Dr. John Howington, MD

Dr. John Howington, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. John Howington, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and oncology.Read his story

4230 Harding Pike Ste 530

Nashville, TN 37205

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 23 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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Dr. Howington's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howington performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 95% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Decortication and Pleurectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howington performs Decortication and Pleurectomy more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Howington performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howington treats Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant more than 91% of his peers

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

Dr. Howington's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cancer
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Hernia Repair
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lobectomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Biopsy
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thymectomy
  • Thymomas
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Our team focuses on the individual patient and their unique concerns and issues. With a major focus on communication and comfort we strive to put patients and their families at ease as they strive to deal with and overcome chest disease.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

1997
Vanderbilt University
Fellowship Hospital
1994
University Of Missouri Kansas City
Residency Hospital
1990
University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1989
University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
1985
Tennessee Technological University
Undergraduate School
1997
1994
1990
1989
1985

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4.4

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care of Illinois
Coventry Health Care of Illinois PPO
Health and Life PPO
Platinum PPO
Coventry Health Care of Missouri
Coventry Health Care of Missouri PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
HealthPlus
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Meritain Health
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Pipefitters
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid