Dr. Howard Berg, MD

Dr. Howard Berg, MD

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Age 64
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Dr. Howard Berg, MD is a general surgery specialist in Owings Mills, MD and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

25 Crossroads Dr Ste 400

Owings Mills, MD 21117

Contact Information

(410) 356-6664

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Colectomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Fissure
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Berg'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.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Buffalo General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Berg has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Berg's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Berg to family and friends
25 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Berg's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I had a very nasty case of complicated diverticulitis, requiring emergency surgery and was given a Colostomy. 6 months later, when it came time to do the reversal surgery, my original surgeon was on leave of absence and Dr. Berg was recommended to me by my Ostomy nurse. Dr Berg was extremely...more
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Dr. Berg correctly diagnosed my condition after seeing 8 previous doctors over a 2 year period. He was extremely confident in his abilities and took the time to explain how he would proceed with the surgery. He answered all of our questions and his staff was patient and courteous as well. The...more
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Arogant and "knew" my cure before even discussing the history of my condition. Needless to say, his first cure didn't help. Scheduled a follow up appointment, office called to reschedule, and doctor was at least 1.5 hours behind for the rescheduled appointment. So I told the receptionist I...more
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As a result of my 82 year old mother's colonoscopy it was discovered she had rectal cancer. We were referred to Dr. Berg and within a couple of weeks he performed surgery and successfully removed the tumor. She has almost completed her radiation and chemo which was advised as a precaution. Dr....more
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