Dr. Howard Saslow, MD

Dr. Howard Saslow, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
66 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Howard Saslow, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Port Charlotte, FL and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Fawcett Wound Care

3280 Tamiami Trl Ste 491

Port Charlotte, FL 33952
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 95% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Saslow's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Saslow "The primary focus of our practice is general orthoapedics. Our patients are cared for using the most current nonoperative and operative methods."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Saslow does not have any board certifications listed.

115  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Joint Disease in the Shoulder
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Muscle Strain
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Clicking
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Effusion
  • Joint Pain
  • Joint Swelling
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • 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
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteopetrosis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pulled Muscles
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Injuries


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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • State University Of New York At Buffalo
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Saslow has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Saslow has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Fawcett Memorial Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 100 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Saslow's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Saslow to family and friends
17 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Saslow'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 (1)

Dr. Saslow performed a knee replacement surgery on me fifteen years ago, and the knee is still perfect, as good as it was when it was new. Highly recommended. Kaare B. Host
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