Dr. Howard Fowler, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 66

Dr. Fowler

Fowler Sports Medcn & Orthopedc

100 Rice Mine Road Loop Ste 205 Tuscaloosa, AL 35406

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Dr. Howard Fowler, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Tuscaloosa, AL and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Alabama School of Medicine medical school in 1981. He is affiliated with medical facilities Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital and DCH Regional Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Fowler to book an appointment.

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Dr. Fowler was exceptional in his concern/care of me. He took his time during my visit, and was so kind. I would definitely recommend him to anyone needing care in this area.
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Wanda in Tuscaloosa, AL – Mar 18, 2017
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Excellent surgeon! He gives an honest and straightforward opinion. He wants to see you healthy and enjoying a good quality of life. You have to follow his orders, and try to do everything that he recommends so you will be the best you can be.
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Deljone in Cottondale, AL – Oct 18, 2016
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This is a bad review for the staff ( reception desk) . I was calling to make an appointment for a someone and she told me the patient had to call themselves and hung up on me before I could finish my sentence. She was very rude and interrupted a lot.
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Biography

Dr. Howard Fowler, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Tuscaloosa, AL and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Hughston SpMed Clin
Fellowship Hospital
1986
Bowman Gray School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1984
MUSC
Residency Hospital
1982
MUSC
Internship Hospital
1981
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Medical School
,

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What are Dr. Howard Fowler, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Fowler frequently treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear), Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain, and Rotator Cuff Surgery. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Fowler treats.

Where is Dr. Howard Fowler, MD's office located?

Dr. Fowler's office is located at 100 Rice Mine Road Loop Ste 205, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Fowler's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fowler treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Fowler treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fowler treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Fowler treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Rotator Cuff Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fowler performs Rotator Cuff Surgery more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Fowler performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Fowler's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Sprain
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Musculoskeletal Function Test
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Removal of Bone Spur
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Replacement

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Dr. Fowler accepts the following insurance:

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Fowler Sports Medcn & Orthopedc

Fowler Sports Medcn & Orthopedc100 Rice Mine Road Loop Ste 205 Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
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