Dr. Kris Howard, MD

Dr. Kris Howard, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Kris Howard, MD is a dermatologist in Odessa, TX and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from TX TECH UNIV HLTH SCI CTR SCH OF MED in 1985 and specializes in dermatology.

8141 Dorado Dr

Odessa, TX 79765

Contact Information

(432) 563-3113

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

41  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • U Okla Hlth Sci Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • U Tex Hlth Sci Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Howard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Howard's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howard to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Howard's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

No other dermatologist in the Odessa/Midland area would put me on Accutane, my face was bad for years and I had already had scarring, with no questions asked Dr. Howard deff saved my skin. Its in the best shape its ever been. Also he is a very nice man and helpful as well as his office staff. If...more
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Dr. Howard quoted a price for a procedure and when I went in for the procedure the cost ended up being more than double. Nothing was mentioned beforehand that the procedure could end up being more expensive.
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This has nothing to do with Dr. Howard. It's his office staff that is the problem. After showing them our insurance/medicare card they still charged me full price for my doctor visit. After visiting with them, they said it was their mistake and that they would send me a refund in the mail. This...more
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Was in and out in about 30 min . Very nice staff, went back for removal of basil cell and was in and out in 30 min again. Nice to not have to spend half the day waiting Kim B
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Was able to see me in a few days, not a few weeks. Office, clean, nice. Staff very friendly. Wait was short. Dr. was friendly and thorough. Will be my go to dermatologist for sure.
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