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Given Name
Adegbenga A.
surname
Bankole
degree
M.D.
schools
University of Ibadan
internships
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
residencies
SUNY Downstate Medical Cetner
gender
Male
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title
Chief, Rheumatology
inPracticeSince
Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2009
philosophy
In general my aim is to cure if possible, if not treat the underlying condition to prevent further damage.
fellowships
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Interests
Gout
Psoriasis and psoriatic related arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis
Scleroderma
Sjogren's syndrome
Vasculitis
Inflammatory muscle disease
Systemic lupus erythematosus
certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine (Rheumatology)
American Board of Internal Medicine
procedures-performed
Carpal tunnel injections
Joint aspiration and injection
Trigger finger injections
Bursa aspiration and injection
specialties
Service Areas
npi
1104011766
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affiliations
Carilion Clinic
VTC Affiliate
biography
Adegbenga A. Bankole began practicing medicine in 2009 when he joined Carilion Clinic.<br/><br/>
He attended the University of Ibadan where he completed his medical education. He then attended State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York where he completed his internship, medical residency, and Rheumatology fellowship.<br/><br/>

Dr. Bankoles clinical expertise includes systemic lupus erythematous (SLE), myositis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, scleroderma, spondyloarthritis, vasculitis, sjogrens syndrome and gout. He performs ultrasound guided procedures some of which include carpal tunnel injections, joint and bursa aspiration and injection and trigger finger injections.<br/><br/>
He is an Executive committee member of the Virginia Society of Rheumatology. As well, he also serves on the Medical Scientific Advisory Council of the Lupus Foundation of America DC/MD/VA Chapter. He also is the point physician for the lupus support group that meet on a monthly basis. Dr. Bankole is also involved in research, clinical drug trials and educating the next generation of physicians. He holds an academic appointment as an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.<br/><br/>

Dr. Bankole gets great joy and satisfaction in helping patients improve the quality of their life by taking part in their care and management. He most enjoys the relationships he develops with his patients and shares a positive outlook throughout their medical journey.
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autocomplete weight
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medical-education
University of Ibadan