Dr. Joseph Howard, MD

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Dr. Joseph Howard, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Shrewsbury, MA. He is affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Howard to book an appointment.

Dr. Howard

Child Health Associates

604 Main St Shrewsbury, MA 01545
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Care Philosophy

"My goal is to work collaboratively with patients and their parents to provide the best possible medical care. I feel that optimal pediatric care relies on the shared expertise of parents and health care providers, an..."

- Dr. Joseph Howard, MD

At a Glance

  • Friendly Staff
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  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Easy Scheduling
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Experience and Background Checks

Experience
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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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. Howard's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Children
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bronchospasm
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Common Cold
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dyshydrotic Eczema
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enteritis
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Fever
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • Headache
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Hydrocele
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypogonadism
  • Immunization
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impetigo
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Intertrigo
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Laryngitis
  • Limb Pain
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Newborn and Well-Child Care
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Pediatric Overweight
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Primary and Preventive Care for Children and Adolescents
  • Proteinuria
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Stye
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • Swine Flu
  • Tension Headache
  • Throat Pain
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Well Baby Care
  • Well Child Examination
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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Dr. Howard's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Howard

3.7

Based on 12 ratings

5 Stars
33.333333333333336%
(4)
4 Stars
25%
(3)
3 Stars
25%
(3)
2 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
1 Star
8.333333333333334%
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I love the office and nurses! Dr. Howard takes the time to listen and answer all questions. He tends to be more laid back.
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  • Staff friendliness
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About Me

Care Philosophy

My goal is to work collaboratively with patients and their parents to provide the best possible medical care. I feel that optimal pediatric care relies...Read more

Biography

Dr. Joseph Howard has over 20 years experience as a general pediatrician. He joined Child Health Associates after graduating from the Duke University School...Read more

Specialties

  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Education

Walter Reed Army Med Center
Residency Hospital
Walter Reed Army Med Center
Internship Hospital

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Joseph Howard, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Howard has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Joseph Howard, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Joseph Howard, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Howard's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Joseph Howard, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Joseph Howard, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Howard frequently treats Immunization Administration, Wellness Examination, and ADHD and-or ADD. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Howard treats.

Where is Dr. Joseph Howard, MD's office located?

Dr. Howard's office is located at 604 Main St, Shrewsbury, MA 01545. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Child Health Associates

Child Health Associates at Shrewsbury604 Main St Shrewsbury, MA 01545
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Child Health Associates

Child Health Associates604 Main St Ste 2 Shrewsbury, MA 01545
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Howard is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Boston Children's Hospital

Boston, MA