About Dr. Thomas W Bender III MD

Dr. Thomas W Bender III, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Mobile, AL. He has 23 years of experience. His specialties include Dermatology. He speaks English.

Dr. Bender has received 4 awards.

Rating Overview

64 Ratings with 35 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas W Bender III is Great. Dr. Thomas W Bender III has been rated by 64 patients. From those 64 patients 35 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Thomas W Bender III is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

Location

get directions ADVANCED DERMATOLOGY AND SKIN CARE CENTER
580 Providence Park Dr E
Mobile, AL 36695

Specialties

Dr. Thomas W Bender III has the following 1 specialty

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Thomas W Bender III has the following 22 expertise

  • Rash
  • Eczema (Eczematous Skin Diseases)
  • Excision
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Rosacea
  • Dermal Fillers
  • Photo Dynamic Therapy (Photopheresis)
  • Skin Cancer
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Warts
  • Psoriasis
  • Laser Surgery
  • Skin Care
  • Melanoma
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Acne Rosacea
  • Genetic Skin Diseases
  • Basal Cell
  • Bacterial Skin Diseases
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Mole
  • Skin Cancer (Basal Cell Carcinoma)

Board Certifications

Dr. Thomas W Bender III is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Incompentent doctor

After telling Dr. Bender that I had my first skin cancer removed at 27 from my nose and at 74 I needed to make sure this scale like skin was not basal cell cancer. Not once but twice he froze it off telling me I was fine. After the place returned I went to Dr. Scott Freeman and he did the Mohs surgery 5 times on that spot and had to do a graft. It was a very painful ordeal! Handsome and charming he is but not competent!!!!!!!!!! Both times I reminded him of the previous basal cell that had to be removed.

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Office visit

I went to see Dr.Bender for removal of a lesion. The nurse injected the site with Lidocaine but the doctor did not wait for medication to be effective. Pain was excruciating.

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Excellent care and Treatment

My Primary Physcian referred me to Dr. Bender several years ago and he diagnosed skin cancer. My surgery was successful, no scarring. Since that time Dr. Bender has monitored my skin condition with care and precision. I highly recommend him.

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Outstanding Experience.

Very helpful team - not a factory!

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20 minutes
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Need work

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2012, 2017, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Education

    23 Years Experience

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Dr. Thomas W Bender III Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Alabama
    • BCBS AL PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida
    • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
    • Florida Blue BlueOptions
    • Florida Blue BlueSelect
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Thomas W Bender III

Dr Bender graduated from Murphy High School in 1988 in Mobile, AL. He was selected by both of Alabama's Senators at the time and Congressman Sonny Callahan to represent the state of Alabama at the United States Air Force Academy. Dr Bender graduated from USAFA with a degree in electrical engineering and pre-med in 1992. He earned a scholarship and attended Tulane University School of Medicine. After graduation, he began his military career by completing an internship in General Surgery at Keesler AFB, MS. He then served four years in Family Practice at Maxwell AFB, AL before returning to Tulane for his residency in dermatology. He was assigned to Eglin AFB in Ft Walton Beach, FL where he served until 2008 when he and his family decided to move back to the Gulf Coast of Alabama. He started Gulf Coast Dermatology and Skin Care Centre in January of 2009.

Locations & Directions

ADVANCED DERMATOLOGY AND SKIN CARE CENTER, 580 Providence Park Dr E, Mobile, AL
Uploaded January 1, 2012

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