Doctor Profile

Gerard Banez, PhD

216.448.6253

Gerard Banez, Ph.D.

Appointed: 1999

Gerard Banez, PhD
Department: Center for Pediatric Behavioral Health
Location: Shaker Campus
Mail Code CR11
2801 Martin Luther King Jr Drive
Cleveland, OH 44104
WorkAppointment:216.448.6253
WorkFax:216.448.6126
Gerard Banez, PhD
Department: Psychiatry and Psychology
Location: Shaker Campus
Mail Code CR11
2801 Martin Luther King Jr Drive
Cleveland, OH 44104
WorkAppointment:216.448.6253
WorkFax:216.448.6126
Gerard Banez, PhD
Department: Developmental and Rehabilitation Pediatrics
Location: Shaker Campus
Mail Code CR11
2801 Martin Luther King Jr Drive
Cleveland, OH 44104
WorkAppointment:216.448.6253
WorkFax:216.448.6126
Gerard Banez, PhD
Department: General Pediatrics
Location: Shaker Campus
Mail Code CR11
2801 Martin Luther King Jr Drive
Cleveland, OH 44104
WorkAppointment:216.448.6253
WorkFax:216.448.6126
Surgeon:
No
Treats:
Children & Adolescents Only

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Gerard Banez is a pediatric psychologist who serves as the Program Director for the Cleveland Clinic Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Program. He earned his doctoral degree in clinical psychology at the University of Vermont in Burlington and completed a predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric psychology at Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Banez is a Fellow of Division 54 (Society of Pediatric Psychology [SPP]) of the American Psychological Association and currently serves as Co-Chair of the SPP Pain Special Interest Group. He served as a Member-at-Large on the SPP Executive Council and was appointed to the American Psychological Association Presidential Task Force on Evidence-Based Practice for Children and Adolescents. Dr. Banez has given numerous presentations and written multiple papers on pediatric chronic pain and related functional impairment.

 

Professional Highlights

  • Member, American Psychological Association Task Force on Evidence-Based Practice for Children and Adolescents
  • Member at Large, Executive Council, Society of Pediatric Psychology

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Harvard Medical School - Boston Children's Hospital
Pediatric Behavioral Medicine
Boston, MA USA
1991
Fellowship - Harvard Medical School - Boston Children's Hospital
Clinical/Pediatric Psychology
Boston, MA USA
1990
Doctorate - University of Vermont
Clinical Psychology
Burlington, VT USA
1990
Undergraduate - University of Rochester
Rochester, NY USA
1984

Specialty Interests

Pediatric pain rehabilitation, chronic pain in children and adolescents, pain-associated disability syndrome, clinical behavioral pediatrics

Awards & Honors

  • One to Watch, 2007 Cleveland Magazine "Top Docs" Issue
  • Fellow of Division 54 (Society of Pediatric Psychology) of the American Psychological Association

Memberships

  • American Psychological Association
  • Society of Pediatric Psychology

Treatment & Services

  • Clinical Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Pain Rehabilitation
  • Pediatric Behavioral Medicine

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

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Languages Spoken

  • English