Dr. Mendoza is the Director for the Intensive Care Unit and Respiratory Care at Aurora BayCare Medical Center. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. His main interest is in clinical pulmonary medicine including obstructive lung disease, sarcoidosis and lung cancer. Dr. Mendoza graduated from medical school at Anahuac University, in Mexico City in 1991. He completed his residence in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Fellowship at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in 1998 and was designated Chief Fellow during his last year. Dr. Mendoza has participated in basic research and clinical trials which have included the use of ultra-low molecular weight heparin to prevent bronchospasm in allergic sheep. He has also participated in clinical trials for COPD and sarcoidosis. Dr. Mendoza has authored and co-authored publications and spoken at major conferences over the past 12 years.