Dr. Gail Papermaster Bender MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Gail Bender is a medical oncologist in Edina, Minnesota and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Fairview Southdale Hospital and University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. She received her medical degree from University of Minnesota Medical School and has been in practice for 39 years. She is one of 7 doctors at Fairview Southdale Hospital and one of 12 at University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Education & Medical Training

University of Minnesota at Fairview
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1975–1977

Ohio State University Hospital
Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, 1978–1980

University of Minnesota Medical School
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 36 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 33 years in Medical Oncology

MN State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

A validation study of a new prognostic index for patients with brain metastases: the Graded Prognostic Assessment.
Sperduto, C.M., Watanabe, Y., Mullan, J., Hood, T., Dyste, G., Watts, C., Bender, G.P., Sperduto, P.

Successful treatment of metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma with combination chemotherapy regimens.
Masellis, A. M., Sielaff, T. D., Bender, G. P.


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