Dr. Jean Bender, MD

Pediatric NephrologyFemaleAge 53

Dr. Jean Bender, MD is a Pediatric Nephrology Specialist in Boise, ID and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston medical school in 1996. She is affiliated with St. Luke's Boise Medical Center. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Bender to book an appointment.

Dr. Bender

St. Luke's Children's Pediatric

305 E Jefferson St Boise, ID 83712
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Bender's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Living Kidney Donor Evaluation

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bender performs Living Kidney Donor Evaluation more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Bender performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Ultrasound, Renal

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Dr. Bender performs Ultrasound, Renal more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Bender performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Renal Scan

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Dr. Bender performs Renal Scan more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Bender performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Bender's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Amyloidosis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Congenital Renal Dysplasia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Kidney Transplant Evaluation
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Renal Scan
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Ultrasound, Renal
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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(208) 381-7336

Dr. Bender accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Altius Health Plans
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross of Idaho
Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan PPO
ODS Health Plan

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    Dr. Bender is an awesome Dr. Her and Dr. Jenkins worked well together in the care of our daughter! She was amazing to have by our side and I would recommend her to anyone!
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    CaSaundra Holland in Boise, ID – Feb 19, 2016
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    About Me


    Dr. Bender sees pediatric patients with kidney and urinary tract disorders high blood pressure, acute kidney injury, and chronic kidney disease including...Read more


    • Pediatric Nephrology
    • Nephrology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology


    U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston
    Medical School


    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Jean Bender, MD accepting new patients?

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    What are Dr. Jean Bender, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Bender frequently treats Living Kidney Donor Evaluation, Ultrasound, Renal, and Renal Scan. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Bender treats.

    Where is Dr. Jean Bender, MD's office located?

    Dr. Bender's office is located at 305 E Jefferson St, Boise, ID 83712. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    St. Luke's Children's Pediatric

    David B Crane MD305 E Jefferson St Boise, ID 83712

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    St. Luke's Boise Medical Center

    Boise, ID

    79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

    19 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)