Dr. Alpha Banks, MD

Dr. Alpha Banks, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Alpha Banks, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in College Park, MD and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in gastroenterology.

7309 Baltimore Ave Ste 220

College Park, MD 20740

Contact Information

(301) 699-2292

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Banks performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
normal
more than 68% of peers
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
normal
more than 65% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
normal
more than 54% of peers

Dr. Banks's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Banks does not have any board certifications listed.

50  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Banks has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Banks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Banks' Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Banks to family and friends
14 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Banks' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I prefer doctors who take time to educate patients so that they are able to make knowledgeable decisions about healthcare. Dr. Banks is such a doctor, even apologizing for taking "too much" time. Discussed reasoning behind a colonoscopy & helped me deduce whether or not I, as a 43 yr old Black...more
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I saw Dr Banks for persistent digestive issues. I found her to be thorough, knowledgeable, understandable and willing to take the time to answer my questions. Her office staff members were kind and competent. I also had procedures performed at her surgery center, where everyone was professional...more
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In Aug.,2 clueless guys said Dr. Banks was running 1-2hours late. Dr. Banks wasn?t apologetic. I was told that someone would follow-up with me. In Jan., I called & we scheduled the procedure. Since the pre-surgery meds are free in the office I called twice to say I would pick it up. In Feb., 2...more
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I have been Dr. Banks' patient since 2008 and she is, hands down, one of the best doctors I have had in my life. I am almost 35 years old and her accurate diagnosis of my condition saved my life. I am a medical miracle, and while I believe God had a lot to do with my healing, I know that Dr. Banks'...more
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