Dr. Howard Krein, MD

Dr. Howard Krein, MD

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
51 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Howard Krein, MD is a facial plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.Read his story

Thomas Jefferson University - Department of Otolaryngology

925 Chestnut St Fl 7

Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Intergroup

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Top Care Areas

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Deviated Septum
more than 19% of peers

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Dr. Krein's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Krein "Dr. Krein is part of an exclusive group of physicians with two doctorate degrees and double board certified in Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery and ENT."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Krein "As Assistant Professor in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Philadelphia s prestigious Thomas Jefferson University, Dr. Krein is considered to be an outstanding teacher and lecturer. He routinely gives lectures and teaches courses on many of the intricacies of facial plastic surgery to both medical students, residents and other physicians. His practice encompasses the entire spectrum of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, including rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery, facial rejuvenation surgery, fat transfers, facial augmentation, wrinkle treatment, corrective surgery for facial defects, ear reshaping, microtia repair, microsurgery and reconstruction of cancer patients and extensive post-traumatic deformities. He also is considered to be one of the experts when it comes to Botox and injectable fillers (Restylane, Juvaderm, Radiesse, Sculptra)."


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2  Specialties

  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

6  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Deviated Septum
  • Facial Trauma
  • Gum Cancer
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Osteosarcoma

7  Procedures

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.


  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Medical College of VA School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Krein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Krein's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Krein to family and friends
19 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Krein's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Krein can be called a brilliant artist and magician and his paintings are people whom he restores and gives them a second youth and happy life!!!
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He was excellent. A year ago, in April , he gave me a deviated septum & rhinoplasty. Because of him I can finally breathe out of my nose. I love the look of it. I've gotten a lot of complements since the surgery. Thank you so much. Your staff is awesome too.
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