Dr. Banke Agarwal MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Banke Agarwal is a gastroenterologist in Saint Louis, Missouri. He received his medical degree from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Agarwal accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He also speaks multiple languages, including Hindi/Urdu.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: Advanced Endoscopic Interventional

Clinical Interests: Pancreatic Neoplasms, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Early Diagnosis Of Pancreatic Cancer, Staging Of Gi Cancers

Education & Medical Training

St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Residency, 1993–1996

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research
Class of 1992

St Lukes-Roosevelt
Fellowship, Gastroenterology (IM), 1996–1999

B I Deaconess Med Ctr
Fellowship, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 1999–2000

DAV College
Other Training, 1981–1983

Jawaharlal Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education and Research
Other Training, 1992–1993

Academic Medical Center
Other Training, Endoscopic Ultrasound, 2000

Jawaharlal Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education and Research
Other Training, 1989–1992

Jawaharlal Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education and Research
Other Training, 1983–1989

Certifications & Licensure

National Board of Medical Examiners
Certified 12 years in Diplomat

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 18 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 14 years in Gastroenterology

State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts No. 2002001059, 2002

State Board of Medical Examiners No. L2076, 2000

MO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Whos Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Marquis Whos Who

Fellow (AGAF), American Gastroenterological Association

Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011

Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who, 2009, 2010, 2011

Nav Rattan Award

Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Marquis Who’s Who, 2007

America’s Top Physicians, Consumer Research Council

Fellow, The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Best Doctors in America, 2005, 2006, 2007

America’s Top Physicians, Consumer Research Council

Research Excellence in Gastrointestinal and Liver diseases (REGAL) Award

Charles Flood Research Prize for outstanding basic research, The College of Physicians and Surgeons of the Columbia University, New York

Young Clinician Award, American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)

Publications & Presentations

EUS guided fine needle aspiration is useful in diagnostic evaluation of indeterminate proximal biliary strictures.

Healthcare reforms and practice of gastroenterology: Dawn of a new era.

Gastrointestinal cancers: An update on advances in diagnosis and management.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Select
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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