Dr. Frederick Howden, MD

Dr. Frederick Howden, MD

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Dr. Frederick Howden, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College in 1983 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

5555 Reservoir Dr Ste 206

San Diego, CA 92120

Contact Information

(619) 287-6003

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Howden's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howden treats Heart Disease more than 17% of his peers

Dr. Howden treats this condition more than 17% of his peers

Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howden treats Vascular Disease more than 15% of his peers

Dr. Howden treats this condition more than 15% of his peers

Heart Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howden performs Heart Surgery more than 14% of his peers

Dr. Howden performs this procedure more than 14% of his peers

Dr. Howden's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Adenocarcinoma of Lung
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Supravalvular Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Repair
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cancer
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Disease
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest Tube Insertion
Chest Wall Tumor
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Valve Replacement
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Biopsy
Lung Resection
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymph Node Resection
Maze Procedure
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Surgery
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Procedures
Right Heart Catheterization (Swan-Ganz)
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoscopic Procedure
Thoracoscopic Surgery
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thoracoscopy
Thoracotomy
Thrombosis
Tracheostomy
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. Frederick Howden, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College in 1983 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1991
    Med College Of Georgia
    Fellowship Hospital
    1991
  • 1989
    St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1989
  • 1984
    North Shore University Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1984
  • 1983
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Medical School
    1983

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doctors Award - San Diego, 2004

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I was an ordinary patient of ordinary means but your team took care of me as if I was the most important person on earth. I recommend Dr. Howden with flying colors. I rate him more than a five star. medicines can cure but a good Doctor inspirational words can give the strength to fight from...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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