; as well as medical affairs strategy, infrastructure, tactics within all pillars (inclusive of KOL engagement, Review Committee Work, unbranded/branded medical content development, publications strategy and compliance, IIR/IIS, Phase 4/Pharmacoeconomic studies) - irrespective of the therapeutic area. He also has additional expertise within the acute and chronic pain, and cardiovascular therapeutic areas. 


Dr. Mendoza (Mario) earned his BS degree in chemistry from SUNY College at Old Westbury, and a MS in organic chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  He earned his M.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and then completed an FDA Commissioner’s Fellowship Program and stayed on at FDA, as a Medical Officer/Medical Consultant.

Dr. Mendoza is the Founder of the nonprofit organization,, and the executive producer of a self-funded documentary (An Undocumented Immigrant Story: Immigrant Data and 1986 Amnesty) that speaks to his personal story as an undocumented immigrant and to published data on undocumented immigration (Pew Research Center, Cato Institute, Migration Policy Institute, National Immigration Forum).


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