Dr. Mendes is a graduate of Brown University School of Medicine, 1990. Upon Dr. Mendes graduation from Brown University she followed up her post graduate training at Pawtucket Memorial Hospital. Dr. Mendes is Board Certified in Family Practice. Dr. Mendes is active at both St. Anne's Hospital in Fall River as well as area nursing homes. In addition, she is a Associate Professor at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University. Dr. Mendes is one of the twenty-three original founders of the Prima CARE Professional Corporation.