In 1998, Dr. Banki graduated from the University of Connecticut, Summa Cum Laude, with a degree in Physiology and Neurobiology, earned through the Honors Program. After completing his under graduate degree, he participated in a research team involved in developing new methods in the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis. This experience ultimately resulted in a publication within a leading journal. A second research project at the University of Connecticut Health Center in the Department of Immunology was completed in the following year.
In 2001, a year of Pathology Fellowship at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine allowed him to gain vast knowledge and experience in all aspects of systemic pathology, including both gross and microscopic methods.
Dr. Banki received his medical degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2006, finishing at the top of his class with multiple honors recognitions in various fields. After graduation, he attended the New York Saint Barnabas residency program in Dermatology where he successfully completed his chief residency year in 2010. Here, he was awarded first place for his Intendis research paper; an award given annually for the top research paper by a dermatology resident nationwide. He has also published in several dermatology journals, dermatology textbooks, and has also presented nationally at dermatology meetings.
Dr. Banki is a Board Certified dermatologist, running a solo practice in Glastonbury,
Connecticut. Dr. Banki is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, the Clinical Associate of Dermatology at University of Connecticut School of Medicine, as well as attending dermatologist at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford Connecticut. He is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Osteopathic College of Dermatology and the Connecticut Dermatology & Dermatological Surgery Society. Dr. Banki is also on the editorial board for the Journal of American Osteopathic College of Dermatology.
He is active within the community in educating skin cancer awareness and the importance of skin cancer screenings. He periodically devotes time to the education of residents in training by lecturing at the University of Connecticut and New York Saint Barnabas Dermatology Programs as well as teaching University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine residents. He regularly attends and lectures at national dermatology meetings and continually keeps updated through current leading dermatology journals and publications.
In 2012, Justyna graduated, with honors from the University of Connecticut with a degree in Allied Health Sciences, and a minor in Psychology. In the following year, she was accepted into the New York Institute of Technology Physician Assistant Program which she completed in 2016.
While obtaining her degree at the New York Institute of Technology, she spent the last year of the program training in various New York City and Long Island hospitals and clinics. Justyna chose dermatology while completing her elective rotation in Queens, New York. Here, early on in her education, she developed a special interest and passion for the Dermatology field. Justyna soon realized that helping patients with their dermatology conditions was her top priority.
Justyna is Board Certified and is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, New York State Society of Physician Assistants, Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, Connecticut Academy of Physician Assistants, and a founding member of the Physician Assistant Student Society of Old Westbury, New York.
Justyna takes pride in being able to help others and is an advocate on educating the public on skin safety and skin cancer awareness.
In her free time, Justyna loves spending time with family, hiking, and traveling.
Amy has extensive skin care experience working in the industry for well over a decade. She received her Esthetician Certification from the International Institute of Cosmetology and Esthetics & is licensed with the State of Connecticut.
Amy is a member of the Aesthetics International Association and the American Association for Esthetics Education. She performs services such as chemical peels, facial treatments, microdermabrasion’s and skin care consulting.
She can also recommend any of Dr. Banki’s Advanced Skin Care Products.