Dr. Howard Savage, MD

Dr. Howard Savage, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
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Dr. Howard Savage, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Largo, MD and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1221 Mercantile Ln

Largo, MD 20774

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Kaiser Permanente

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Top Care Areas


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more than 57% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
more than 43% of peers
Retina Diseases
more than 26% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Savage "I provide personalized Eye Health in a warm caring environment, with a holistic approach in a gorgeous state of the art facility. We provide Consultation, LASER and major surgery on site with free parking. I team with your primary care doctor and your other specialists to take care of the whole person. Our brand new Kaiser Permanente Largo Medical Center has a beautiful Optical center, Lab, Radiology, Pharmacy, Presurgical Tesring and Outpatient Surgical Center all under one roof in Largo MD."


  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Princeton U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Johns Hopkins
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Greater Baltimore Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Savage has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Savage's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Savage to family and friends
based on 13 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Savage's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Savage did my cataract surgery and I experienced no discomfort or complications... It was as easy as getting my teeth cleaned :-) :-) Plus he's a very pleasant and charming doctor.
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Dr. Savage is an " Excellent Doctor". His patience, poise and extreme professionalism has kept me with Kaiser. Dr. Savage is so caring that he makes his cell phone available to receive calls from patients who are deemed as critical care patients. He even, makes house calls after surgery. I have...more
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Dr. Savage is the greatest. He explained what to expect with my surgery to the fullest and then asked if I had any, any questions. When I had a slight problem he responded to me ASAP. I certainly would recommend him to anyone I know -- he is that good of a doctor, warm, sincere, and knows his...more
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Dr. Savage and his excellent staff -- professionalism at it's best! Erased all my fears and kept me informed through the entire procedure.
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I Prayed for someone like Dr. Savage to do my surgery.I told him that I was 79 years old and had never had surgery before. Dr. Savage set my heart at ease. From the moment I entered the Surgical wing, all fear left me. As he proceeded with the surgery, he told me everything he was doing. He...more
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