Dr. Brett Bender, DO

Dr. Brett Bender, DO

Dermatology  ·  

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Dr. Brett Bender, DO is a dermatologist in Clarkston, MI and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in dermatology.Read his story

Clarkston Dermatology

5701 Bow Pointe Drivesuites 215 & 217

Clarkston, MI 48346
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Meritain Health
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

Learn about Dr. Bender

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bender performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Herpes Simplex Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Bender's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Bender's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bender "Brett Bender, originally from Scranton, Pennsylvania, graduated cum laude from the University of Scranton with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and continued with his medical education at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. After completing an internship year in Philadelphia, he completed residency training in family practice at St Luke’s in Allentown, PA and then a residency in dermatology through Michigan State University at Botsford and McLaren Hospitals. For 8 years, Dr. Bender has practiced at Middlebelt Dermatology Center in Farmington Hills, MI as an associate dermatologist. Clarkston Dermatology proudly welcomes Dr. Brett Bender! Dr. Bender remains active in academic medicine by serving as a trainer for dermatology residents through Michigan State and as an editorial board member for the Journal of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bender "Whether your visit with us is for clinical or aesthetic reasons, our highly-trained and dedicated dermatologists will earn your confidence by taking the time to provide you with expert advice. We are home to the best and latest skin care technology, treatment, surgery, and products available for your dermatological needs."

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Bender does not have any board certifications listed.

124  Conditions Treated

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49  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Acne Surgery
  • Aged or Sun-Damaged Skin Treatment
  • Chemical Peel
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Fractional Ablative Laser Treatment
  • Hair Removal
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • In-Office Skin Procedure
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Surgery for Skin Conditions
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • LED Light Treatment for Acne
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Narrow Band UVB Light for Psoriasis
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Photorejuvenation
  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Wart Removal
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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.


  • Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Bender has no awards or honors listed.

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
533 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (533)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 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)

Awesome, thorough, highly energetic Dr. Got us in right and started treatment immediately. Love this office.
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Dr. Bender is the best dermatologist you could ever have, bar none.! He is skilled, patient, kind, and knowledgeable to the nth degree. Dr. Bender treated me for a very stubborn, frustrating and, in my mind, contagious (you wouldn't want kids to catch it, although he told me they wouldn't) skin...more
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Well we will miss him we were looking forward to seeing him today... no Dr Bender. We really liked him so all the best to him. Say hello to him and ride safe?? Mary Jane & Rick Larson
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