Dr. John Howar, MD

Dr. John Howar, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Howar, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Twin Falls, ID. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 39 years.

714 N College Rd Ste A

Twin Falls, ID 83301

Contact Information

(208) 814-7150

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
normal
more than 72% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
normal
more than 70% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
normal
more than 70% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Howar "John W. Howar, MD is an orthopedic surgeon and hand specialist who has been in practice in the Magic Valley for more than 33 years. He performs arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement surgery, and all types of hand surgery including tendon and nerve problems. He treats all aspects of orthopedics, including fractures, lacerations, arthritis, and trauma. Dr. Howar is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and a member of the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons. He earned his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco, where he also completed his internship and residency. He completed his hand surgery fellowship at the University of Colorado Medical Center."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University Of California San Francisco Fresno
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Colo Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Howar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Howar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howar to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Howar's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

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Dr. Howar accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus

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