Dr. Michael Howe, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 41

Dr. Michael Howe, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Traverse City, MI. Dr. Howe has more experience with Adult Congenital Heart Conditions, Interventional Cardiac Procedures, and Heart Conditions than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Munson Healthcare Manistee Hospital and Munson Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Howe to book an appointment.

Dr. Howe

Traverse Heart & Vascular

1200 Sixth St Ste 200 Traverse City, MI 49684

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Affiliated with Munson Medical Center Traverse City, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for cardiology.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Howe

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Howe treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Howe treats other conditions, please contact the office at (231) 935-5800.

Adult Congenital Heart Conditions

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Heart Conditions specialists.

Dr. Howe is experienced in the area of Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
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High
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Very High
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Interventional Cardiac Procedures

Interventional cardiologists specialize in catheter-based treatment of heart diseases through procedures such as cardiac catheterization, impella devices, and stent placement.Compare with other Interventional Cardiac Procedures specialists.

Dr. Howe is experienced in the area of Interventional Cardiac Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

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Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
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High
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Very High
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Heart Conditions

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Dr. Howe is experienced in the area of Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 34 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Heart Disease
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Hypertension
Cardiomyopathy
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High
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Very High
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Dr. Howe's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prinzmetal Angina
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Howe, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Traverse City, MI. Dr. Howe has more experience with Adult Congenital Heart Conditions, Interventional...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Michael Howe, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Howe frequently treats Adult Congenital Heart Conditions, Interventional Cardiac Procedures, and Heart Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Howe specializes.

Where is Dr. Michael Howe, MD's office located?

Dr. Howe's office is located at 1200 Sixth St Ste 200, Traverse City, MI 49684. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Traverse Heart & Vascular

Traverse Heart & Vascular1200 Sixth St Ste 200 Traverse City, MI 49684
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Howe is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Munson Healthcare Manistee Hospital

Manistee, MI

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Munson Medical Center

Traverse City, MI

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

17 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Otsego Memorial Hospital

Gaylord, MI

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital

Frankfort, MI

Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital

Ludington, MI

63% Patient Experience Rating, 6% lower than the national average