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Mitchell E. Bender, MD
Areas of Interest:
General medical dermatology, psoriasis, eczema, autoimmune disorders, and skin cancer
Joined Dermatology Specialists:
Providing the best dermatologic therapy, combining state of the art dermatology with the patient’s needs and goals.
State University of New York at Stony Brook
University of Kentucky
University of Indiana (Internal Medicine)
University of Minnesota (Dermatology)
American Board of Dermatology
Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology
Minnesota Dermatological Society
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
Hennepin Medical Society
University of Minnesota Medical School, Dermatology Residency Program – Selected Teacher of the Year
Mpls St Paul Magazine – Top Doctors 1992, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
MN Monthly Magazine – Top Doctors 2014, 2015, 2018
MN Monthly Magazine – Top Doctors for Women 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Twin Cities Consumer Checkbook – Top Doctor 2017/2018
Castle Connolly – Top Doctors 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
The American Registry – America’s Most Honored Professionals 2016, 2017, 2018
Vitals – Patient’s Choice 2018
Who is the most inspirational person to you?
Dr. Robert Goltz. My mentor during my dermatology residency. He was the consummate physician – brilliant clinician, sensitive to patients, kind and a superb teacher.
Where is your favorite place in the world and why?
I love Japan – the art, architecture, landscape and the people.
What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?
Do what you love; everything else will follow.
My hobbies include photography, working out, traveling, reading and art.