Dr. Howard Konowitz, MD

Dr. Howard Konowitz, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Howard Konowitz, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Morton Grove, IL. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

9000 Waukegan Rd

Morton Grove, IL 60053

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Worker's Compensation

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
high
more than 90% of peers
Fibromyalgia
normal
more than 80% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Konowitz "We believe pain is a total mind body experience. That is why the CPMG program is designed to treat the whole person. Experience has shown us that the most successful treatment comes from getting to know our patients thoroughly as individuals. That is why we start by meeting with you first to find out about your pain. We then develop a program that is specially designed just for you."
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Finch University Of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Evanston Hospital Department Of Internal Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Konowitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Konowitz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Konowitz to family and friends
3.9
based on 13 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Konowitz'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
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Lake Geneva, WI |
I would like to share my wonderful experience with anyone who might be dealing with chronic pain. I came to Dr. K years ago after back surgery and eight surgeries later and one of them being a broken tailbone that no other Dr. could figure out. Yes it was broken off and Dr. K figured it out after...more
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in Chicago, IL |
BEST DOCTOR THAT I EVER HAD.
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in Chicago, IL |
This doctor cares about you as an individual, explains all treatment options, and cares for my overall well being. I have been seeing this doctor for 4 years now as he has been able to keep me functioning with reduced pain and able to work full time at my current strenuous job.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Konowitz accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois HMO
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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