Dr. Melinda Banister, MD

Dr. Melinda Banister, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 46
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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

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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. Banister's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Disorders
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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
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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
Abdominal Pain
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Banister treats Abdominal Pain more than 50% of her peers

Dr. Banister treats this condition more than 50% of her peers

Dr. Banister's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Anal Disorders
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Benign Tumor
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
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
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas
Lung Surgery
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Partial Lung Collapse
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Grafts
Stomach Diseases
Thoracentesis
Ulcer
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

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Insurance accepted

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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