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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 - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Hillcrest
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lakeway
  • 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 - BSW Access PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended 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 PPO-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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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 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 - 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-Group
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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 Choice Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred 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 Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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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 Access
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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
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 Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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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
Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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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
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
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 (100) for Javier Eduardo Banchs, MD

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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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Nov 27, 2022
I believe he is an excellent doctor and I do feel am in good hands.
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Nov 27, 2022
Very caring and explains his findings and suggestiond
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Nov 19, 2022
Dr Banchs is one of my favorite doctors at Baylor, Scott & White! He tells you your options, listens to what you have to say and answers your questions! My Heart Ablation was successful and I knew exactly what to expect.
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Nov 19, 2022
Dr. Banchs is the best doctor! He listens, understands, and really cares. He is a very busy doctor but never rushes through my appointment. He thoroughly answers my questions. I would never want another cardiologist. He is the best!
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Nov 14, 2022
Dr. Banchs is very caring and courteous always. He explains in detail any question or concerns. I have total faith in his care. The best Doctor at Baylor, Scott & White I believe. I would highly recommend him to my friends & family.
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Nov 11, 2022
Very knowledgeable and most of all CARING.
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Nov 10, 2022
He showed that he cares for the patient and covers everything during the exam!!!
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Oct 27, 2022
He listens and gets patient input.
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Oct 23, 2022
Kind n professional.
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Oct 23, 2022
Excellent in all respects
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Oct 20, 2022
He was very good.
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Oct 18, 2022
The wellbeing of the patient
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Oct 18, 2022
Good understanding of what I should be doing and how to do it.
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Oct 16, 2022
Takes time To explain condition and treatment t options.
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Oct 9, 2022
He has gotten my aFib under control as well as put me on blood pressure meds and blood thinner meds.
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Sep 24, 2022
Explained things throughly and had great communication skills.
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Sep 23, 2022
Great Doctor and health workers
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Sep 19, 2022
Good listener and explains options
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Sep 18, 2022
Very informative, excellent, helpful, just the best..
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Sep 15, 2022
Great visit! Answered all my questions, showed an attitude of concern and support.
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Sep 8, 2022
Very thorough in explaining my condition & options
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Aug 27, 2022
Very thorough.
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Aug 23, 2022
While he is an electrocardiologist, he has been my best medical provider and has helped out in many ways. Bodes badly for him at this facility. He has taken excellent care of me.
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Aug 22, 2022
Dr Banchss was very friendly and informative about my condition He gave us a few options for us to choose what treatment plan worked for us. Thanks for taking the time to explain everything regarding my care to me so I could make an informed decision.
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Aug 22, 2022
Dr. Banch talked to us straight and not the big medical terms. We appreciate him very much. Very good doctor
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Aug 20, 2022
Very good Doctor, explains clearly alternatives
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Aug 20, 2022
Very good!
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Aug 18, 2022
Very professional
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Aug 18, 2022
Very pleasant and reassuring
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Aug 15, 2022
Awesome physian!! Great bedside manners ! Very professional and thorough! I know when he is my physician I am in the best physician ever! Thanks for hiring him!!!!
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Aug 13, 2022
Extremely competent. Explained everything very well. Was kind and courteous. Never got impatient when I asked him to repeat. Made sure I understood instructions
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Aug 12, 2022
Great doctor, helped save my life
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Aug 11, 2022
He and his assist were very informative and explained everything.
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