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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more than 99% of peers
Osteoporosis Screening
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Osteoporosis
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1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

237  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
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • St Louis Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • St Johns Mercy Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Masters In Psychopharmacology
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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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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Maureen Backstrom in Des Moines , IA – Jul 31, 2018
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Very thorough and patient. Puts older people who are worried at ease.
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