Dr. Alpha Teresa Banks MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Alpha Banks is a gastroenterologist in College Park, Maryland. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Doctors Community Hospital and MedStar Washington Hospital Center. She received her medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Banks accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 18 doctors at Doctors Community Hospital and one of 34 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Doctors Community Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1988 - 1990

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1987 - 1988

Georgetown University Hospital
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1992 - 1994

Howard University College of Medicine
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Evaluation of a new, rapid test for detecting HCV infection, suitable for use with blood or oral fluid.
Lee, S. R., Kardos, K. W., Schiff, E., Berne, C. A., Mounzer, K., Banks, A. T., Tatum, H. A., Friel, T. J., Demicco, M. P., Lee, W. M., Eder, S. E., Monto, A., Yearwood, G. D., Guillon, G. B., Kurtz, L. A., Fischl, M., Unangst, J. L., Kriebel, L., Feiss, G., Roehler, M.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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