Dr. James Howden, MD

Dr. James Howden, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. James Howden, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Colorado Springs, CO. He graduated from Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences and specializes in gastroenterology and hepatology.

2940 N Circle Dr

Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • CNIC Health Solutions
  • Cofinity
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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. Howden's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howden treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Howden treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howden treats Hemorrhoids more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Howden treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howden treats Abdominal Disorders more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Howden treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Howden's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

We strive to be a physician practice dedicated to state-of-the-art care for patients with gastrointestinal and liver diseases. We perform most endoscopic procedures including colonoscopy, upper endoscopy (EGD), ERCP, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), and ...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology

Board Certifications

Education

Brooke Army Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
Tripler Army Med Center
Residency Hospital
Tripler Army Med Center
Internship Hospital
Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
Medical School

Awards

Dr. Howden's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Howden

2.7

Based on 16 reviews

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1 Star
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Locations

Associates In Gastroenterology P.C.

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  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

AARP
UnitedHealthcare MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Value - Medicare Advantage HMO
Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
CNIC Health Solutions
Cofinity
Colorado Access
Colorado Choice Health Plans
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
HealthComp
HealthPartners
Humana
Choice Care PPO
IMG International Medical Group
Kaiser Permanente
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Medicare
Medicare Advantage PPO
Part B Primary
Part B Secondary
Meritain Health
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
NALC Health Benefit Plan
National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC)
PacifiCare Health Systems
PHCS
Principal Financial Group
Rocky Mountain Health Plans
Rocky Mountain Health Plans HMO
Rocky Mountain Health Plans PPO
Tricare
Prime
Prime Select
Prime Standard
Standard
TriCare for Life
TRICARE Reserve Select
TRICARE Retired Reserve
United Healthcare
Basic Plan
Secure Horizon Medicare
United Healthcare Community Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Veterans Choice Program
WellPoint