Gil Bender, MD is a Board Certified specialist in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Gynecological Surgery. He has been in practice for 20 years. He received his BA at Cornell University in New York, His MD degree at Chicago Medical School in Chicago, and completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Bender is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

He 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.

Medical School
  • Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science, N. Chicago, IL
  • Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • English
  • Hebrew


Gil Bender, M.D.
18344 Clark Street
Suite 202
Tarzana, CA 91356
(818) 708-8011
(818) 708-8825


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology (Board Certified)
Clinical Interests
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Infertility/ Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Osteoporosis
  • Menopause


Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO/POS/EPO
  • Blue Shield PPO/POS/EPO
  • Cigna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • Medicare
  • Private Healthcare System PPO/POS
  • United Healthcare HMO Plan
  • United Healthcare PPO/POS/EPO
Insurance Medical Groups
  • Providence Care Network