Jose Mercado, MD
Jose Mercado, MD, is an obstetrician and gynecologist at Advanced Women’s Health Specialists in the communities of Lake Mary and Altamonte Springs, Florida.
Dr. Mercado received his medical degree from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City, Iowa. He then moved west to complete residency training at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California. This journey has afforded Dr. Mercado the opportunity to train at cutting-edge institutions across the country, learning in a variety of settings and from various experts in the field. He is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and holds certification in Laparoscopic Surgery. He is fluent in English and Spanish.
Dr. Mercado now returns home to central Florida, having grown up locally attending University High School and the University of Florida. He is excited to give back to the community that raised him and honored to be a part of a practice committed to excellence.
Dr. Mercado has a special interest in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, having won multiple awards within the discipline during his residency training. Additionally, he enjoys the breadth of women’s health from routine health maintenance to high-risk obstetric care. He believes strongly in shared medical decision-making, patient education, and evidence-based practice.
When he is not working, Dr. Mercado enjoys spending time with his wife and their puppy, world travel, and athletics.Request an Appointment