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Dr. Sandra Bender, MD

Pediatrics*
4.0 (33)
Map Pin Small Palm Desert, CA
Accepting new patients
25 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Sandra Bender, MD

Dr. Sandra Bender, MD is a Pediatrician in Palm Desert, CA. They specialize in Pediatrics, has 25 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Eisenhower Medical Center. Dr. Bender, completed a residency at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Patients rated Dr. Bender an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Bender works at Practice in Palm Desert, CA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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    Sandra Bender M.D. A Professional Corp.
    43875 Washington St Ste E, Palm Desert, CA 92211 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (760) 565-6376

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  • Eisenhower Medical Center

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    4.0
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    Specialties*
    • Pediatrics

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    Years of Experience
    • 25 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1902907900
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Macneal Hospital University of Chicago
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Ross University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Chicago
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Sports Medicine
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    33 patients have reviewed Dr. Bender. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Bender.

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