Prof. Banach has published >1400 original articles, reviews, editorials, and book chapters in the field of dyslipidemia, hypertension, lifestyle, nutrition and nutraceuticals, cardiology, and risk stratification. His combined IF (for only full-text manuscripts) is over 12,000 pts, number of citations (July 2023): 66,123 (acc. Web of Science Core Collection/Publons), 78,267 (acc. SCOPUS), 91,481 (acc. ResearchGate), and 116,397 (acc. Google Scholar), Hirsch’s Index = 88 (WoS/Publons), 92 (SCOPUS), 108 (ResearchGate) and 112 (i10-index: 732) (Google Scholar) – being within 1% the highest cited scientists in the world (in the research area of Clinical Medicine and Pharmacology and Toxicology) according to Essential Science Indicators by Clarivate (with 57 TOP Papers). Prof. Banach is also within top 5 worldwide experts according to ExpertScape in the field statins (3), dyslipidemias (5), cholesterol (3), lipoproteins (5), lipoproteins LDL (5), and HDL cholesterol (4). He is also a 1% Top Reviewer in the areas of Clinical Medicine and Cross-Field (in 2018 and 2019) by Publons/Clarivate and Publons Academy Mentor.
He is a laureate of several prizes and award, including: Doctor Honoris Causa of the University in Zagreb, Croatia (2022), Doctor Honoris Causa of the Medical University in Kosice, Slovak Republic (2020), on Top-100 List of the most influential scientists in medicine in Poland for year 2022 (position 7), 2021 (position 3), 2020 (position 8), 2019 (10), and 2018 (9), Doctor Honoris Causa of the Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, Romania, “Gold Scalpel” Distinction in 2019 for the Innovation (Smart Hospital); Honorary Member of the Romanian Society of Cardiology (2019), Doctor Honoris Causa of the Institute of Cardiology in Kiev (2018), and the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Victor Babes in Timisoara (2017); Gold Honorary Medal for scientific achievements of the Medical Faculty of Medical University in Kosice, Slovak Republic (2018), The Manager of the Year 2016 – Public Entities (2017), “Innovator of the Year – Science Category” by Wprost journal (2017); “Gold Scalpel” Distinction in 2016 for the Innovation; The Personality of the Year 2013 in Poland for the development of science in the field of healthcare – founded by the Heath Manager journal (Termedia Publishing House), Super-Talent in Medicine 2012 Award – the winner of the competition for young scientists in medicine (up to 40) founded by Puls Medycyny journal.