Dr. James Howden, MD

Dr. James Howden, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 63
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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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Top Care Areas

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

Diarrhea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Howden "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 are skilled in the therapeutic maneuvers associated with each. Dr. Howden graduated from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, in 1977. After serving seven years in the Army, he attended the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, graduating in 1988. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1991. After Duty as Chief of Internal Medicine, US Army Hospital, Berlin, Germany, Dr. Howden completed a gastroenterology fellowship at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas in 1996 and an Advanced Endoscopy fellowship at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina in 2001. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, with recertification in both in 2005. Dr. Howden retired from the Army as Chief of Gastroenterology, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington and joined Associates in Gastroenterology in 2005. In addition to gastroenterology and hepatology, Dr. Howden has specialized in therapeutic endoscopy and pancreatic and biliary disorders. He is a member of the ACP, AGA, and ASGE."
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2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

88  Conditions Treated

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15  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Howden has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Howden's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howden to family and friends
16 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
    (3)
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Dr. Howden's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD
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