Dr. Frederick Howden, MD

Dr. Frederick Howden, MD

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Dr. Frederick Howden, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Frederick Howden, MD

5555 Reservoir Dr Ste 206

San Diego, CA 92120
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Insurance Accepted

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

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 Stenosis
  • 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 cardiothoracic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

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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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