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Michael A. Banda, MD

Dr. Michael A. Banda, MD

General Surgery

Accepting new patients

Willis-Knighton Physician Network

Office Locations



  • Medical School: University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
  • Intership: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine
  • Residency: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine
  • Fellowship: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery: General Surgery

Insurance Accepted

Disclaimer: Not all physicians accept all insurance plans. Physicians move in and out of plans throughout the year. When you call for an appointment, confirm that the physician accepts your insurance.

AARP Medicare Supplemental Plans
Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Advantra Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Medicare Dual Preferred
Aetna Medicare Freedom PPO
Amerihealth Caritas Louisiana
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO Preferred Care
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Federal Employees
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana - HMO Louisiana
Blue Cross/Blue Shield OGB
Cigna HealthCare
Coventry Health Care (Aetna)
First Health
GEHA (Government Employees Health Association)
Health Plus of Louisiana
Humana Choice PPO
IMA of Louisiana
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Louisiana Medicaid
Louisiana Medicaid CHIP
Mail Handler's Benefit Plan (Aetna)
Medicare Railroad
Medicare Traditional Part B
Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Plans
Novasys Health
PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems / Multiplan)
PPO Plus
Tricare for Life
Tricare Prime
Tricare Select / Standard
UMR (United Healthcare)
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
Workers Compensation
Healthy Blue
People’s Health

Conditions Treated

Abdominal Pain
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peptic Ulcer
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Hiatal Hernia
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Fistula
Anal Fissure
Pelvic Abscess
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Intestinal Abscess
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Umbilical Hernia
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Lung Cancer
Ischemic Colitis
Gastric Ulcer
Pleural Effusion
Ulcerative Colitis
Varicose Veins
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Incisional Hernia
Crohn's Disease
Rib Fracture
Anorectal Abscess
Partial Lung Collapse
Barrett's Esophagus
Breast Cancer
Intestinal Obstruction
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Thyroid Nodule
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Pancreatic Cancer
Ventral Hernia
Colorectal Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Acute Bowel Infarction
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Gynecologic Cancer

Procedures Performed

Minimally Invasive Hernia Surgery
Colon Surgery
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Excision of Lipoma
Excision of Skin Cancer
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gallbladder Removal
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Port Placements or Replacements
Bladder Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia Repair
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Breast Surgical Procedure
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Gallbladder Surgery
Minimally Invasive Gallbladder Surgery
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Appendectomy, Open
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
Hernia Repair
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