Dr. Michael Howard, MD

Dr. Michael Howard, MD

Plastic Surgery  |  
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Dr. Michael Howard, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Northbrook, IL and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1997 and specializes in plastic surgery.

501 Skokie Blvd Ste 250

Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact Information

(847) 504-2300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Wound Repair
very high
more than 91% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 91% of peers
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
normal
more than 82% of peers

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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
14

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns
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Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Brow Lift
  • Capsulotomy
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Laceration Repair
  • Lesion Removal
  • Liposuction
  • Neck Lift
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Illinois Wesleyan university
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Howard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Howard's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howard to family and friends
4.4
based on 43 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
    (37)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Howard's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Evanston, IL |
I consulted Dr. Howard about a potential cosmetic procedure, which he explained thoroughly along with the complexities and hospitalization involved without being able to assure that I would be pleased with the outcome, particularly given my advanced age. I was tremendously grateful for his honesty...more
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in Evanston, IL |
I have multiple physical disabilities which means I fall outside most medical protocols. It has always been difficult to find a surgeon who has the skill, knowledge and patience to adjust a particular protocol to fit me. Dr. Howard's skills, knowledge and patience are "off the chart". When my...more
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in SKOKIE |
Dr. Howard is a nice guy, easy to talk to. He is humble, professional, and kindly to answer my questions for the concerns since I am a cancers survivor for over 11 years. His skills, I mean his skills for operating on the surgical table is well recognized based upon my experience as his patient...more
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in Northbrook |
My nine year-old daughter and I are both satisfied patients of Dr. Howard's. Three years ago, my daughter hurt her cheek on the playground requiring 18 stitches. Dr. Howard calmly and carefully repaired her face about 1.5 hours after the injury occurred. He was kind enough to come in and alter his...more
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in Buffalo Grove, IL |
Dr. Michael Howard is the most kind, personable, compassionate and gifted doctors I have met. I am so pleased with the outcome of my surgery and am so grateful to have found him to perform this procedure for me. I have total trust in him and the deepest respect for him as well. He made me feel so...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Howard accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Howard has admitting privileges

Evanston Hospital
2650 Ridge Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
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Glenbrook Hospital
2100 Pfingsten Rd
Glenview, IL 60026
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Highland Park Hospital
777 Park Ave W
Highland Park, IL 60035
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Skokie Hospital
9600 Gross Point Rd
Skokie, IL 60076
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