Raul R. Mena, M.D.

Languages: English, Spanish
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
Raul R. Mena, M.D., is medical director of the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center and medical director of research at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center. He is triple board certified in medical oncology, hematology and internal medicine. Over the past 35 years, Dr. Mena has received numerous awards, including a Most Compassionate Doctor award, Southern California Super Doctors award, Best Doctors in America award and Burbank’s Best Oncologist award. His vision and diligent commitment to patient care is a driving force in cancer innovations. Dr. Mena is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. In his personal time, he enjoys humanitarian work and is involved in several fundraising projects.
Education
Institution
Type
University Of New Mexico School Of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM
Medical School
Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA
Internship
Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA
Residency
Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA
Fellowship
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology(Int Med)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Clinical Interests
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Cancer During Pregnancy
  • Cancer Genomics
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Egfr Mutation
  • Endocrine Complications Of Cancer Therapy
  • Plasma Cell Dyscrasia
  • Pulmonary Metastases
  • Teratogen Exposure
  • Unknown Primary Cancer
PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey.Responses are measured on a 10 - point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5 - point scale in order to display results in a 5 - star rating.Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.9 out of 5 (146 Ratings, 61 Comments)


 

06/27/2018
all of my experiences have been great. Dr.Mena is the best.
 

06/22/2018
Dr. Mena is a compassionate caring individual and I feel an experienced physician that can help in my health care needs. I felt very comfortable with him and his staff. They are very efficient and get back to you quickly. This was my first visit and blood work was done a MRI done this morning and his office called me back this afternoon with the results already! Very Very Pleased with Dr. Mena and his staff!
 

06/22/2018
staff facilitated in enrollment for reduced fee for medication.
 

