Dr. Melinda Banister, MD

Dr. Melinda Banister, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
(4)
Save
Dr. Melinda Banister, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lubbock, TX. She graduated from University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine and specializes in general surgery.

3601 4TH STREET

Lubbock, TX 79430

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Banister's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Banister's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Banister performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 59% of her peers

Dr. Banister performs this procedure more than 59% of her peers

Abdominal Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Banister treats Abdominal Disorders more than 55% of her peers

Dr. Banister treats this condition more than 55% of her peers

Appendicitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Banister treats Appendicitis more than 52% of her peers

Dr. Banister treats this condition more than 52% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis

Dr. Banister's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Surgery
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Melinda Banister, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lubbock, TX. She graduated from University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Tx Tech University Health Science Center
Residency Hospital
University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Dr. Banister's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Banister

1.0

Based on 4 reviews

5 Stars
0%
(0)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
100%
(4)

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Banister?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Banister's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness

Be the first to leave a comment

How was your experience with Dr. Banister?

Locations

Insurance accepted

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

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO