Dr. Charles Howell, MD

Dr. Charles Howell, MD

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Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
69 y/o
(1)

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Dr. Charles Howell, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in pediatric surgery and pediatric thoracic surgery.

Children's Hospital of Georgia

1446 HARPER ST

Augusta, GA 30912
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Howell performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Umbilical Hernia
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more than 46% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
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more than 21% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 19% of peers

Dr. Howell's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Howell "Augusta University Health is a world-class health care network offering the most comprehensive care in the region, where your health is our priority. As leaders in patient- and family-centered care, our physicians partner with our patients, their families, and other specialty physicians to provide an unmatched level of care. As the only academic medical center in the area, our patients receive the compassionate care they deserve along with leading-edge research and technologies not found anywhere else in the region. "

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Pediatric Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

22  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wilms' Tumor

22  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Valdosta State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • Med College of GA
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Med College Ga Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Med College Ga Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Philadelphia Chldns Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Howell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Howell's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howell to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Howell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Howell was my sons thoracic surgeon for seven years. My son had a chest wall deformity (pectius excavatum)! that' required two surgeries and many years under a doctors care. Dr Howell was always kind, compassionate and caring. He's very talented and wise and it's obvious that he genuinely has...more
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