Dr. E Howanitz, MD

Dr. E Howanitz, MD

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Age 68
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Dr. E Howanitz, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Richmond, IN and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Sidney Kimmel Medical College At Thomas Jefferson University in 1978 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

1100 Reid Pkwy # 240

Richmond, IN 47374

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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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 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
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. E Howanitz, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Richmond, IN and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Sidney Kimmel Medical College At Thomas Jefferson University in 1978 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Richmond, IN