Dr. William Bender, MD

Dr. William Bender, MD

Neurology  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. William Bender, MD is a neurology specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School in 1978 and specializes in neurology.

105 W 8th Ave Ste 560

Spokane, WA 99204

Contact Information

(509) 456-7200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative

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Top Care Areas

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

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Essential Tremor
very high
more than 94% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 92% 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

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

45  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Los Angeles County University Of California Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Los Angeles County University Of California Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bender has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bender's Reviews

2.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bender to family and friends
26 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (18)

Dr. Bender's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I was there today for an appt. I arrived earlier than my check In, the receptionists were kind, but not friendly. The nurse\MA seemed very disorganized, not very professional. Then Dr Bender came in. He was more concerned with his computer than me at 1st. I really dislike that. He asked me some...more
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IF YOU SEE THIS MAN, SEEK A SECOND OPINION!!! Misdiagnosed my contidition after talking with him for 10 minutes. Recommended spinal surgery. Informed me that he would set up an appointment with a neurosurgeon and NEVER heard back from him or his office again. After giving up on him or his office...more
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I wouldn't recommend this doctor to anyone. I was referred to him by my PCP. He gave me no answers, and was more interested in why I wasn't wearing high top tennis shoes. Also I had to wait 3 months to see him, and got no answers. I'm going to go to another Neurologist. This guy has a bit of a God...more
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Words fail. The worst experience I have ever had with a physician.
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Terrible bedside manner. Completely misdiagnosed my son's condition and just wanted me to put him on antidepressants
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