Meet Dr. Banda
Dr. Abhishake (Abhi) Banda is a Colorado native that has fallen in love with Washington State and our community. Dr. Banda is a dual-degree Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who earned his dental degree (DMD) from The University of Pennsylvania in 2008 and his medical degree (MD) from The University of Maryland School of Medicine. While in dental school, he completed several externships both nationally and internationally, including time spent at the Tokyo Medical and Dental University in Japan. He completed his 6-year specialty training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at The University of Maryland Medical Center and the prestigious R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. During this time, he also completed one year of general surgery, including training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, and Adult and Pediatric Anesthesia.
Dr. Banda has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles in major scientific journals on pediatric reconstructive surgery and facial trauma. He has lectured at both the national and international level, notably at The European Congress of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons in Prague, Czech Republic. Dr. Banda has also authored a chapter in a classic Oral Surgery textbook, specifically on bone grafting procedures and dental implants. He received multiple awards and honors throughout his medical and dental training. Dr. Banda has privileges at Overlake Medical Center, where he performs orthognathic surgery and other reconstructive procedures.
Known for his compassion and caring nature, Dr. Banda genuinely enjoys building long lasting and meaningful relationships with his patients and community. He is dedicated to providing the highest level of quality care and safety to his patients. Dr. Banda lives on Mercer Island and enjoys the local Washington culture. He is a sportsman at heart and in his free time you will find him skiing, cycling, sailing, and traveling around the world.
Dr. Banda is a member of the:
- American Medical Association
- American Dental Association
- Washington State Dental Association
- Seattle King County Dental Society
- American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
- American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
- Washington State Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
- Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery