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Jeffrey Martin Banker, M.D.


Jeffrey Martin Banker, M.D.

Contact Information
LifeBridge Health Cardiovascular Institute
5051 Greenspring Avenue
Suite 304
Baltimore, MD 21215

Phone 410-601-9355
Fax 410-601-8704
Jeffrey Martin Banker, M.D.
Hospital Appointment
General Cardiology & Electrophysiology

Education & Training
Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, University of California, San Diego (1989)
Doctor of Medicine, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine (1993)
Internal Medicine Residency, Columbia-Presbyterian and New York Cornell hospitals (1999) 
General Cardiology Fellow, Mount Sinai Hospital & Health System (2000)
Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellow, Mount Sinai Hospital & Health System (2002)
Board Certification, AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1996)
Board Certification, AB of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease (1999)
Board Certification, AB of Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (2000)

Selected Publications

  1. Banker J, Rosenheck S, Gotsman I. Letter by Banker et al regarding article, "cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with heart failure and a QRS complex <120 milliseconds: the Evaluation of Resynchronization Therapy for Heart Failure (LESSER-EARTH) trial". Circulation. 2013 Oct 1;128(14):e216. PubMed PMID: 24081958.
  2. Gotsman I, Keren A, Hellman Y, Banker J, Lotan C, Zwas DR. Usefulness of electrocardiographic frontal QRS-T angle to predict increased morbidity and mortality in patients with chronic heart failure. Am J Cardiol. 2013 May 15;111(10):1452-9. PubMed PMID: 23453457.
  3. Blendea D, Blendea M, Banker J, McPherson CA. Troponin T elevation after implanted defibrillator discharge predicts survival. Heart. 2009 Jul;95(14):1153-8. PubMed PMID: 19366711.
  4. Mehta D, Langan MN, Banker J. Pacemakers and defibrillators for congestive heart failure. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2001 Mar;3(2):119-23. PubMed PMID: 11177668.
  5. Banker J, Dizon J, Reiffel J. Effects of the ventricular activation sequence on the JT interval. Am J Cardiol. 1997 Mar 15;79(6):816-9. PubMed PMID: 9070571.
  6. Reiffel JA, Banker J. How do physicians determine when to perform an "on-drug" electrophysiology study for efficacy determination in patients with sustained ventricular tachyarrhythmias: a previously unaddressed variable that may affect efficacy rates. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 1995 Mar;18(3 Pt1):406-16. PubMed PMID: 7770360.

Jeffrey Banker M.D., FACC, FHRS, FESC, is board-certified cardiac electrophysiologist and general cardiologist at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, part of the LifeBridge Health Cardiovascular Institute. 

Dr. Banker began his career as a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Wesport, Conn. in a large single-specialty cardiovascular group. He then moved to Jerusalem and joined the academic faculty at Hadassah Hebrew University, where he stayed for five years. He joined Sinai’s cardiovascular faculty in 2013. As a member of the faculty, Dr. Banker leads a busy practice in general cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology. 

Dr. Banker graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, San Diego. In 1993, he received his medical degree from the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago. In 1996, he completed his internal medicine residency at Columbia-Presbyterian and New York Cornell hospitals in New York.

Dr. Banker completed clinical fellowships in cardiovascular medicine and cardiac electrophysiology in 2000 at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Heart Rhythm Society and European Society of Cardiology.