About The Practice

Mo Banki, MD, DMD, FACS

Dr. Banki is one of a handful of surgeons in the New England area who have completed a fellowship fully dedicated to the cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, and body.

Born in Tehran, his family left Iran shortly after the revolution and during the Iran-Iraq war. Witnessing the casualties of war and heroism of trauma, surgeons inspired him to pursue a career in medicine from an early age.

Upon receiving his Bachelor of Science in chemistry with honors, Dr. Banki was accepted to the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in Farmington, Connecticut. While completing his dental studies, he completed a full year of research at the Connecticut Chemosensory Center on the study of olfactory and gustatory senses. Some of this work has been published in peer-reviewed journals.

Study of human anatomy and physiology aspired Dr. Banki to pursue a career in surgery. He was admitted to the highly competitive combined MD/residency program in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Connecticut.

After graduating from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Dr. Banki completed a two-year residency in general surgery.

In 2003, at the completion of his residency, Dr. Banki moved to Rhode Island. He was fortunate to train under Dr. Albert Carlotti, Jr. while in private practice. Here, he performed hundreds of complex orthognathic and jaw reconstructive surgeries. In 2006, Dr. Banki became a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS), followed by the National Board of Dental Anesthesia. In 2007, Dr. Banki was inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons (FACS).

In 2009,  Dr. Banki left a very successful private practice in order to pursue further training in cosmetic surgery. He returned to his alma matter, the University of Connecticut, where he completed an additional year of training in general surgery. He then moved to Oklahoma City, where he studied under Erik Nuveen, MD, DMD. During his highly sought-after fellowship, Dr. Banki completed well over 1,000 cosmetic operations, including 600 breast surgeries, ranging from simple augmentation to lifts and complex reductions.

Dr. Banki rejoined Dr. Frank Paletta, with whom he was previously in practice, and they have been close friends and colleagues for many years, dating back to residency. Dr. Banki’s areas of interest are orthognathic surgery, facial trauma, and cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, and abdomen.

Dr. Banki has medical and dental licenses in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, American College of Surgeons, and a diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery.

Dr. Banki enjoys lecturing locally and nationally to professional societies, as well as publishing in scientific journals. He holds faculty positions in the Department of Surgery at Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and in the Department of Craniofacial Sciences, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Banki also volunteers his surgical time to charitable causes and is active in educating medical students and residency participants.

Dr. Banki is very passionate about issues pertaining to patient safety and quality of care. His surgicenters in Warwick, Rhode Island, and North Attleboro, Massachusetts, are certified by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Dr. Banki serves on the patient care committee of the Miriam Hospital. He also has staff privileges at the Miriam Hospital, Rhode Island Hospital, Sturdy Memorial Hospital, and the Southern New England Surgical Center.

Dr. Banki believes that it is only through compassionate care and uncompromising attention to details with a significant reliance on evidence-based medicine, scientific research, and education that one can be a successful practitioner of the art of surgery.

About Artistic Contours Cosmetic Surgery Center

Artistic Contours is pleased to have two state-of-the-art offices to provide you with the highest quality of care. These conveniently located offices are equipped with the latest technology to assist our talented and trained cosmetic surgeons in their procedures. We also strive to maintain a calming, professional, and trusting atmosphere. The Artistic Contours team want to ensure that you feel comfortable and confident about your procedure. We invite you to visit our offices, speak with our staff, meet our doctors, and be at ease during your visit. We welcome you to contact either location to arrange for your cosmetic consult, and look forward to seeing you!


Body Procedures

Breast Procedures

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Our team at Artistic Contours is comprised of two excellent and highly-experienced surgeons, and a group of trained, knowledgeable assistants. With our state-of-the-art equipment and attentive team, even patient is constantly monitored during surgery and recovery. To ensure that our practice maintains and exceeds safety expectations, we regularly submit to AAAHC testing. We want to ensure that each patient receives the highest quality of care.


We understand that having a clean, organized, and relaxing environment can make a huge difference in helping our patients feel comfortable during their treatments. At Artistic Contours, we strive to maintain a friendly and trusting environment. In addition, our state-of-the-art equipment allows our surgeons to provide the highest level of care. We welcome you to take our office tour prior to your appointment with our surgeons so you can feel more at home during your visit. If there is anything we can do to help you before or during your appointment, and if you would like to schedule your treatment for cosmetic surgery in Warwick, Rhode Island, and North Attleboro, Massachusetts, please feel free to contact our office.

Payment Options

When you have your initial consultation, we will discuss treatment costs as part of your treatment plan. Although our costs will be estimates, we will work with you to find the best payment option that fits your circumstances.Artistic Contours is pleased to file any insurance paperwork once your treatment is complete. We will also work with you to maximize your insurance benefits. To help speed up the filing process, we ask that you complete any insurance forms prior to your appointment.

For patients without insurance, we are pleased to also accept cash, credit cards, checks, and financing through CareCredit.

Our cosmetic surgeons are dedicated to providing affordable cosmetic surgery in Warwick, Rhode Island, so you can receive the care you need. If you have questions about our financial options, we welcome you to contact our office today.

ABCS Certification

General Cosmetic Surgery - 2014

Additional Certifications

Dr. Mo Banki’s Curriculum Vitae

  • University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine (DMD), 1997
  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine (MD), 2000
  • University of Connecticut, General Surgery, 2000-2002
  • University of Connecticut, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Residency, 1997-2003
  • Hartford Hospital Level I Trauma Center, 1997-2003
  • Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Craniofacial Team, 1997-2003
  • University of Connecticut, General Surgery Residency, 2009-2010
  • Nuveen Cosmetic Surgery, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Oklahoma City, 2010-2011
  • Diplomate – American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (NDBA), 2006
  • Diplomate – National Dental Board of Anesthesiology (NDBA), 2006
  • Fellow – American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Fellow – American Dental Society of Anesthsiology
  • Fellow — American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Fellow – American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS)
  • Member – American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Member – American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Clinical Faculty – Department of Surgery, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • Clinical Faculty – Department of Craniofacial Sciences, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Connecticut
  • Member – Patient Care Committee, the Miriam Hospital
  • Botox Cosmetic Physicians
  • Certified – Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Certified – Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

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