Dr. Walter Bender, MD

Nephrology •  Male • Age 66

Dr. Bender

Kidney Associates of Kansas City

6530 Troost Ave Ste A Kansas City, MO 64131

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Dr. Walter Bender, MD is a nephrology specialist in Kansas City, MO. He graduated from Johns Hopkins and specializes in nephrology.

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Thank you for everything you did for me. I was blessed under Nephrology Associates. God bless you and the staff.
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Biography

Dr. Walter Bender, MD is a nephrology specialist in Kansas City, MO. He graduated from Johns Hopkins and specializes in nephrology.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

Johns Hopkins, Bayview
Fellowship Hospital
Johns Hopkins, Bayview
Residency Hospital
Johns Hopkins
Medical School
1980
Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
Internship Hospital

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(816) 361-0670

Dr. Bender accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
Cenpatico Behavioral Health
Cigna
CompCare
CorVel
Coventry Health Care
Family Health Partners
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
HCA Midwest Comp Care
Healthcare USA
Homestate Health Plan
Humana
Missouri Care
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
New Directions Behavioral Health
PHCS
Preferred Health Professionals
Preferred Mental Health Management, LLC
Premier Group Insurance
Savility
WellCare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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Dr. Bender's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bender treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Bender treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bender treats Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Bender treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Mineral Metabolism Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bender treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Bender treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Bender's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Potassium Deficiency
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency