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Dr. Dante A Banta Is this you?

About Dr. Dante A Banta

Dr. Dante A Banta, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Los Angeles, CA. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

8 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Dante A Banta is Good. Dr. Dante A Banta has been rated by 8 patients. From those 8 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Dante A Banta is 2.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Clinica Western

875 N Western Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029
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Specialties

Dr. Dante A Banta has the following 1 specialty

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Expertise

    13 Expertise

  • Schizophrenia
  • Depression
  • Contraception
  • Insomnia
  • Check-up
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Family Planning
  • Immunization
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Loss (non-surgical)
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Influenza

Reviews

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Worst MD I ever had

I was assigned to Dr. Banta by my medicare HPO Care More. Does not do appointments 45 min- hour wait. He never examined me at all. Spoke about his children who are now MD s. Started laughing in an inappropriate manner and started talking in a crazed manner about viagra. Screwed up my prescriptions and refused to write my 100mg seraquel and said I needed to see a psychiatrist. Unfortunately I am better informed than Dr.Bantra about the applications of certain medication. I will never go back to his office again and will ask Care More for another primary MD. Other than this Care More is excellent.

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Five Stars

He can speak both English and Spanish which is a plus and is very kind and is in no way rude during my check ups. I definitely prefer having him over his daughter in law.

Doctor's Response

We're excited to hear that you are pleased with your relationship with Dr. Dante Banta. Like you, many of our patients prefer to be seen by him, as he is the owner of the practice and for some, has been treating all members of their family for decades. We are happy to offer our patients the option of seeing Dr. Veronica Banta, who is Dante's daughter-in-law. Many of our patients do prefer seeing her, especially our female patients who seek treatment for women's health issues.

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Horrible Doctor

I do not recommend this doctor for everyone. I have been subjected to go to this doctor because my family has gone to him for many years but this last visit has pushed me over the edge. Every time you go in there you wait for hours then after you go in there is more waiting to be done. After the doctor comes in he spends less then 30 sec. to diagnose and then leaves. He is very negligent I was injured and he only gave me pain killers and send me home. It has been weeks and the pain has become unbearable the area has swelled and I have no mobility in that area. If he could have taken the time to at least inspect it, this would have no become a chronic problem.

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60.0 minutes
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Will not go back

Being new to L.A. this is the first doctor I tried here. The reception / nurse did a tuberculosis test and said it was positive based on a bump on my arm. Kind of scary. Then the doctor looked at it and said "no" it was negative. The bump was a natural cyst. I saw the doctor for a different concern and he told me it was nothing to be worried about. It showed up again a few weeks later and I went back. He then realized it was something that needed to be treated and could have been the first time.Will never go there again. Upset that you should be able to trust your doctors opinion as a professional but was very disappointed in this office.

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45.0 minutes
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Best Doctor!
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  • Education

    44 Years Experience

  • University Of The East/Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center

    Graduated in 1974

  • University Of Kansas School Of Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Dante A Banta accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
    • CIGNA Southern CA Value
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO SmartCare
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
    • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
    • Health Net SmartCare Small Group
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • LA Care Health
    • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
    • Molina Mrktplace CA
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
    • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Clinica Western, 875 N Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA
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