Dr. Frank Bender, MD

Dr. Frank Bender, MD

Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Frank Bender, MD is a pulmonologist in Escondido, CA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from University of California At San Diego in 1974 and specializes in pulmonary disease.Read his story

1955 Citracado Pkwy Ste 301

Escondido, CA 92029

Contact Information

(858) 675-3100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • National Elevator
  • Sharp Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Bender's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pulmonary Function Test
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bender performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Bender performs this procedure more than 77% of his peers

Low Blood Oxygen Level
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bender treats Low Blood Oxygen Level more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Bender treats this condition more than 48% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bender treats Pulmonary Disease more than 37% of his peers

Dr. Bender treats this condition more than 37% of his peers

Dr. Bender's conditions and procedures:

Abscess
Acidosis
Acute Bronchitis
Alkalosis
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Asthma
Autoimmune Diseases
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bronchoscopy
Bronchospasm
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
Emphysema
Empyema
Eosinophilic Asthma
Fungal Infections
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Influenza (Flu)
Interstitial Lung Disease
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lung Abscess
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Nodule
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Mycobacterial Lung Infection
Partial Lung Collapse
Pleural Effusion
Pneumonia
Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Function Test
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Insufficiency
Respiratory Failure
Respiratory Management
Shortness of Breath
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Swine Flu
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Valley Fever
Vascular Disease
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

"After receiving his undergraduate degree from MIT, he attended UC San Diego Medical School, graduating in its third class. Following this, he completed a medical internship / residency training program at Boston City Hospital, affiliated with Boston...

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

University of California, San Diego
Fellowship Hospital
Boston Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Boston Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1974
University of California At San Diego
Medical School
MIT
Undergraduate School
1974

Languages

  • German
  • English

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4.2

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
CoreSource
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Molina Healthcare
Molina
National Elevator
Sharp Health Plan
Gold Value
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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