Dr. Helene L. Bender, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Female • Age 68

5200 Centre Ave Ste 506
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
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Dr. Bender's Experience

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Dr. Bender's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Bender Performs

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)

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Hospital Quality

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UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Accepting new patients?

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Associates In Gastroenterology
Associates In Gastroenterology
5200 Centre Ave Ste 506
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
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    Dr. Bender's Experience

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
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    • Hemochromatosis
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Malnutrition
    • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
    • Pancreatitis
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1976

    Internship Hospital

    Northwestern Meml Hospital
    Complete in 1977

    Residency Hospital

    Mercy Hospital
    Complete in 1979

    Fellowship Hospital

    Mercy Hospital
    Complete in 1981
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Bender & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Bender's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Bender

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Experience with Dr. Bender
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
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    Associates In Gastroenterology
    5200 Centre Ave Ste 506
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232
    (412) 623-3105 (Office)
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