Dr. Stephen P. Banco, MD

Dr. Stephen P. Banco, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 50 years old

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Our philosophy at Keystone Spine & Pain Management Center is to treat your pain with every non-operative modality at our disposal. If surgery is needed, Dr. Banco is a fellowship-trained spinal surgeon with over 15 years of experience.Read more

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Stephen P. Banco, MD is a board-certified, fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon. Dr. Banco received his undergraduate degree from Lehigh University....Read more

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Stephen P. Banco, MD is a board-certified, fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon. Dr. Banco received his undergraduate degree from Lehigh University.  He attended Jefferson Medical College and completed his residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and The Rothman Institute. Dr. Banco completed a spinal surgery fellowship at The New England Baptist Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Banco is currently on the Editorial Review Board of Clinical Spine Surgery and has recently authored two book chapters in The Spine.  He has published original research articles in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Spine and Current Opinions in Orthopaedics.

Dr. Banco is the President of Keystone Spine and Pain Management Center.  He is President-Emeritus and a founding member of Keystone Orthopaedic Specialists and maintains active privileges at The Surgical Institute of Reading and Penn State Health/St Joseph's.  Dr. Banco has been a practicing orthopaedic spinal surgeon for 15 years.

Dr. Banco's Care Philosophy

Our philosophy at Keystone Spine & Pain Management Center is to treat your pain with every non-operative modality at our disposal.  If surgery is needed, Dr. Banco is a fellowship-trained spinal surgeon with over 15 years of experience.

Dr. Banco says...

Dr. Banco is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in disorders of the cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacral spine.  Dr. Banco treats the following spinal conditions:  Arthritis, herniated disks, fractures, stenosis, infections, tumors, scoliosis, neck pain, low back pain and spondylolisthesis.

Dr. Banco says...

Dr. Banco performs multiple spinal procedures including low back and neck fusions, laminectomies and diskectomies.  For a full list of procedures please call the office.

Dr. Banco's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis

Education

  • Medical School
    Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    Pennsylvania Hospital

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    New England Baptist Hospital

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    Lehigh University

    Graduated in 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Neck Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection