Dr. Robert L. Bender Jr., MD

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Dr. Robert L. Bender Jr., MD

Geriatric Medicine | Male

Broadlawns Medical Center 1801 Hickman Rd Ofc Medicalbldg, Des Moines, IA 50314 Get Directions
(515) 282-5700

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Dr. Bender Jr. specializes in Geriatric Medicine and practices in Des Moines, IA. He practices at 1 location.

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      Specialties

      • Geriatric Medicine

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      • Family Practice
      • Geriatric Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Alzheimer's Disease
      • Arthritis
      • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
      • Dementia
      • Geriatric Depression
      • Geriatric Diseases
      • Hypertension
      • Memory Loss
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoporosis
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Vascular Disease

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      Education

      • Medical School
        St Louis Univ Sch Of Med

        Graduated in 1978

      • Residency Hospital
        St Johns Mercy Med Center
      • Undergraduate School
        Duke University

        Graduated in 1974

      • Other Education
        Masters In Psychopharmacology

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      Languages Spoken

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      • Specializes in Geriatric Medicine
      • Board certified in Family Practice and Geriatric Medicine
      • Malpractice claims in Iowa not available
      • No sanctions found
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