Dr. Walter Bender, MD

Dr. Walter Bender, MD

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Nephrology  ·  
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64 y/o
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Dr. Walter Bender, MD is a nephrology specialist in Kansas City, MO. He specializes in nephrology.

Kidney Associates of Kansas City, PC

6530 Troost Ave Ste A

Kansas City, MO 64131
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

Learn about Dr. Bender

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bender performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Gout
very high
more than 96% of peers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Bender's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

47  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Johns Hopkins
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Johns Hopkins, Bayview
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins, Bayview
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bender has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bender's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bender to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Bender's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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