Dr. Farzaneh Banki, MD

Dr. Farzaneh Banki, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Farzaneh Banki, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from University Of Montreal, Quebec and specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.Read her story

11914 Astoria Blvd Ste 260

Houston, TX 77089

Contact Information

(713) 486-1100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Banki's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Esophageal Diseases
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Dr. Banki treats Esophageal Diseases more than 81% of her peers

Dr. Banki treats this condition more than 81% of her peers

Esophageal Surgery
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Dr. Banki performs Esophageal Surgery more than 61% of her peers

Dr. Banki performs this procedure more than 61% of her peers

Lung Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Banki performs Lung Surgery more than 57% of her peers

Dr. Banki performs this procedure more than 57% of her peers

Dr. Banki's conditions and procedures:

Benign Tumor
Cancer
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Paracentesis
Pericardial Disease
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Tracheal Surgery
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Minimal Invasive Antireflux Surgery, Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy, Minimally Invasive Myotomy,  Minimally Invasive Lung Surgery

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • University Of Montreal, Quebec
    Medical School
  • 2007
    University Of Washington, Seattle
    Fellowship Hospital
    2007
  • 2004
    University Southern California Medical Center Los Angeles County
    Fellowship Hospital
    2004
  • 2003
    University Southern California Medical Center Los Angeles County
    Residency Hospital
    2003
  • 1992
    University Of Montreal, Quebec
    Undergraduate School
    1992

Languages

  • Farsi
  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Banki's Reviews

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4.5

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
9.523809523809524%
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I am so pleased with the care we received from Dr Banki. She is more than thorough with patient care and she honestly cares about the patient. Everyone from the front office staff to Dr Banki herself were superb. I wish she and her staff could handle all my care
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Dr Banki is leading the fight for my life. I have esophageal cancer. On a suggestion from my GI Doc. My appointment with Dr. B was set within two days. By the end of 4 o’clock there was concrete plan in place. My cancer was diagnosed 3/1/2018. I am 4 of 5 though my chemo treatment and 14 of 28...Read More
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Due to cancer, in 1987, surgeons removed most of Charlie's stomach, part of his esophagus, and the transverse section of his colon, then attached the gut to his esophagus. Over time, the lower muscles in his esophagus ceased working, so he couldn't swallow and was dependent on a feeding tube. He...Read More
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Dr. Banki was recomended to us after I was diagnosed w. lung cancer. We called her office for an appointmen and I was scheduled for surgery in a week. I really liked Dr. Banki from the first day I met her, very upbeat and positive and caring. As beautiful inside as she is outside and I thank God...Read More
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Dr. Banki is an amazing surgeon,she cares so much about her patients,and how their well being is,Dr. Banki personally interacts with her patients,and treats them as if they are her family,she has really helped me be whole again after performing this reflux surgery,and I thank her so much,Dr. Banki...Read More
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Locations

UT Health Science Center at Houston/Memorial Hermann, Houston, TX

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
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Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice Test
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Humana Health Plan of Texas
Houston Area HMO-Standard
Medicaid
Amerigroup
Medicaid HMO
Medicare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
AARP Medicare Complete Essential HMO
AARP Supplement
Choice
Choice EPO
Choice HMO
Choice Plus Test

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