Dr. Jason Banks, MD

Dr. Jason Banks, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
(29)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jason Banks, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Huntsville, AL. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 13 years.Read his story

201 Governors Dr SW

Huntsville, AL 35801

Contact Information

(256) 533-1600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Banks' bio

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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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
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • 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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • Huntington
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University of Alabama Birmingham Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University of Alabama Birmingham Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005

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
3.5
based on 29 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

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
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Patient Comments (11)

Atlanta, GA |
Dr Banks is a very talented Doctor, he's stright to the point. If you want to be babied then he is not for you. I'd rather have a doctor that knows what he's doing, and tells me what I need to know with out wasting my time.
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in Huntsville, AL |
Dr. Banks is the best! He really cares for his patients. He explains everything very well and wants to make sure that you know exactly what is going on. Dr. Banks will do anything in his power to make his patients feel better. He has operated on my dad and grandfather and had major success with...more
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Huntsville, AL |
Dr. Banks is great! He does an incredible job of explaining the diagnosis and treatment plans. He is very straight up, and will tell you like it is. He has done surgery on multiple members of my family, and I would reccomend him to anyone. It can be hard to get an appointment sometimes, as with any...more
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in Athens,al |
He is the most insulting doctor ive ever seen. He is very unprofessional and rather than help people he hurts them. I would let him be a doctor to my dog!
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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.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Banks accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Gold
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Banks has admitting privileges

Crestwood Medical Center
1 Hospital Dr SW
Huntsville, AL 35801
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Huntsville Hospital
101 Sivley Rd SW
Huntsville, AL 35801
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