Dr. Frederick Howden, MD

Dr. Frederick Howden, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Howden performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lung Surgery
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more than 43% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 37% of peers
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
normal
more than 37% of peers

Dr. Howden's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

34  Conditions Treated

  • Adenocarcinoma of Lung
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Supravalvular Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Chest Wall Tumor
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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46  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doctors Award - San Diego, 2004
Media & Publications

Dr. Howden has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Howden's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howden to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Howden'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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...more
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