Dr. Don Howard, MD

Dr. Don Howard, MD

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69 y/o
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Dr. Don Howard, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Spokane Valley, WA. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Howard is affiliated with Providence Sacred Heart Children's Hospital, Providence Holy Family Hospital and Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center.

Spokane Critical Care Associates

12615 E Mission Ave Ste 200

Spokane Valley, WA 99216
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Providence Health Plans

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Dr. Howard's Experience

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Dr. Howard's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pulmonology
  • Board certified in Pulmonary Disease
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
47

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Wilford Hall Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Wilford Hall Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Wilford Hall Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Howard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Howard's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howard to family and friends
3.3
based on 12 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Howard's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Spokane, WA |
Have sleep apnea, after initial diagnosis no follow up- don't who if anyone is looking at my numbers to see if pressure needs adjusting. Recently my CPAP machine started "wearing out". Can't get prescription for new machine without "face-to-face" visit. Called for appointment, two months out. Asked what would happen if machine totally broke down in meantime, they said to call them and receptionist would try to help.....
in Spokane, WA |
I learned more about my asthma and treatment with him in one visit than the 15 years before with a different lung dr. He listened and explained. He also has a great sense of humor.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Howard accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
    First Choice Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Group Health Cooperative
    Coop Core
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • Providence Health Plans
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Howard has admitting privileges

Providence Sacred Heart Children's Hospital
101 W 8th Ave
Spokane, WA 99204
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Providence Holy Family Hospital
5633 N Lidgerwood St
Spokane, WA 99208
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Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center
101 W 8th Ave
Spokane, WA 99204
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