Dr. Daniel A. Howard, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 57

1532 Lone Oak Rd Ste 235
Paducah, KY 42003
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Dr. Howard:

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Dr. Howard's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Baptist Health Paducah
2501 Kentucky Avenue
Paducah, KY 42003
Lourdes Hospital
1530 Lone Oak Road
Paducah, KY 42001

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Howard

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Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
MERCY GENERAL SURGERY
MERCY GENERAL SURGERY
1532 Lone Oak Rd Ste 235
Paducah, KY 42003
GROGAN & HOWARD PSC
GROGAN & HOWARD PSC
2603 Kentucky Ave Ste 105
Paducah, KY 42003
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    Dr. Howard's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    2
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
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    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Howard

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Louisville
    Graduated in 1983

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Louisville Hospital

    Residency Hospital

    U Louisville-Affil Hosp
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Howard & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Howard's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Howard has admitting privileges:

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    • Baptist Health Paducah

    • Lourdes Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Howard

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howard to family and friends

    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Howard's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 6 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Howard
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Howard accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

    A
    MERCY GENERAL SURGERY
    1532 Lone Oak Rd Ste 235
    Paducah, KY 42003
    (270) 442-9463 (Office)
    (270) 442-2241 (Fax)
    B
    GROGAN & HOWARD PSC
    2603 Kentucky Ave Ste 105
    Paducah, KY 42003
    (270) 442-9463 (Office)
    (270) 442-2241 (Fax)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    Experience with Dr. Howard
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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