Obstetrics and Gynecology

David P. Bender, MD


Clinical Associate Professor
Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology  - Gynecologic Oncology

Contact Information

Primary Office: 31507 PFP
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-356-2015

Email: david-bender@uiowa.edu


BA, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine
MD, Medicine, Finch University of the Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois

Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, Magee-Women's Hospital, University Health Center of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Fellowship, Department of OB/GYN, University of Louisville School of Medicine
Fellowship, Gynecologic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship, Gynecologic Oncology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Licensure and Certifications

Subspecialty Certification in Gynecologic Oncology
Board Certification in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Iowa Medical License #33545

Selected Publications

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Nadkarni N, Geest K, Neff T, Young B, Bender D, Ahmed A, Smith B, Button A, Goodheart M.  Microvessel density and p53 mutations in advanced-stage epithelial ovarian cancer..  Cancer letters.  2013 April. 331(1):99-104.

Schrepf A, Clevenger L, Christensen D, De Geest K, Bender D, Ahmed A, Goodheart M, Dahmoush L, Penedo F, Lucci III J, Ganjei-Azar P, Mendez L, Markon K, Lubaroff D, Thaker P, Slavich G, Sood A, Lutgendorf S.  Cortisol and inflammatory processes in ovarian cancer patients following primary treatment: Relationships with depression, fatigue, and disability.  Brain Behav Immun.  2013 March 15. 30, Supplement:S126-S134.

Clevenger L, Schrepf A, Christensen D, De Geest K, Bender D, Ahmed A, Goodheart M, Penedo F, Lubaroff D, Sood A, Lutgendorf S.  Sleep disturbance, cytokines, and fatigue in women with ovarian cancer..  Brain, Behavior, and Immunity.  2012 October. 26(7):1037-44.

Engle D, Connor J, Morris P, Bender D, De Geest K, Ahmed A, Goodheart M.  Intraoperative autologous blood transfusion use during radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer: long-term follow-up of a prospective trial..  Archives of gynecology and obstetrics.  2012 September. 286(3):717-21.

Lutgendorf S, De Geest K, Bender D, Ahmed A, Goodheart M, Dahmoush L, Zimmerman M, Penedo F, Lucci III J, Genjei-Azar P, Thaker P, Mendez L, Lubaroff D, Slavich G, Cole S, Sood A.  Social Influences on Clinical Outcomes of Patients with Ovarian Cancer.  Journal of Clinical Oncology.  2012 August 10. 30(23):2885-90.

Shelton D, Fornalik H, Neff T, Park S, Bender D, De Geest K, Liu X, Xie W, Meyerholz D, Engelhardt J, Goodheart M.  The Role of LEF1 in Endometrial Gland Formation and Carcinogenesis.  PLoS One.  2012 July 6. 7(7):e40312.

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