Richard A. Banks, MD, holds a clinical faculty appointment and is involved in resident education at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. He is board certified in both pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology.
Dr. Banks earned his medical degree from the University of Iowa Medical School in Iowa City. His pediatric internship and residency were fulfilled at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center (AMC) in El Paso, Texas. Following residency, he was assigned for four years to General Leonard Wood Community Hospital at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. He then completed a pediatric endocrinology fellowship at University of Florida Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville.
Prior to joining Arnold Palmer Hospital, Dr. Banks spent three years at William Beaumont AMC, El Paso, Texas, and nine years at Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, as the chief of pediatric endocrinology.
Dr. Banks is a member of the Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society, the Endocrine Society, the American Diabetes Association, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and the Obesity Society. He is also a member of the National Lipid Association.