Dr. Howard Lantner, MD

Dr. Howard Lantner, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Howard Lantner, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hartford, CT and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Hahnemann School Of Medicine, Allegheny University Of Health Sciences in 1987 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1000 Asylum Ave Ste 3208

Hartford, CT 06105

Contact Information

(860) 522-7121

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Herniated Disc
very high
more than 96% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • Hahnemann School Of Medicine, Allegheny University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Howard Lantner, MD
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East Hartford, CT – Jul 27, 2017
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Upon reading the reviews on Doctors webpage, I was very hesitant about going forward with my appointment. Dr. L spent a very intense fifteen minutes with me and gave me instructions to have a MRI. After those results, I was scheduled for Cervical surgery. The negative reviews were likely from...Read More
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Laura in North Granby, CT – Jul 27, 2017
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Staff at hospital was great. I woke up from a two level artificial disc procedure pain free except on my back neck muscles which isn't too bad. Incision is small and hoping recover keeps going well. Feeling back in my left arm not my finger though but time might help that too.
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Mark in Enfield, CT – Apr 23, 2017
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Did L4/L5 spinal fusion operation on me several weeks ago. Nothing but praise for this surgeon. He walked my wife and I through the process, step by step, and everything (so far) has gone as planned.
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Scott D. in Cheshire, CT – Dec 30, 2016
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