06/22/2018
Excellent care
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06/06/2018
always good
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05/24/2018
Dr. Mena is the best! Caring, personable & professional.
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05/23/2018
An absolutely STELLAR provider! With an excellent team!
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05/23/2018
Dr. Mena very caring doctor
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05/21/2018
Everyone in Dr. Raul Mena and Providence health care are amazing professional and compassionate human being
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05/16/2018
I have been seeing Dr Mena for 26 years and he is one of the finest people I have ever met.
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05/14/2018
Dr Mena is probably one of the best doctors that I've seen in over 20 years. He pays attention to detail, genuinely cares and his staff is top notch.
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05/11/2018
Dr Mena is such a caring and competent professional. He also cracks jokes to make me feel at ease, and encourages me with his wisdom. He is an incredible doctor!
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05/07/2018
I had been with Dr Mena for several years, me and also my husband, I love DR MENA, Is carefull always, and understand clearly my needs. He is spanish speaking like us, I feel is like part of our family.
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05/07/2018
excellent doctor
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05/06/2018
I consider myself blessed to be in the care of Dr. Mena and his staff.
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05/02/2018
Dr Mena is the Best Hematology / Oncology Dr I've meet. Very Compassionate thorough .
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04/30/2018
I love Dr Mena and all of his staff. he saved my life twice from breast cancer and I am so grateful to have him as my doctor. all of his staff are compassionate and caring people. dr Mena is the best doctor I ever had besides my own dad who was a doctor. I am in the BEST hands with Dr Mena. love his staff [...]. they are family to me. [...]
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04/23/2018
love my Doctor. However being treated for an extremely serious illness isn't always clear cut answers. Love my dr, but sometimes I'm not altogether sure he understands how difficult it is.
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04/19/2018
My doctor is excellent. The attention he pays to his patients and the care he gives is outstanding. I COMPLETELY trust Dr. Mena.
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04/18/2018
Dr Mena is one of the best doctors .I was diagnosed with cancer 3 years ago and so happy and blessed that I got referred to such a compassionate,kind,smart,understandings human being like Dr Mena .Thank you for always taking good care of me and his wonderful staff .God bless them all.
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04/17/2018
When visiting Dr.Mena he helps me relieve a lot of my problems when I come to see him. when I leave his office , I leave with a different mentality, feeling better about my health!! thank you Dr. Mena
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04/12/2018
For me Dr. Mena one of the Best !
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04/12/2018
Dr Mena is a gem in the world of doctors...I have never had a bad experience with him or his staff.
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04/11/2018
Excellent
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04/11/2018
I really like my Provider and the staff because they are sensitive to my needs. My doctor always make me feel comfortable. He's so nice and caring. He does not get annoyed when I ask questions.
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04/05/2018
Dr Mena is so thoughtful and always concerned in my health. Made an appointment for me to see an orthropedic dr. for my shoulder that hurt. Very fast and good.
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04/02/2018
Dr. Mena was very professional, knowledgeable, and welcoming. The Staff was very helpful and courteous.
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03/30/2018
All of my experiences have been excellent.
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03/28/2018
The very BEST.
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03/28/2018
I've been a patient of Dr. Mena's for nine years. He and his staff are exceptional in every way. I can't imagine going anywhere else.
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03/28/2018
Dr. Mena is the absolute best. I could not be in better hands than Dr. Mena and his staff.
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03/28/2018
Dr.Mena and his amazing team basically saved me!!! They know my personality and are always there for me!! He is probably the BEST DOCTOR I've seen!!! He's very caring and totally listens to me!! AMAZING!!!!
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01/26/2018
Dr. Mena truly cares about his patients.
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01/13/2018
an extremely caring, compassionate & understanding physician.
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01/12/2018
[...] I was so scared I didn't know what was going to happen to me my diagnosis was inflammatory breast cancer.Since I walked in the office I felt so welcome and the image of all the nurses explaining to me every detail about me treatment it's written in my heart. Dr Mena an his staff are my ANGELS.
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01/06/2018
Dr. Mena is very personable, professional & made me feel at ease.
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01/05/2018
Patient kind, sweet, compassionate, & extremely caring.
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12/30/2017
Dr Mena has always been the best doctor I have ever had and answers all questions
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12/20/2017
Dr. Mena is a top notch hematologist. I feel very fortunate that he has treated me for my blood disorder and other medical needs for last 23 plus years. He is always available for any medical needs and/or support.
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12/13/2017
Dr.Mena is a great doctor, he cares about his patients.
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11/30/2017
Dr. Mena is an excellent doctor, and has been extremely caring an compassionate since day one.
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11/29/2017
I always feel special when I see Dr. Mena, considering the diagnosis that brought me to his care.
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11/27/2017
Nothimg but the best with this provider. Very few providers are this dedicated to excellent care for their patients. He lives for his profession.
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11/27/2017
Dr. Mena is caring, compassionate and concerned about the totality of my life.
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09/28/2017
Dr. Mena is just wonderful!!
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09/21/2017
great experience with Dr MENA as well as his staff [...]
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09/18/2017
Dr. Mena is the best doctor. He listens and cares for his patients.
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09/13/2017
He cured my cancer!
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09/13/2017
Always the best experience with Dr. Mena and staff.
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09/05/2017
Everyone in Dr Mena's office is always very helpful and friendly.
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08/31/2017
Dr. Mena is always great. Sometimes the nurses are not as respectful as they could be.
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08/30/2017
Dr.Raul Mena is a super provider, very happy that he is taking care of [...]. Very grateful for all the care he show during my visit.
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08/30/2017
my experience was very very good
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08/30/2017
Dr Mena and his entire team are exceptional. from the moment you arrive to when leave, you are met smiles and genuine concern for your health. the wait times can sometimes be long despite having an appointment but that is a sign of a good doctor who pays attention to patient and not the clock.
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08/30/2017
I've been very pleased with Dr Mena since he treated me for breast cancer in 1993. I go for annual checkups.
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08/22/2017
Love Dr. Mena, wouldn't go anywhere else!
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08/21/2017
Great Dr. Spends a lot of time with you. Long wait time though to get in
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08/17/2017
Dr. Mena is my angel - best doctor ever and the reason I'm alive.
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08/07/2017
The best day after my surgery and finding a oncologist was the day I met Dr.Mena and his amazing team!! They really are amazing caring people!!
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08/02/2017
Dr. Mena has always treated me with the utmost professionalism. He is kind, compassionate and always takes time to listen to me regarding my health care. awesome Doctor one that I highly recommend.
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07/25/2017
I love Dr. Mena & his whole team.
 
PMI Hematology/Oncology Burbank
181 South Buena Vista Street Floor 4
Burbank, CA 91505
(818) 840-7064
Providence Hematology & Oncology Burbank
2601 West Alameda Avenue Suite 210
Burbank, CA 91505
(818) 840-7064
Affiliated Facilities
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center