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Dr. Sahil Banka, MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Elkins Park, PA

About Dr. Sahil Banka

Dr. Sahil Banka is an interventional cardiologist catering to the community of Philadelphia, PA. Currently, he practices at Einstein Cardiology Associates. He also works in association with Hahnemann University Hospital and Pennsylvania Hospital. He is an active member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Banka completed his bachelor's degree at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his medical degree from Howard University. He went on to complete a residency in internal medicine at Washington University, St. Louis, Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Subsequently, he completed two fellowships, one in interventional cardiology and the other in cardiovascular disease at Drexel University, Hahnemann Hospital. Dr. Banka is certified in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. While approaching patient care with compassion and positivity, he encourages his patients to lead healthy lifestyles. He believes that people need to be educated and made aware of their health issues.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • AmeriHealth

Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiologist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Albert Einstein Medical Center
  • Hahnemann University Hospital
  • Pennsylvania Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease (Internal Medicine)
  • Interventional Cardiology (Internal Medicine)

Education and training

  • Medical School - Howard University, Doctor of Medicine
  • Drexel University, Hahnemann Hospital, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology
  • Drexel University, Hahnemann Hospital, Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease
  • Washington University, St. Louis, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • University of Pennsylvania (Bachelor's)

Professional memberships

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • American College of Cardiology

Awards and publications

  • Teaching Atteding of the Year, Awarded by Drexel Graduating Cardiology Fellows, 2017
  • Randomized controlled trial of different aspirin regiments for reduction of niacin-induced flushing, Banka SS, Thachil R, Levine A, Lin H, Kaafarani H, Lee J. Am J health Syst. Pharm. 2017 Jun 15;1574(12):898-903, doi: 10.2146/ajhp160219. Epub 2017 Apr 21. PMID: 2843204
  • Synthetic Cannabinoid Abuse Resulting in ST- Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Requiring Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Hamilton RJ, Keyfes V, Banka SS. J Emerg Med. 2017 Apr;52(4):496-498, doi:10.1016/j.jemermed.2016.09.023.Epub 2016 Oct 19. PMID: 27769613
  • Sexual Dimorphism in the size of the corpus callosum, Banka, S., Jit, I. Journal of the Anatomical Society of India, 45(2): 77-85, 1996.

Zocdoc awards

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1053432872

Dr. Sahil Banka's office locations

Einstein Cardiology Associates

Einstein Healthcare Network

401 Township Line Rd, Suite A

Elkins Park, PA 19027

Einstein Cardiology Associates

Einstein Healthcare Network

1200 W Tabor Rd, Tabor Medical Building - Moss, 3rd Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19141