Orthopaedic Surgeon in Wellesley, Massachusetts (MA)

Robert J. Banco MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon


  • The Boston Spine Care Group
    25 Washington Street, Unit 1B
    Wellesley, Massachusetts, 02481 - United States
    Phone: (617) 219-6300

About Our Practice

Robert J. Banco, MD is currently a staff surgeon and Chief of the Spine Section in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at New England Baptist Hospital. He is also the assistant clinical instructor in orthopaedic surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine.

He received his BA degree from Gettysburg College. His medical degree was earned at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Banco completed his surgical internship, bone biology and metabolism fellowship, and his orthopaedic residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. A spine fellowship was completed at the New England Baptist Hospital. He is the director of the fellowship program.

Dr. Banco keeps current on his medical knowledge by instructing various courses locally and nationally. His research interests include the outcome of lumbar fusions, cervical and lumbar interbody fusion devices, BMP and bone graft substitutes, prosthetic disc replacement devices, and image guided surgery. He has received over $1 million in grants for his medical research.

Dr. Banco is licensed and board certified by the ABOS. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, the New England Spine Study Group. He is a charter member and also on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Spine Surgeons. He is also a board member of the New England Baptist Bone and Joint Institute.

  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Board Certified
Area of Focus
  • Degenerative Spine
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Trauma
  • Tumor / Infection
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
Hospital Affiliations
  • New England Baptist Hospital
University Affiliations
  • Tufts University
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