Dr. James Howe, MD

Oncology •  Male • Age 59
  
Dr. Howe
Accepting new patients

Univ Iowa Hosp/Clins Gstrntrlgy

200 Hawkins Dr # 4621 Iowa City, IA 52242

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Dr. James Howe, MD is a Oncology Specialist in Iowa City, IA and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Howe has more experience with Endocrine Oncology than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Vermont / College of Medicine medical school in 1987. He is affiliated with University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Howe to book an appointment.


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Dr. Howe accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Practice Areas

Endocrine Oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the endocrine system, including thyroid cancer, pituitary cancer, adrenal cancer, and pancreatic cancer, through surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and hormone therapy.Compare with other Endocrine Oncology specialists.

Typically treats 93% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Neuroendocrine Tumors
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howe treats Neuroendocrine Tumors more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Howe treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Thyroid Cancer
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howe treats Thyroid Cancer more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Howe treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

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Dr. Howe's conditions and procedures:

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease

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My wife, Mary Ann, has been a patient of Dr. Howe's since 2012/2013. Not only is he a highly competent surgeon, he is thorough in explaining her condition, what he recommends and why, and generally demonstrates an admirable care and concern for her.
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Biography

Dr. James Howe, MD is a Oncology Specialist in Iowa City, IA and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Howe has more experience with Endocrine Oncology than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Vermont ...Read more

Specialties

  • Oncology
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1996
Meml Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Barnes Hospital Wash University
Residency Hospital
1988
Barnes Jewish Hospital
Internship Hospital
1987
University of Vermont / College of Medicine
Medical School

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Univ Iowa Hosp/Clins Gstrntrlgy

Univ Iowa Hosp/Clins Gstrntrlgy200 Hawkins Dr # 4621 Iowa City, IA 52242
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University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics

Iowa City, IA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average