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Javier Eduardo Banchs, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

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About Javier Eduardo Banchs, MD

Dr. Banchs was born in Venezuela, South America, where he attended medical school at the Universidad Central de Venezuela. Dr. Banchs came to the USA for further training in internal medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in NY, in cardiology at the University of Louisville in KY and in cardiac electrophysiology at Penn State University in Hershey, PA, where he was recruited to stay as faculty. He was recruited as Director of Electrophysiology and Pacing for Scott & White Medical Center - Temple where has led the expansion of electrophysiology services in the Baylor Scott & White Health Central Texas Region. Dr. Banchs has published several peer-reviewed manuscripts and serves as a reviewer for scientific journals. He focuses on ablation and device therapy for patients with cardiac arrhythmias and heart failure as well as left atrial appendage exclusion and comprehensive therapy for patient with cardiac rhythm abnormalities.

Dr. Banchs has been recognized as a Top Doc 2020 by Austin Monthly Magazine. Winners are nominated by their peers as among the best in their region/nation in their medical specialty.



LanguagesEnglish, Spanish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics, Adolescents (ages 12-18)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Pflugerville
  • Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Buda
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Hillcrest
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lakeway
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Austin
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Aetna - US Access
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Baptist St Anthony Preferred HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Premier HMO-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Premier HMO-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Premier PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Solutions PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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Consolidated Association of Railroad Employees - Self-Insured Employee Plan
Coventry - Coventry/First Health
DFW ConnectedCare - American Airlines Employee Benefit Plan
Envolve Vision - Envolve Vision
EyeMed Vision - EyeMed Vision
First Health - First Health PPO
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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FirstCare Health Plans - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
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FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Imagine Health - EPN
Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
Magellan - Navigator Networks
Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
Magellan - Summit Networks
Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Midland Memorial Hospital - Employee Benefit Plan
Mother Frances Hospital Regional - Self-Insured Employee Plan
OccuNet - Occupational Networks of Texas, Inc.
Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Health Plan - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Superior Health Plan - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Superior - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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TriWest - VA-PCCC
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United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - CHIP
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - STAR
UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
Your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

Background

Education
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Universidad Central De Venezuela (1997)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College Hospital (2002)
  • Fellowship: Cardiology, University of Louisville School of Medicine (2005)
  • Fellowship: Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center (2007)
Certifications
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology - American Board of Internal Med/Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Med/Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Med
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education. To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities. The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements. Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 25, 2020, Javier Eduardo Banchs, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (111) for Javier Eduardo Banchs, MD

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May 13, 2023
Excellent
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May 12, 2023
He was very kind, informative and shown a concern for me as a patient!
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May 11, 2023
I have the highest regard for Dr. Banchs. He is very attentive and exceptionally good at explaining things.
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May 8, 2023
Caring and cheerful
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May 4, 2023
Dr. Banchs always answers all my questions, provides information about my condition and treatment options. I really like him
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May 4, 2023
Very professional and personal. Willing to listen and answer questions
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May 4, 2023
Explained everything so well.
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May 4, 2023
Easy to reach, very responsive and professional staff, quick action as needed.
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Apr 30, 2023
Easy to communicate with him, and gave me the attention I needed to explain what I needed to let him know.
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Apr 28, 2023
Explained the difference between choices. Didn't leave until I understood and no further questions.
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Apr 24, 2023
Nice
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Apr 22, 2023
He made it a very professional visit but also took a personal interest in me.
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Apr 20, 2023
Great
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Apr 15, 2023
He is my regular cardiologist.
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Apr 13, 2023
Excellent
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Apr 13, 2023
Very caring, great listener and excellent physician!
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Apr 13, 2023
Dr Banchs and staff are always thorough, concise and personable. Dr Banchs provides thorough explanations and easily understood I always appreciate his experience expertise amd knowledge!
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Apr 13, 2023
We see him regularly. He is always responsive. He is friendly, courteous, and wise.
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Apr 11, 2023
Very pleased that he is my EP doctor. Listened and answered all questions and addressed concerns. Very positive.
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Apr 8, 2023
Very kind, very thorough.
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Apr 7, 2023
Gave personal attention, listened to my explanations, answered questions,
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Apr 6, 2023
Spoke in very friendly manner and was quick to do his job.
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Apr 6, 2023
Dr. Banchs was very thorough and explained what was happening to my heart in a way that was easy to understand. I was given options on what my next steps could be. Dr. Banchs made me comfortable and didn't rush the appointment.
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Apr 6, 2023
His bedside manner is awesome!
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Apr 6, 2023
Very Professional
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Apr 1, 2023
Great visit
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Mar 30, 2023
Very personable and thorough
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Mar 29, 2023
He is a very kind & caring doctor. We really like him.
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Mar 27, 2023
Professional, empathetic, and calm
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Mar 27, 2023
He was nice. He Explained to me all I should know before making my decision.
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Mar 25, 2023
Very professional
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Mar 23, 2023
Great listener. Interested in my participation. Genuinely curious. All top my list.
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Mar 21, 2023
Dr. Banchs was very responsive to my needs. He talked about all the options and we agreed on a therapy approach. Thanks
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Mar 12, 2023
Superb professional health provider. I trust his judgment completely.
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Mar 11, 2023
Very nice and helpful
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Mar 11, 2023
Dr.Banches is the absolute best. Friendly, professional and very knowledgeable. Have absolute confidence in him
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Mar 9, 2023
Dr. Banchs is caring and knowledgeable and years ago saved my life. I have complete trust in him.
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Mar 7, 2023
Very detailed and answered my questions.
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Mar 2, 2023
I felt that he was really concerned about my health and answered all my questions.
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Feb 25, 2023
Superb care.
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Feb 25, 2023
Explained things in a way for me to understand
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Feb 20, 2023
He's a great doctor that cares about people!!
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Feb 16, 2023
Very informative
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Feb 12, 2023
Very friendly and positive. Listens well. Pleasant to converse with.
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Feb 11, 2023
Took time to explain all options. Very friendly.
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Feb 11, 2023
Dr. Banchs is always professional, knowledgeable, compassionate, and answers every question and concern I have. He makes my heart issues not scary but understandable.
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Feb 10, 2023
Very professional and listened to our concerns
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Feb 8, 2023
Great
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Jan 27, 2023
Always very nice!
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Jan 26, 2023
Dr. Banch is very patient and takes time to listen to all my concerns and address them.
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Jan 19, 2023
Very helpful, courteous, good advice, very knowledgeable.
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Jan 19, 2023
Listened to me and considered my interest in the procedure.
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Jan 12, 2023
Made me feel like someone was finally listening to me
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Jan 7, 2023
Dr Banchs left an excellent first impression on me. I feel confident in the results and recommendations he gave me. I know if I need to proceed with treatment, I will return to be under his care.
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Dec 27, 2022
He took the time to listen to me and answer all of my questions.
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Dec 1, 2022
Dr. Branchs worked us into his busy schedule and spent time with us if we were his only patients and he had nowhere else to be. He listened to our questions, assuaged our fears, explained the current condition, and offered future treatment options. Thank you Dr. Branchs!
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