Dr. Garry Banks, MD

Dr. Garry Banks, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Garry Banks, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Spring Lake Park, MN and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Calgary Faculty Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

8232 Highway 65 NE

Spring Lake Park, MN 55432

Contact Information

(763) 746-7100

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% 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

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

79  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy


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21  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Calgary Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Banks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Banks' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Banks to family and friends
26 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Banks' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Very unsatisfactory visit with the doctor. Had an epidural in spine without relief. Doctor insisted we return the next week for an appointment to assess my 82 year old father's severe pain. My father has dementia and not able to explain himself as well as he would like. Dr. was not...more
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He did a fantastic job on my back.. Went to see him because lower back is bothering me. He treated me like all I wanted was drugs. All I wanted was to find out how to get rid of the pain. Very disappointed in my last visit.
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Dr. Banks was my previous surgeon, I left after having 3 epidural injections that were the worst pain I ever felt, he does not use numbing agents for injection sites so have something to bite down on, he doesn't listen to the patient, and it took me to pretty much crawl into the office for...more
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Thanks to Dr. Banks I have almost zero back and leg pain today and I can continue to do my day to day activities without any problems. My recovery from surgery was quick and I look forward to my next check up meeting to hear about my progress. I highly recommend him to anyone suffering from long...more
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I will not be going to see him or this clinic again. He is knowledgeable but the clinic it self is horrible. It is a one stop shop in a bad way. He does not use numbing medication while performing his epidural injection!! And I find it very strange to go to a place that sees patients, has a pain...more
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