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Sandra Banas, MD

Sandra Banas

Philosophy of Care

My practice is founded on open communication and high-quality patient education. Together, these empower a patient or caregiver to be involved in decisions about health and medical care.



  • Otolaryngology (ENT)

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified

Patients Seen

Accepts both children and adults


  • English

Medical Interests

Hearing loss, ear infections, pediatrics, allergies, sinusitis, dizziness

Personal Interests

Yoga, reading, cooking & baking, playing music and spending time with my children



School University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Graduation Date 05/2000
Degree B.S. Biology Honors
Honors Suma cum laude

School Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Graduation Date 05/2004
Degree Medical Doctor


School McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Title Otolaryngology


School Paparella Ear, Head and Neck Institute
Specialty Otology


Otolaryngology (ENT)

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Airway Surgery & Stridor Management
  • Aspiration and Feeding Disorders
  • BAHA (Bone Anchored Hearing Aid) Implantation
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Branchial Cleft Cyst
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cautery of Nosebleeds
  • Children with Special Needs
  • Computer-Assisted Image-Guided Sinus Surgery
  • Congenital Neck Mass Excision
  • Congenital Neck Masses
  • Deviated Nasal Septum Surgery
  • Drain Sinuses
  • Ear Tubes
  • Endoscopic Septoplasty
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy
  • Excision of Neck Masses
  • Frontal Sinusotomy & Frontal Sinus Surgery
  • Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer Evaluation
  • Inferior Turbinate Reduction Surgery
  • Intratympanic Steroids for Meniere's Disease
  • Intratympanic Steroids for Sudden Hearing Loss
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Maxillary Antrostomy
  • Minimally Invasive Sinus Surgery
  • Nasal Cautery
  • Nasal Endoscopy
  • Nasal Polypectomy
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nasal Turbinate Surgery
  • Neck Abscesses
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Open Sinuses
  • Ossicular Chain Reconstruction
  • Pediatric Hearing Loss
  • Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Reconstruction of the Ear Bones (Ossicular Chain Reconstruction)
  • Repair Deviated Septum
  • Revision Sinus Surgery
  • Septoplasty
  • Sinus Endoscopy
  • Sinus Surgery, Sinuplasty
  • Sphenoidotomy and Sphenoidectomy
  • Stapedectomy
  • Subperiosteal Abscesses
  • Surgery to Alleviate Nasal Congestion/Obstruction
  • Thyroglossal Duct Cyst Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Tympanomastoidectomy
  • Tympanoplasty
  • Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
  • Velopharyngeal Insufficiency


  • American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy

Health Topics Posts

Ears & Ear Tube Surgery

DuPage Medical Group Otolaryngology

Topics and Subtopics: Ear, Nose, & Throat

Ear Infections: Treatment Options

DuPage Medical Group Otolaryngology

Otitis Media is one of the most common conditions for which children require medical treatment. This condition also affects adults, but to a much lesser degree. Otitis media can be subdivided into several conditions:

Topics and Subtopics: Ear, Nose, & Throat,Hearing Disorders

Are Your Ears Ringing?

DuPage Medical Group Otolaryngology

Do you hear a ringing, roaring, clicking, or hissing sound in your ears? Do you hear this sound often or all the time? Does the sound bother you a lot? If you answer yes to these questions, you may have tinnitus (tin-NY-tus).

Topics and Subtopics: Ear, Nose, & Throat,Hearing Disorders


Hospital Affiliations

  • Edward Hospital

  • Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital

  • Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital