Dr. E Howanitz, MD

Dr. E Howanitz, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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

Contact Information

(765) 983-3427

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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Top Care Areas

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Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 96% of peers
Thoracentesis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
high
more than 83% of peers

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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • 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
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Howanitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Howanitz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howanitz to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Howanitz'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Richmond, IN |
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...more
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in West College Corner, IN |
Dr. Howanitz performed my surgery flawlessly. I have nothing but a positive experience with my open heart surgery. Recommend highly
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Howanitz accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • 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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Hospitals where Dr. Howanitz has admitting privileges

Reid Health
1100 Reid Pkwy
Richmond, IN 47374
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