Dr. Andrew Bender, MD

Dr. Andrew Bender, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Andrew Bender, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Rockville, MD and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

9601 Blackwell Rd Ste 100

Rockville, MD 20850

Contact Information

(301) 340-9200

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Replacement
more than 87% of peers
Hip Replacement
more than 81% of peers
Joint Pain
more than 78% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

18  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis

11  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Harvard College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Harvard Surgical Services
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Tufts New England Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • New England Baptist Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bender has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bender's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bender to family and friends
23 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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  • 1

Dr. Bender's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I found him to be an incredibly competent surgeon. Did a wonderful job on my hip replacement. I found if I asked questions I got my answers. I like that he encourages activity as soon as possible and a return to normal levels of activities after a few months.
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I saw Dr. Bender for pain in my hips. He ordered an X-ray, and did an exam. He ruled out osteoarthritis, and recommended PT. No follow-up. No attempt at a definitive diagnosis. He was dismissive of me, indicating the exam was over, while I still had questions. I asked if exercise make the...more
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I would recommend to others. Was very upfront and explained and gave me options so I could make a better informed decision. Made me feel comfortable and confident going into surgery. Did not rush me out of the office and took time too explain my situation after having an MRI performed.
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