Roy Bankhead, MD
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose

ROY WARREN BANKHEAD, M.D.

UROLOGIC SURGEON

Diplomat, The American Board of Urology

 

 

Roy W. Bankhead, M.D. was born in Little Rock, Arkansas and raised in Muskogee, Oklahoma. He earned his bachelor’s degree from The University of Oklahoma. He remained at The University of Oklahoma for his medical degree and residency in Surgery and Urology. Dr. Bankhead completed additional training in urology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Urologic Surgery. He also received additional training in urological cancers at The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center. Houston, Texas.

              Dr. Bankhead is a highly skilled urologist who specializes in complex stone disease, benign prostatic hyperplasia, robotic and minimally invasive surgery. He offers quality, convenient treatment and diagnosis of a wide scope of urologic conditions.

Dr. Bankhead resides in Oklahoma City with his wife, Amy and their two active boys, William and Christopher. His hobbies include golf, tennis, running, art history and reading. Dr. Bankhead currently welcomes new patients.

 

 

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

 

THE AMERICAN BOARD OF UROLOGY.

 

THE OKLAHOMA STATE BOARD OF UROLOGY. 

 

GENERAL CERTIFICATIONS:

 

Certified da Vinci Robotic Training Program, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center. Houston, Texas.

 

Certified Cryosurgery Training Program for Prostate and Kidney Cancer, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.

 

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:

 

INTEGRIS BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER, Oklahoma City, OK.

 

INTEGRIS CANADIAN VALLEY REGIONAL HOSPITAL, Yukon, OK.

 

GRADY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, Chickasha, OK.

 

MERCY HOSPITAL OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma City, OK.

 

MERCY HOSPITAL EL RENO, OK.

 

ALLIANCE HEALTH DEACONESS HOSPITAL, Oklahoma City, OK.

 

OU MEDICAL CENTER EDMOND, Edmond, OK.

 

SAINT ANTHONY HOSPITAL, Oklahoma City, OK.

 

RESEARCH CONDUCTED:

 

.              R.W. Bankhead, B.P. Kropp and E.Y. Cheng; “Evaluation and Treatment of Children with Neurogenic Bladders.” Journal of Child Neurology 2000 March; 15(3); 141-9.

 

.              “Pentoxifylline Reverses Endotoxin Induced Responses in the Conscious Rat.” Sponsered by: Presbyterian Health Foundation Research Scholarship, 1993.

 

.              “Unilateral Olfactory Bulb Deprivation Leads to Decreased Tyrosine Hydroxylase Expression in the Olfactory Bulb.” Advisor: Donald A. Wilson, Ph.D. Presented for the Psychology Department and the Honors Program at The University of Oklahoma, 1992.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

 

.              Owner and Member of ESEC Surgery Center, LLC.

 

.              Owner and Member of Oklahoma Lithotripter Associates, LLC.

 

.              Owner and Member of Oklahoma Urologic Therapies, LLC.

 

.              Member, American Urological Association.

 

.              Member, South-Central Urological Association.

 

.              Member, Oklahoma State Medical Association.

 

.              Member, Oklahoma County Medical Society.

 

.              Member The University of Oklahoma Alumni Association.

 

.              Member The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Alumni Association.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GET TO KNOW YOUR DOCTOR:

 

WHAT LED YOU TO BECOME A DOCTOR OR TO CHOOSE THE FIELD OF MEDICINE AS YOUR PROFESSION?

Although it is a cliché, I do enjoy helping people. My mother worked as a radiation technologist for a group of orthopedic surgeons and I respected them and was impressed by my mother’s work ethic and dedication to patient care.

 

WHAT ABOUT YOUR LINE OF WORK DO YOU FIND MOST REWARDING AND WHY?

I enjoy the balance of medical surgical treatments for urological conditions and enjoy following patients over time.

 

IN YOUR OPINION, WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT FACTOR IN A DOCTOR-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP?

I feel that transparency and trust are the most important factors in my interaction with patients.

 

WHAT CAN A PATIENT EXPECT WHEN THEY HAVE YOU AS A DOCTOR?

My patients can expect dedication from myself and our staff to provide excellent care and knowledge of medicine. While also taking into account the most cost effective solutions to their medical needs.

 

WHAT DO YOU FIND MOST ENCOURAGING ABOUT THE WORK YOU DO?

I feel that patient satisfaction and good outcomes encourage me the most. 

 

 

 

             

 

 

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