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Paul E. Bankey, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-3022

Office: (585) 275-5100

Fax: (585) 276-1992

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Hospital Medicine, Surgery


Professional Background

Dr. Bankey earned his B.S. Chemical Engineering degree at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, and his medical degree from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dr. Bankey also earned his Ph.D. in Nutritional Biochemistry from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. His postgraduate training included an internship and residency in General Surgery at the University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics in Minneapolis. He completed a subsequent fellowship in Critical Care Medicine also in Minneapolis in the Department of Surgery.

Dr. Bankey was a Kellogg Fellow in Surgical Nutrition Research and the Recipient of the John H. Davis Research Scholarship Award from the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma. Dr. Bankey completed an Executive Program in Health Care Leadership from the Simon School of Business Administration.

The author of numerous journal articles, books, and book chapters, Dr. Bankey has served as Principal Investigator on a NIGMS Training Grant and is the Program Director of the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Rochester. He serves on the Executive Council of the Surgical Infection Society as Secretary and the Scholarship Committee of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma. He is an examination consultant to the American Board of Surgery and a scientific editor of the journals, SHOCK, and the Journal of Surgical Research.



  • Surgical Critical Care - American Board of Surgery
  • Surgery (General Surgery) - American Board of Surgery


Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1991 - 06/30/1992
Fellowship in Internal Medicine-Critical Care Medicine at Fairview University of MN Hospital and Clinic

07/01/1984 - 06/30/1991
Residency in Surgery (General Surgery) at Fairview University of MN Hospital and Clinic

06/23/1983 - 07/01/1984
Internship in Surgery (General Surgery) at Fairview University of MN Hospital and Clinic

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2012 - 2013
Chief Residents' Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Surgery Department
Location: URMC

Faculty Supervisor, Robin Minelly, Resident Trauma Paper Winner
Sponsor: American College of Surgeons, COT
Location: Upstate NY Chapter

Educational Achievement Star Award, Best New Course: Medical School Course
Sponsor: University of Massachusetts Medical School

Young Surgeons Representative Fellowship
Sponsor: North Texas Chapter, American College of Surgeons

1994 - 1995
John H. Davis Faculty Research Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
Location: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Cent er at Dallas

Best Poster Presentation
Sponsor: Surgical Infection Society, National Meeting

Shock Society Research Travel Award
Sponsor: Shock Society

Surgery Abstract Award
Sponsor: Society of Critical Care Medicine, Annual Meeting

1987 - 1989
Kellogg Fellowship in Nutrition: Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Effects on Macrophage Biology
Sponsor: Department of Food Science & Nutrition and Surgery, Research Lab
Location: University of Minnesota

Alpha Omega Alpha - Medical Honorary
Sponsor: University of Minnesota

Tau Beta Pi- National Engineering Honorary
Sponsor: Purdue University

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Journal Articles

Wandling MW, Ko CY, Bankey PE, Cribari C, Cryer HG, Diaz JJ, Duane TM, Hameed SM, Hutter MM, Metzler MH, Regner JL, Reilly PM, Reines HD, Sperry JL, Staudenmayer KL, Utter GH, Crandall ML, Bilimoria KY, Nathens AB. "Expanding the scope of quality measurement in surgery to include nonoperative care: Results from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program emergency general surgery pilot." The journal of trauma and acute care surgery.. 2017 Nov; 83(5):837-845.

Kahn SA, Iannuzzi JC, Stassen NA, Bankey PE, Gestring M. "Measuring satisfaction: factors that drive hospital consumer assessment of healthcare providers and systems survey responses in a trauma and acute care surgery population." The American surgeon.. 2015 May; 81(5):537-43.

Jeschke MG, Pinto R, Kraft R, Nathens AB, Finnerty CC, Gamelli RL, Gibran NS, Klein MB, Arnoldo BD, Tompkins RG, Herndon DN, . "Morbidity and survival probability in burn patients in modern burn care." Critical care medicine.. 2015 Apr; 43(4):808-15.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Redux and Reconstruction
Book Title: Principles of Surgery
Author List: Reviewer for Trauma Chapter. Seymour I. Schwartz
Published By: McGraw-Hill 2019

Chapter Title: Acute Renal Failure
Book Title: General Surgery: Principal and International Practice
Author List: P. Bankey
Edited By: K. Bland
Published By: Springer 2008

Chapter Title: Vascular Trauma
Book Title: Essential Practice of Surgery
Author List: P. Bankey
Edited By: Norton,. J, Bollinger, R, Chang, A, Lowry, S, Mulvihill, S, Pass, H, R. Thompson
Published By: Springer-Verlag 2003