Dr. Gail Bender, MD

Dr. Gail Bender, MD

Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Gail Bender, MD is an oncology specialist in Waconia, MN and has been practicing for 43 years. She graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1975 and specializes in oncology and medical oncology.

490 S Maple St Ste 204

Waconia, MN 55387

Contact Information

(952) 442-2191

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
more than 89% of peers
Larynx Conditions
more than 73% of peers
more than 65% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bender "Dr. Bender has worked independently as an oncologist for 26 years. She loves getting to know her patients personally and works with each one to craft an individualized treatment plan that is right for them"

2  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

71  Conditions Treated


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1  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • University Of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bender has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bender's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bender to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 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

    Under 10 minutes
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