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Banu E. Symington, MD

  • Employed by Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County

About Banu

Dr. Symington likes to confront her fears, and nothing evokes as much fear as a cancer diagnosis. Even if she cannot cure her patients, if she can help them live longer or better or even die more comfortably, she believes she has succeeded.
She spends her spare time rescuing dogs and then giving them tender loving care, rock hunting, hiking, gardening, and kayaking.

Affiliations SWOG (formerly the Southwest Oncology Group) committees, Wyoming Medical Society
Awards
  • Master of the American College of Physicians 2016
  • ACP Laureate Award from Idaho 2019
  • NCI CTEP 2011
Education
  • Medical School
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Internship
  • University of Washington Medical Center
  • Residency
  • University of Washington Medical Center
  • Board Certification
  • Internal Medicine and Oncology American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship
  • Hematology/Oncology University of Washington Medical Center
Medical Interests Research Interests:
  • Eliminating social disparities in health care
Special Clinical Interests
  • Clinical research
  • Eliminating social disparities in health care
  • Eliminating cancers caused by the Human Papilloma virus by vaccination of all kids by 13 years of age