Dr. William Banister, MD

Dr. William Banister, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. William Banister, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Dallas, TX. He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine and specializes in neurosurgery.

11970 N Central Expy Ste 450

Dallas, TX 75243

Contact Information

(972) 499-4280

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 80% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
normal
more than 52% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 48% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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13  Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University of Texas
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Texas
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Banister has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Banister's Reviews

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4.5

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
85%
(17)
4 Stars
5%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
10%
(2)

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Texas is most blessed to have Dr. Banister. I was more than fortunate to have had my ACDF performed by Dr. Banister during his 'tenure' in Georgia. He was not only my physician and surgeon-I 'claimed' him as a friend. He made me laugh through a long recovery, and he was always available whenever...Read More
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Doctor was very unprofessional in office appointment. Did not call with result of imaging in a timely manner. And when office staff called with results there was no treatment plan. After getting a second opinion I learned that Dr. Banister was off on his diagnosis and prescription care. Would not...Read More
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I've had two needed surgeries with great outcomes. One of the best doctors I've ever worked with! Thank you!
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