Dr. Nancy Howden, MD

Dr. Nancy Howden, MD

Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 46
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Nancy Howden, MD is a female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery and obstetrics & gynecology.

2100 Ridgefield Blvd

Asheville, NC 28806

Contact Information

(828) 670-5665

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Vaginal Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
Uterine Prolapse
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
2

Board Certifications

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

20

Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Incontinence Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prolapse Treatment
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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 North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Pittsburg Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Howden has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Howden's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howden to family and friends
5.0
based on 9 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Howden'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Amazing!!! Educational, helpful, tolerate, and fun!!! I wish she could be a regular "female doctor" but her skill is a pelvic surgery. In 45 years of my Pelvic exams this was by far the best experience you could possible ever have!!. Thank you and Godspeed to you Dr. Howden! Beautiful outside and...more
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Personable, caring, easy to talk to. Explains procedures in language I could understand.
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SHE TOOK HER TIME AND ANSWERED ALL QUESTIONS.SHE WAS AS KIND AS SHE COULD BE.I FELT VERY COMFORTABLE TALKING TO HER ABOUT ANYTHING.SHE CAME HIGHLY RECOMMENED BY THE GROUP OF DOCTORS THAT O WORK FOR AN I CAN SEE WHY. BEST DOCTOR AROUND. SHEILA COLEMAN
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