Dr. Mitchell Bender, MD

Dr. Mitchell Bender, MD

Dermatology  ·  
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Age 69
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Dr. Mitchell Bender, MD is a dermatologist in Edina, MN and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from University of Kentucky in 1974 and specializes in dermatology.Read his story

3316 W 66th St Ste 200

Edina, MN 55435

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • 20 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bender performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Rash
very high
more than 93% of peers
Itchy Skin
high
more than 90% of peers
Psoriasis
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Bender's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Bender's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bender "Looking for one place that can handle all of your skin care needs? Dermatology Specialists, P.A. provides a full range of medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology services in Edina, MN, with a second office in Eden Prairie. We treat and evaluate a wide variety of skin conditions in patients of all ages, such as birthmarks, acne, moles, warts, rosacea, psoriasis, eczema, rashes, and sun damage. Our board-certified dermatologists also offer Mohs micrographic surgery for skin cancer. Our skilled physicians can bring out your skin's radiant glow with our cosmetic dermatology services, including: * Botox, Juvederm, and Radiesse * Latisse * Broadband Light (BBL) * Halo * SkinPen Microneedling * Fraxel, Vbeam and IPL photo rejuvenation * Leg vein treatment * Microdermabrasion * Laser hair removal * Chemical peels * Facials We are proud to offer a wide range of skin care products from top names like Cerave, Clarisonic, Colorescience, Coolibar, EltaMD, Glytone, Neocutis, Skin Ceuticals, St. Tropez, Vanicream and more. These products will leave your skin feeling soft and smooth and looking completely revitalized. Dermatology Specialists is dedicated to providing the highest level of patient care possible. Our general medical dermatology services and cosmetic services are designed to help men and women look and feel their best while living a more comfortable life. We accept and are contracted with most carriers, PPO and HMO's."

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

46  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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

  • State University of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • University of Indiana (Internal Medicine)
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Minnesota (Dermatology)
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bender has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bender's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bender to family and friends
20 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Bender's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

Dr. Bender Great doctor. Have been a patient for over forty years.
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Dr. Bender lacks compassion and patience. He's very abrupt and abrasive. He is not interested in troubleshooting solutions if there is not an obvious answer to your symptoms and/or if you have complicating circumstances.
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Thank you for your feedback. We strive to give our patients the best experience and care and apologize that we did not meet that at your most recent appointment. Please give us a call at 952-920-3808 ext. 8531 so we can help make this right for you. -Dermatology Specialists

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He did a biopsy of a spot on my nose. I will get the results in a week. He does great work. I can not finish this survey today.
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I have seen Dr Bender over the last 15-20 years . Always professional and explains everything. Today I was taken to see him in a very timely way . Actually left the office when my appointment time was supposed to start . Very good patient care ! Thank you !
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My whole family has been seeing Dr. Bender for years. He listens well to what’s going on and is able to diagnosis and help quickly. He cares about his clients. I always appreciate his down to earth style and that he isn’t there to push me into the latest Botox trend. He does what is needed to be...more
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