Accepting new patients

Dr. Frank Bender III, MD

Pain Medicine •  Male • Age 61

  
Dr. Bender III

Orthopedic Center Of Illinois, Springfield, IL

725 SAINT FRANCIS WAY Litchfield, IL 62056
Accepting new patients

Make an Appointment

(217) 547-9100

Dr. Frank Bender III, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Litchfield, IL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin in 1990 and specializes in pain medicine.


At a Glance

  • Recent Reviews Reviews made in the last 30 days. See reviews
  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Hospital satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

Insurance Check

Search for your insurance provider

Dr. Bender III accepts

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

(217) 547-9100

Dr. Bender III accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Bender III's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Bender III's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bender III treats Spine Deformities more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Bender III treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Occult Spinal Dysraphism
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Split Spinal Cord Malformation
Spinal Nerve Block
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bender III performs Spinal Nerve Block more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Bender III performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Nerve Root Block
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bender III performs Epidural Block, Facet Blocks more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Bender III performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Epidural Block
  • Facet Block
  • Transforaminal Epidural Block

Dr. Bender III's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Dr. Bender III's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bender III

4.6

Based on 25 reviews

5 Stars
88%
(22)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
4%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
8%
(2)

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Bender III?
(Select your rating)
Average Reported Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Bender III's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Frank Bender III, MD
RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Reply
Dr Bender gives me time to ask questions and he answers me. He has a great personality and is great to work with. I recommend him to anyone.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Frank Bender III, MD?
Reply
Dr Bender was very thoughtful & professional in diagnosing the pain I've had for 1 month.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Frank Bender III, MD?
Reply
I’ve been seeing Dr. Bender for a few years now - he is very good in the treatment of my back issues and I highly recommend Dr. Bender.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Frank Bender III, MD?
Reply
Dr Bender and his staff are awesome!! Great care!
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Frank Bender III, MD?
Reply
Very attentive Nurses were polite and friendly. Got my hopes up that there are options for my back to feel better.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Frank Bender III, MD?
Reply
My experience was excellent. He explained everything thoroughly and asked me if I had any questions. I highly recommend him he is a very knowledgeable Dr.who cares about all his patients.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Frank Bender III, MD?
Reply
Very pleased with my visit. Was able to figure out what was wrong and referred me on. Would definitely go to him again. Also his nurse was wonderful. Very professional office.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Frank Bender III, MD?
Reply
Very nice and was easy to talk to. I would recommend him. Seem to really know his business....
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Frank Bender III, MD?
Reply
Dr. Frank Bender is a most engaging, extremely competent, thorough and goal oriented person. He has made a positive effect on my life and health. I would most highly recommend him.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Frank Bender III, MD?
Reply
Dr bender is a awesome Dr he is trying everything so I don't have to have surgury. He is so nice and personal with his patients. His staff is awesome too Could ask for better serves
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Frank Bender III, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Bender III?

About Me

Biography

Dr. Frank Bender III, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Litchfield, IL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin in 1990 and specializes in pain medicine.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

St Francis Med Center
Residency Hospital
1990
Medical College of Wisconsin
Medical School

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Bender III treats patients.

Learn more

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

Passavant Area Hospital

Jacksonville, IL

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average