Dr. Jason T. Banks, MD

Dr. Jason T. Banks, MD

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Neurosurgery | Male | 45 years old

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based on 24 total surveys (7 with reviews)
Dr. Banks Says:

   

Dr. Banks' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (7)
in decatur, al |
Dr. Banks is keeping a close check on my special needs brothers pituitary gland tumor.He explains things in a way we can understand so we can make the best decisions possible. He never rushes us and is a very nice and caring doctor.
in Hartselle, AL |
Dr Banks has performed 3 surgeries for me! Two to repair my lumbar region and just 18 days ago for cervical diskectomy! I would definitely recommend Dr. Banks, I have full trust in his knowledge and abilities!
in Albertville, AL |
I had a laminectomy on July 19th for spinal stenosis. I had been in pain for over a year. Local doctor was treating me for a herniated disc with epidural blocks. I would have relief for maybe 3 weeks. Dr. Banks was very good in explaining the stenosis and how a laminectomy could help. There was no pressure from him to have surgery, it was my decision. I am 1 1/2 weeks completely pain free! I saw Dr. Banks a total of about 5 times. He is very personable. I highly recommend him!
in Tuscumbia, AL |
Two ruptured disks at L4, L5 Disk fragments on nerve causing extreme pain. Dr Banks told me 80% he could remove all pain. Surgery was a complete success. I found him very personable Whatever I asked him , or his staff for. I got. Complete professional. I have such a small incision on my back. I find it amazing that he could do anything for me.. Surgery, and home the same day.
in Washington, DC |
My mother had surgery with Dr. Banks recently and have been in pain for over 2 weeks. It took several tries to get an appointment. Dr. Banks was rude and nonchalant when she was finally seen by him. He did not take the time to explain anything and when asked a question his response was short and unconcerned. His has a very uptight disposition. I would not RECOMMEND HIM TO ANYONE!
in Madison, al |
Had neurosurgery with Dr. Banks and am now mostly blind. It is hard to get real information from Dr. Banks, as he is a very casual Dr. and doesn't take the time to explain things really well. I was discharged from the hospital after surgery and re-admitted the next day because I was in such a bad condition.
in Athens AL |
I was barely able to walk because of a rupture disc that was pressing on the nerve. I had extreme pain from that I thought would never end. Finally, after talking to a friend, she recommend that I see her doctor, Dr. Jason Banks. Saw him on a Wednesday & had surgery the next day!! After waking up from surgery I saw immediate relief! My feet hit the ground and I wasn't in that excruciating pain as I was before!! I recommend this man to everyone! Thanks dr.!! ??
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Dr. Banks' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Alabama At Birmingham

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Alabama Birmingham Hospitals

    Completed in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Alabama Birmingham Hospitals

    Completed in 2005

  • Undergraduate School
    Huntington

    Graduated in 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis