Dr. Stephen Banco, MD

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Age 51
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Dr. Stephen Banco, MD
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.

2607 Keiser Blvd Ste 200

Wyomissing, PA 19610

Contact Information

(484) 509-0840

Dr. Stephen Banco, MD

Dr. Stephen Banco, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Teamsters or other Unions
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Banco "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."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Neck Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • 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 Knee
  • 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
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis

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Procedures

  • 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)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Lehigh University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Pennsylvania Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • New England Baptist Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Banco has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Banco's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Banco to family and friends
4.3
based on 12 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Banco's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Reading, Pa |
He's not only a fantastic surgeon he is also a down-to-earth human being that treats his patients with respect. He has a fun sense of humor too which is always welcomed when in a lot of pain. He has a way of making you feel like everything will be ok.
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Dr. Banco accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
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  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Teamsters or other Unions
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Banco has admitting privileges

Surgical Institute of Reading
2752 Century Blvd
Wyomissing, PA 19610
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Saint Joseph Medical Center
2500 Bernville Rd
Reading, PA 19605
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