Dr. DeBanto was born in Dayton Ohio and received his Bachelor of Science from the University of the same name. He attended Wright State University and subsequent Residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. He served as Chief Residency before moving on to a fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Kentucky.
Presently he works in Los Angeles as an independent contractor provided endoscopic expertise to area physicians. He also performs placement of the Orbera Gastric Balloon for Weight Loss.
He is involved in a number or professional and local organizations with regards to quality of care in Medicine and Gastroenterology.
He is active in charitable organizations such as the Humane Society and the Los Angeles Bicycle Coalition.