Dr. Robert Bender Jr, MD

Dr. Robert Bender Jr, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. Robert Bender Jr, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from St Louis Univ Sch Of Med in 1978 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

1801 Hickman Rd

Des Moines, IA 50314

Contact Information

(515) 282-5700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
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Osteoporosis
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Dr. Bender Jr treats Osteoporosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Bender Jr treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

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  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip

About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Bender Jr, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from St Louis Univ Sch Of Med in 1978 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
  • Geriatric Medicine

Education

  • St Johns Mercy Med Center
    Residency Hospital
  • 1978
    St Louis Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    1978
  • 1974
    Duke University
    Undergraduate School
    1974

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He was wonderful with my uncle woo has since passed away. I remember our visit where he told my uncle “it’s my privilege to serve you”! Wow! I’ve never heard a doctor say that. He treated patients with such care! Highly recommend!
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Very thorough and patient. Puts older people who are worried at ease.
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
American Enterprise Group
American Republic
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medica
Medicaid
Medico
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Elevator
POMCO Group
Principal Life
Thrivent Financial
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Alliance Select

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