Dr. Howard Diener, MD

Dr. Howard Diener, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Howard Diener, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1980 and specializes in internal medicine.

3920 Bee Ridge Rd Bldg C

Sarasota, FL 34233

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Diener's conditions and procedures:

Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Advance Directive End of Life Planning
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Asbestosis
Asthma
Autoimmune Diseases
Breath Testing
Breathing Disorders
Bronchiectasis
Bronchiolitis
Bronchitis
Bronchoprovocation Test
Bronchoscopy
Bronchospasm
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Central Line Insertion
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Confusion
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Empyema
Endotracheal Intubation
Eosinophilic Asthma
Esophagitis
Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
Fungal Infections
Heart Palpitations
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
Immunization
Influenza (Flu)
Interstitial Lung Disease
Intubation
Knee Disorders
Limb Pain
Liver Function Test
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lung Abscess
Lung Cancer
Lung Nodule
Mechanical Ventilation
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Partial Lung Collapse
Pleural Effusion
Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
Pneumonia
Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
Postnasal Drip
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Fibrosis
Pulmonary Function Test
Pulmonary Insufficiency
Pulmonary Procedures
Rapid Flu Test
Reflux Esophagitis
Respiratory Diseases
Respiratory Failure
Respiratory Management
Rheumatoid Lung Disease
Rib Fracture
Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sepsis
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shortness of Breath
Sleep Apnea
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Screening
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tuberculosis
Valley Fever
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

I approach the doctor-patient relationship as a teacher - student model. I believe my role is to provide medical information and recommendations as to treatment/diagnostic options to my patients and act as a resource for medical decision making. M...

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

  • 1985
    George Washington University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1985
  • 1983
    Cleveland Clinic
    Residency Hospital
    1983
  • 1981
    Cleveland Clinic
    Internship Hospital
    1981
  • 1980
    George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School
    1980
  • 1976
    George Washington University
    Undergraduate School
    1976

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Dr. Diener's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Diener

4.7

Based on 115 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Diener was not only personable but thorough. Having dealt with a youngster with a condescending attitude for the last three years, i’m elated to meet a doctor who is kind and effective.
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Excellent physician with great bedside manner and time taken to explain any issues.
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Recently, I developed a chronic cough. My primary care physician had prescribed antibiotics, but the cough persisted. Dr. Diener ordered a series of tests to determine the root cause of my cough. His thorough examination revealed a lung infection. I was prescribed another round of antibiotics, and...Read More
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Everyone at this office was pleasant and we truly felt like they cared about our needs. The ladies at the front desk were kind and compassionate. Dr Diener was very warm and really listened to our concerns and needs and took the time to make sure we understood the plan of action and care before we...Read More
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Dr. Diener takes time to understand your needs. He explains everything in plain English to understand even for a foreigner. The process how things work and what the solution is. Great experience for me. Very thorough examination.
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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Options PPO