Dr. Howard Edington, MD

Dr. Howard Edington, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Howard Edington, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Pittsburgh, PA. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.

4727 Friendship Ave Ste 340

Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Contact Information

(412) 359-3117

Insurance Accepted

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

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Melanoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
high
more than 86% of peers
Skin Cancer
high
more than 83% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
2

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
40

Conditions Treated

  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Lung Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Temple Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Edington has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Edington's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Edington to family and friends
5.0
based on 13 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Edington'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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Pittsburgh, PA |
he is very sensitive and understands your fear, he has a great way of explaining everything . when you walk out you really feel you are in great hands .
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Edington accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UPMC
    UPMC PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Edington has admitting privileges

Allegheny General Hospital
320 E North Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
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Jefferson Regional Medical Center
565 Coal Valley Rd
Jefferson Hills, PA 15025
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Western Pennsylvania Hospital
4800 Friendship Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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