Anna M. Bender, M.D.
Pediatric Dermatology
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Anna M. Bender, M.D.

Pediatric Dermatology

Profile Photo of Anna M. Bender, M.D.
Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Personal Statement

As a former resident of the Weill Cornell Dermatology Department, I am honored to be part of the outstanding dermatology faculty here at Weill Cornell Medicine. I specialize in treating dermatological problems in infants, children, and adolescents, and also enjoy caring for adults and older patients. I prioritize making patients feel comfortable and encourage questions during the visit.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • General Dermatology


  • Pediatric Skin Assessment
  • Eczema
  • Warts
  • Rash
  • Acne
  • Hemangioma of Skin
  • Skin Symptom of Internal Disease


Dr. Bender majored in neuroscience and graduated summa cum laude from Amherst College. She attended medical school at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed her internship in internal medicine at Saint Vincent's Hospital in New York City. After internship, she completed residency training in dermatology at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center. Following her residency training, Dr. Bender completed an additional year of specialized fellowship training in pediatric dermatology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. This advanced training makes her distinctly qualified to care for children with skin conditions. Dr. Bender practices at the following locations:

1305 York Avenue, 9th floor and 2315 Broadway, 3rd floor

To schedule an appointment, please call 646-962-DERM (3376).


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

  • 2017  New York Super Doctors - Rising Star


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology
  • American Board of Dermatology (Pediatric Dermatology)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Dermatologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Assistant Professor of Dermatology in Clinical Pediatrics - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2007
  • B.A., Amherst College, 2001


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • * Affinity Access
  • * Affinity Health Plan
  • * Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • * Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • * Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • * Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • * United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • * VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments