Dr. Michael Howcroft, MD

Dr. Michael Howcroft, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Michael Howcroft, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Bettendorf, IA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery, ophthalmology, and more.

777 Tanglefoot Ln

Bettendorf, IA 52722

Contact Information

(563) 323-2020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Macular Hole
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Howcroft's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Floaters
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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17  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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 Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Royal Victoria Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Toronto
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Ia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Howcroft has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Howcroft's Reviews

1.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howcroft to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Howcroft's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    POOR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    POOR
  • Answers questions

    POOR
  • Time well spent

    POOR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    POOR
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Howcroft likes Dr. Howcroft. I do not. He is not a calm, collected guy. He is rude to his staff in front of patients. He was not very nice to me. I did not trust his diagnosis.
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