Dr. Gregory Howes, MD

Dr. Gregory Howes, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Gregory Howes, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Roanoke, VA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in 2001 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2331 Franklin Rd SW

Roanoke, VA 24014

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Span
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Howes'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

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Nerve Disorders
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


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12  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Disc Replacement
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Paracentesis
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Howes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Howes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howes to family and friends
21 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Howes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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