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Dr. E Howanitz, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Howanitz

Dr. E Howanitz, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Richmond, IN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Sidney Kimmel Medical College At Thomas Jefferson University in 1978 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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(765) 983-3427

Dr. Howanitz accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Assurant Health
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Golden Rule
Humana
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Medical Mutual of Ohio POS
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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Dr. Howanitz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thoracentesis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howanitz performs Thoracentesis more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Howanitz performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howanitz performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Howanitz performs this procedure more than 78% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howanitz treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Howanitz treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Howanitz's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Impella Device
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. E Howanitz, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Richmond, IN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Sidney Kimmel Medical College At Thomas Jefferson University in 1978 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1989
University Of Kansas School Of Mediciine
Fellowship Hospital
1989
Ohio State University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1983
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1979
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1978
Sidney Kimmel Medical College At Thomas Jefferson University
Medical School
1989
1989
1983
1979
1978

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Had a quadruple heart bypass surgery at the age of 43 and I'm going into my 5th week now.I'm doing better Dr Howanitz was great .I believe god worked threw Dr. Howanitz and saved my life and I'm very grateful for my Dr and the staff at Reid hospital of Richmond Indiana they was all very...Read More
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Dr. Howanitz performed my surgery flawlessly. I have nothing but a positive experience with my open heart surgery. Recommend highly
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