Dr. Howard Robinson, MD

Dr. Howard Robinson, MD

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Age 50
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Dr. Howard Robinson, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Harvey, IL and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in pain medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation pain medicine, and more.

71 W 156th St Ste 208

Harvey, IL 60426

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Dr. Robinson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Robinson treats Spine Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Robinson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Robinson treats Spondylosis more than 98% of his peers

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Robinson treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 98% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Robinson's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Migraine
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger

About Me

Care Philosophy

Board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, Dr. Robinson is highly skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with occupational injuries including back, neck, joint and nerve disorders, as well as musculoskeletal diseases. He als...

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

2002
Chicago Institute Of Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch
Fellowship Hospital
2001
Rehabilitation Institute Of Chicago
Residency Hospital
1998
Northwestern McGaw
Internship Hospital
1997
Wayne State University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1993
University Of Hawaii At Manoa
Undergraduate School
2002
2001
1998
1997
1993

Awards

Dr. Robinson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Robinson

3.6

Based on 23 reviews

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DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME! This doctor was rude, insulting and only cares about making money. He did not fill out my paperwork correctly to get approval for spinal injections. He refused to resubmit the paperwork without me coming in for an additional visit. Why should I pay him $175 x 2 for him to resubmit paperwork? On another visit he dismissed my pain, told me "I'm not giving you nothing!" when I requested a script for my chronic back pain. He treated me like a drug addict and I am a RN!
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Dr. Robinson is GREAT! He has the "it" factor. His bedside manner makes you feel comfortable at a time when the pain is stressing you out. If you're getting a shot, in the 'op' room there is smooth sounding music playing in the background. You see that needle coming and you want to freak out, but the soothing sound of his voice makes the procedure more bearable. I thank God for you Dr. R. Now after 3 yrs, my neck pain's back with a vengeance. See you ASAP Dr. R.! -Michelle Dolton, IL
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I took off work and. went in to see to dr Robinson. I have sciatica and bulging disk. He walked in the room said nothing was wrong with me and walked right back out.. I was in so much pain that I couldn't walk. Ingalls drs are only about the money. He haven't examed me or anything just walked in said nothing was wrong with me visit over. Patient shy
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My surgeon referred me to doctor Robinson for a follow-up pain level test. Dr. Robinson expressed to me rather gruffly that he felt the test my doctor recommended was barbaric and he would never perform such a test. While I appreciate his honesty, his response was delivered very rudely and his disposition was quite frightening as he spoke..
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i would not recommend this doctor to anyone i specifically asked his scheduling dept does he treat chronic foot pain i was told yes then its on his website here. that hes treated foot pain heel spurs plantar fascitis etc.i waisted a copayment and drove an hour to get there..just for him to walk in and say i dont treat foot pain theres nothing i can do for you..he wouldnt even listen to my concerns. im sitting here with the same pain for 2months.. my podiatrist that recommend him was upset at him
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Dr. Robinson is very compassionate and thorough. He takes time with all his patients. I have referred several family members to him. Everyone has been satisfied. He explains treatment in terms you can understand and work with you on a treatment to fit you.
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Great bedside manner, funny, brutally honest! Made experience much more tolerable!
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Assurant Health
Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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