Dr. Robert Hower Jr., DO

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 43

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

  • Gastroenterology

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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Bayfront Digestive Diseases
Bayfront Digestive Diseases
100 Peach St Ste 200
Erie, PA 16507
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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
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    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Manometry
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Benign Tumor
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
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    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemochromatosis
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Hernia
    • Indigestion
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Malnutrition
    • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
    • Pancreatitis
    • Peptic Ulcer
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Viral Hepatitis
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    Malpractice Claims not available

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

    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 2001
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hower Jr. & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Hower Jr.'s Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    2.8
    • 9 responses
    • 1 review

    2.8 out of 5

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    1 out of 5
    - in Erie pa |

    He is a very nice doctor however while during a visit to his office he took a personal phone call. The same day we were also rushed out of his office and never given the results to a prior test he had ordered. Also didn't read patient history of conditions. Also prescribed a medication that severly interacted with medications that were already being taken.

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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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)
    (814) 456-7213 (Fax)
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    Bayfront Digestive Disease Assc
    100 State St Ste 200
    Erie, PA 16507
    (814) 456-7733 (Office)
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