Dr. Gil Bender, MD

Dr. Gil Bender, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
56 y/o
(17)

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Dr. Gil Bender, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Tarzana, CA. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 24 years.

Gil Bender MD Inc

18344 Clark St Ste 202

Tarzana, CA 91356
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
very high
more than 90% of peers
Pap Smear
normal
more than 77% of peers
Uterine Diseases
normal
more than 57% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bender "The patient is the most important person in the office. Great care is taken to insure patient comfort and satisfaction."
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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Perimenopause
  • Prolapse
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections
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Procedures

  • Colpopexy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginoplasty

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Pennsylvania Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Pennsylvania Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Chairman Of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2004 - -20
  • Chief Of Staff Downey Regional Medical Center, July, 2010
Media & Publications

Dr. Bender has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bender's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bender to family and friends
5.0
based on 17 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Bender's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in VAN NUYS |
I WAS RECOMENDED TO DR BENDER BY MY DOCTOR, DR BENDER IS ONE IN A MILLION. THE COURTESY, RESPECT, AND BEDSIDE MANNER BEYOND COMPARISON TO ANY OTHER DOCTOR THAT I HAD IN THE PAST. YOU ARE IN GREAT HANDS OF A CARING PHYSICIAN IF YOU EVER HAVE THE PRIVILEDGE OF BEING UNDER HIS CARE. THANKS TO...more
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in Winnetka , CA |
Dr Bender and his staff are awsome. Never had a doctor that was so concerned and took care of my pregnancy as he did. I had a conplicated pregnancy and he was there 100% of the time. When i was at the hospital die to complications he was so attentive about me and no matter what time of the day...more
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in Woodland Hills, CA |
My name is Marla and I am a forty six year old teacher who has been a patient of Dr. Bender for a long time. As with all the changes in health care today, Dr. Bender treats you like you are his only patient. As being an anxious person, he treats me with kindness, respect, and is not an alarmist! ...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Bender accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Bender has admitting privileges

Providence Tarzana Medical Center
18321 Clark St
Tarzana, CA 91356
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West Hills Hospital & Medical Center
7300 Medical Center Dr
West Hills, CA 91307
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