Dr. Robert D. Hower Jr, DO

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 42

100 Peach St Ste 200
Erie, PA 16507
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Dr. Hower Jr's Experience

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Dr. Hower Jr's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Hower Jr Performs

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
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Hospital Quality

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Upmc Hamot
201 State Street
Erie, PA 16550

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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Bayfront Digestive Diseases
Bayfront Digestive Diseases
100 Peach St Ste 200
Erie, PA 16507
Bayfront Digestive Disease Assc
Bayfront Digestive Disease Assc
100 State St Ste 200
Erie, PA 16507
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    Dr. Hower Jr's Experience

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    2
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysphagia
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemorrhoids
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    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Indigestion
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Malnutrition
    • Pancreatitis
    • Peptic Ulcer
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 2001
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hower Jr & 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. Hower Jr's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Office Locations

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    Bayfront Digestive Diseases
    100 Peach St Ste 200
    Erie, PA 16507
    (814) 456-7733 (Office)
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    Bayfront Digestive Disease Assc
    100 State St Ste 200
    Erie, PA 16507
    (814) 456-7733 (Office)
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