Dr. Howard Epps, MD

Dr. Howard Epps, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 52 years old

Texas Children Orthopedics/Sgy
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Dr. Epps specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Houston, TX. He practices at 1 location.

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      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Epps' Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        31 – 45 minutes (2)
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bunion
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Foot Conditions
      • Foot Deformities
      • Foot Fracture
      • Foot Sprain
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Hammer Toe
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Fracture
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Sprain
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Low Back Pain
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteochondritis Dissecans
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Scapular Fracture
      • Scoliosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Vertebral Column Tumors

      Procedures Performed

      • Achilles Tenotomy
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Excision of Femur or Knee
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
      • Foot Surgery
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Joint Drainage
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Surgery
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment

      Background Check

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        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for Texas.

      • 0
        Sanctions

        No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1989

      • Internship Hospital
        Massachusetts General Hospital

        Completed in 1990

      • Residency Hospital
        Harvard/Mass Genl Hospital

        Completed in 1995

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Hospital For Sick Chldn

        Completed in 1996

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Epps' Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      31 – 45 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Epps

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients