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Dermatology - Weill Greenberg Center
1305 York Avenue, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10021
Fax
(646) 963-0033
Call
(646) 962-3376 (DERM)
Pediatric Dermatology
2315 Broadway, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10024
Fax
(646) 962-0033
Call
(646) 962-3376 (DERM)

Personal Statement

As a former resident of the Weill Cornell Dermatology Department, I am honored to join the outstanding dermatology faculty here at Weill Cornell. 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 & Expertise

Specialties

  • Pediatric Dermatology

Insurance Plans Accepted

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

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

  • AETNA - PPO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - HMO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - NYPH Employees Only
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatology

Clinical & 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 & Training

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

Honors & Awards

  • 2017  New York Super Doctors - Rising Star

Biography

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:

Tuesday (pediatric):  1305 York Avenue, 9th floor
Wednesday (pediatric):  1305 York Avenue, 9th floor
Friday (pediatric):  2315 Broadway, 3rd floor

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