Dr. Andrew J. Banos is a Harvard fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, hip, and knee. He believes in comprehensive care of the whole patient and prefers to begin with non-operative treatment whenever possible. Dr. Banos has an interest in sports injuries and the care of athletes of all ages and types – from the “weekend warrior” to the professional athlete. He has worked with a number of area colleges and high schools as well as with the New England Revolution MLS soccer team.
Dr. Banos has expertise in minimally invasive surgical techniques such as arthroscopy, joint preservation, cartilage repair, and ACL reconstruction. He performs a full spectrum of arthroscopic and open procedures including partial and total joint replacements.
Dr. Banos trained at Loyola University Medical Center, a Level 1 Trauma Center in Chicago, IL, and has extensive experience in the management of extremity fractures. He is skilled in both surgical and nonsurgical treatment of upper and lower extremity fractures (broken bones).
Dr. Banos received a degree in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University before obtaining his doctorate from the New York University School of Medicine. He trained in Orthopedic Surgery at Loyola University in Chicago and went on to complete a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Harvard Medical School / Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the Massachusetts Orthopedic Association.
A native of the north Boston area, Dr. Banos enjoys outdoor activities and is an avid skiier, hiker and boater. He lives in Newburyport with his wife Emily.
- Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
- Shoulder instability and labral repair
- Total and Reverse shoulder replacement
- Hip arthroscopy and joint preservation
- Labral repair
- Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)
- Total hip replacement
- Meniscus repair
- ACL reconstruction
- Cartilage repair
- Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (ACI/MACI)
- Osteotomies and joint preservation
- Partial and total knee replacements
- Ankle arthroscopy
- Ligament repair
- Cartilage injuries
- Shoulder – Proximal Humerus
- Elbow and forearm
- Wrist – Distal Radius
- Ankle fractures and ligament injuries
- Northwestern University, Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering
- New York University School of Medicine, Doctorate in Medicine
Post Graduate Training
- Loyola University Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery
- Harvard Medical School / Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Sports Medicine
Professional Society Memberships
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
- Massachusetts Orthopedic Association
Honors and Awards
- Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
- Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
- Certificate of Excellence in Clinical Research, Loyola University