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Matthew T. Bender, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 273-1900

Office: (585) 273-1900

Fax: (585) 276-2663

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Professional Background

Dr. Bender is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease. His specialty interests include ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, brain aneurysms, cranial and spinal vascular malformations, moyamoya disease, and carotid atherosclerosis. He offers patients both endovascular and open microsurgical treatments for cerebrovascular disease.

Dr. Bender also has broad experience and interest in general neurosurgery, including but not limited to spine trauma and degenerative disease, primary and metastatic brain tumors, trigeminal neuralgia, chiari malformation, and hydrocephalus.

Dr. Bender completed Neurological Surgery residency and a two-year Endovascular Neurosurgery fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He grew up in Hamburg, NY before completing undergraduate studies at Yale and medical school at Johns Hopkins.



MD | John Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2016 - 06/30/2018
Fellowship in Endovascular Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital

07/01/2012 - 06/30/2019
Residency in Neurological Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital