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Dr. Heather Banks, MD

Nephrology* Age 48
Dr. Heather Banks, MD
4.0 (4 Ratings)

Offers telehealth

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Dr. Heather Banks, MD

Nephrology* Age 48
New Braunfels, TX
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

 

Overview

Dr. Heather Banks, MD works in New Braunfels, TX as a Nephrology Specialist.
They are board certified in Nephrology. Dr. Banks has has worked on more claims relating to Acute Kidney Failure, Hypotension (Excluding Maternal) and Chronic Kidney Diseases than other providers in the area. At present, Dr. Banks has received an average rating of 4.0 from patients and has been reviewed 4 times. They are affiliated with Guadalupe Regional Medical Center, Gonzales Healthcare Systems - Memorial Hospital and Resolute Health Hospital. Their office accepts new patients and has telehealth appointments. Dr. Banks also speaks Spanish. Dr. Banks practices at Practice in New Braunfels, TX and has additional offices in San Antonio, TX and Seguin, TX.

Offers Telehealth

This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule.

Explains Conditions Well

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Trustworthy

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Low Wait Times

Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.

Friendly Staff

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Locations

  1. 1 Central Texas Pulmonary PA
    2660 E Common St Ste 201, New Braunfels, TX 78130
  2. 2 San Antonio Kidney Disease Center Physicians Group P.l.l.c.
    7142 San Pedro Ave Ste 120, San Antonio, TX 78216
  3. 3 San Antonio Kidney Disease Center Physicians Group P.l.l.c.
    400 Baltimore, San Antonio, TX 78215
  4. 4 San Antonio Kidney Disease Center Physicians Group P.l.l.c.
    1410 E Walnut St, Seguin, TX 78155

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4.0
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4 Stars (0)
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1 Star (1)

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Patient Reviews
Feb 02, 2021
Dr. Banks and her staff are "the dream team" for kidney health. Dr. Banks saved my life when I experienced kidney failure. She is proactive and professional with kidney health procedures. She is also very personable and compassionate. This is truly a combination that makes her a top notch doctor.
Nancy Richardson — Feb 02, 2021
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About Me

Languages Spoken
Spanish
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Specialties*
Nephrology
Internal Medicine
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Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Nephrology
Board Certifications
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Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
    2009
Fellowship Hospital

Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Heather Banks, MD accepts new patients on Medical News Today.

Dr. Banks accepts Aetna, Amerigroup (Wellpoint) and Anthem as well as many others.

Dr. Banks frequently sees patients for Acute Kidney Failure, Hypotension (Excluding Maternal) and Chronic Kidney Diseases.

Yes, Dr. Banks speaks Spanish. See Dr. Banks' profile on MedicalNewsToday for more information.

Dr. Banks has a star rating of 4.0/5 and has been reviewed 4 times.

Dr. Banks is board certified in Nephrology.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Guadalupe Regional Medical Center
  • Gonzales Healthcare Systems - Memorial Hospital
  • Resolute Health Hospital

Know Before You Go

Preventive care: what doctors want you to know

Preventive care can help identify current or future health and medical concerns before they become major.

  1. Hepatitis C Screening: Questions for the Doctor

    Everyone ages 18 to 79 needs to get tested for hepatitis C. (USPSTF)

  2. Protect Yourself from Seasonal Flu

    Get the flu vaccine every year to protect yourself and others from the flu. (ACIP)

  3. Talk with Your Doctor About Depression

    Talk with your doctor about how you are feeling if you have been sad, down, or hopeless. (USPSTF)

  4. Get Your Well-Woman Visit Every Year

    See a doctor or nurse for a checkup once a year. (HRSA)

  5. Watch for Warning Signs of Relationship Violence

    If you think your partner might be abusive, talk with your doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)

  6. Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

    Get a Pap test every 3 years. If you get a Pap test and an HPV test, you can get screened every 5 years instead. (USPSTF)

  7. Get Tested for HIV

    Get tested for HIV at least once. You may need to get tested more often depending on your risk. (USPSTF)

  8. Get Your Blood Pressure Checked

    Get your blood pressure checked regularly — at least every 5 years.  (USPSTF)

  9. Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation

    If you are concerned about your drinking, ask your doctor about screening and counseling. (USPSTF)

  10. Get Vaccines to Protect Your Health (Adults Ages 19 to 49 Years)

    Get important adult shots (vaccinations). (ACIP)

  11. Get Enough Folic Acid

    Learn why women your age need folic acid. (USPSTF)

  12. Quit Smoking

    If you smoke, ask your doctor about services to help you quit. (USPSTF)

  13. Talk with Your Doctor About Drug Misuse

    If you’re worried about your drug use, talk with a doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)