Dr. David Tendler, MD

Dr. David Tendler, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. David Tendler, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Yale University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in gastroenterology.

249 E NC Highway 54 Ste 200

Durham, NC 27713

Contact Information

(919) 806-8322

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Benign Tumor
very high
more than 95% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Tendler'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tendler "I was born and raised in New York graduating from Duke University in 1989 and then the Yale University School of Medicine in 1993 where I served as class president and was named a Farr Scholar for %"superior performance leadership integrity and intellectual honesty in pursuit of medical knowledge at Yale. Following residency and fellowship training in the Harvard system I joined the gastroenterology faculty at Duke University Medical Center in 1999 and was honored in 2003 with the Paul G. Killenberg Fellow Teaching Award in Gastroenterology. I have authored numerous journal articles and book chapters in the fields of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and was named one of Americas Top Physicians by the Consumers Research Council of America. I am an active member of the American Gastroenterology Association and the American College of Gastroenterology. I am married to Dr. Susan Spratt and am blessed with three wonderful children."
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1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

53  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Yale University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Beth Israel Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tendler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tendler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tendler to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
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Dr. Tendler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I would definitely recommend Dr. Tendler. He takes a genuine interest in me and progress to getting better. He's always been upfront and honest with any questions or concerns I may have. The time spent in the appointment is always educational and somewhat of a relief to know where I honestly stand...more
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