Dr. Ricardo Bendezu, MD

Dr. Ricardo Bendezu, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ricardo Bendezu, MD is a family medicine specialist in Ankeny, IA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1993 and specializes in family medicine.

800 E 1st St Ste 1700

Ankeny, IA 50021

Contact Information

(515) 643-8100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Dr. Bendezu's Experience

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Dr. Bendezu's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bendezu "Ricardo Bendezu, M.D., is part of the Mercy health care family including four hospitals and more than 50 clinics. "
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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22

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

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

  • Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Central Ia Health Sys/Ia Luthera
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bendezu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bendezu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bendezu to family and friends
4.2
based on 10 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Bendezu's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (3)

in Ankeny, IA
Dor Bendezu had been wonderful. He takes time with patients to get to the root of their problem.
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Dr. Bendezu has been my family's primary care physician for nearly 10 years. He is a very compassionate doctor and really spends the time to get to know his patients and their unique needs. We have never felt compelled to leave before all of our questions have been answered and he ensures that...more
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Warning to all, do not go here to see this doctor or any other at Mercy North. They will give you drugs, send you on your way and lie to get rid of you by telling you they will schedule something with a specialist and then never will. Will not return calls and you will end up going to the ER...more
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