Dr. Gil Bender served as Chief-of-Staff of Downey Regional Medical Center for two years, and Chairman of Obstetrics & Gynecology for 6 years, as well as a member of the Medical Executive Committee for 15 years. Dr. Bender specializes in gynecological surgery, minimally Invasive surgery, vaginal surgery and rejuvenation, menopausal management and high risk obstetrics. He also does low risk obstetrics, pre-conceptual counseling, family planning, and the full range of Obstetric and Gynecological services. He has performed hundreds of laparoscopic, minimally invasive and vaginal procedures. Dr. Bender has 5 wonderful staff members: Lynda Krant, RN, Rita Cooper, MA, Debbie Pasag, MA, Susan Arias and Justine Gonzales, who are there to help the patients with all their needs.
Dr. Bender provides the full range of Obstetric & Gynecological services in a wonderful, warm, friendly environment. We provide state of the art comprehensive care for women during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum care. Vaginal Surgery & Rejuvenation are specialized technical procedures tailored.
Being completely new to the San Fernando valley I become pregnant within a month of our move and had no clue about OBGYNs in the area. I did some online research and cross-referenced that with my insurance options and decided to give Dr. Bender a visit. I had numerous complications with my previous pregnancy and was extremely nervous at the prospect of a repeat, but Dr. Bender immediately put me at ease. He is incredibly knowledgable as well as personable which unfortunately is not true of all doctors I've come across. My pregnancy has been going extremely well as I head into the third trimester and I'm incredibly grateful to Dr. Bender for the care and reassurance that he has given me during this time. Also must mention his exceptional nursing and reception staff who are so friendly and welcoming. I really can't recommend Dr. Bender and his staff highly enough. If you are in any doubt about options for an OBGYN pay Dr. Bender a visit!!
I have been seeing Dr. Bender for years. I wouldn't go anywhere else. He is the most amazing caring, compassionate Doctor around. Its true he does make you feel like you are his only patient. He never makes you feel like he is trying to rush you out. I even travel to see him from Long Beach since he went and moved on me!
Providers using Kumba Health for their online scheduling believe price transparency enables their patients to make better informed decisions for their healthcare needs.
You have the option of paying direct and securing a prepay discount or using your insurance as you normally would.
Most Americans never reach their deductible so paying direct makes good financial sense.
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