Dr. James Howard, MD

NeurologyMaleAge 72

Dr. James Howard, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Chapel Hill, NC and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine medical school in 1974. He is affiliated with University of North Carolina Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Howard to book an appointment.

Dr. Howard

Unc Hospitals Rehab Unit

101 Manning Dr Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Howard is affiliated with University of North Carolina Hospital Chapel Hill, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Howard's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Myasthenia Gravis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howard treats Myasthenia Gravis more than 100% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Ocular Myasthenia Gravis
EMG (Electromyography)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howard performs EMG (Electromyography) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Howard performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Nerve Conduction Studies
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howard performs Nerve Conduction Studies more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Howard performs this procedure more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Howard's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lambert-Eaton Syndrome
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

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(919) 966-6759

Dr. Howard accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Howard's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Howard

5.0

Based on 6 ratings

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What went well
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  • Explained conditions well (6)
  • Listened & answered questions (6)
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (1)
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Excellent knowledge of Myasthenia Gravis.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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About Me

Biography

Dr. James Howard, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Chapel Hill, NC and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

1979
University of Virginia Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1978
University of Virginia Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1975
Albany Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
1974
University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine
Medical School
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Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. James Howard, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. James Howard, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Howard frequently treats Myasthenia Gravis, EMG (Electromyography), and Nerve Conduction Studies. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Howard treats.

Where is Dr. James Howard, MD's office located?

Dr. Howard's office is located at 101 Manning Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. James Howard, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Howard has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Locations

Practice

Unc Hospitals Rehab Unit101 Manning Dr Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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Limited To Official Government Duties On2200 PHYSICIAN OFFIC BLDG Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Howard is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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University of North Carolina Hospital

Chapel Hill, NC

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)