Dr. Randy Howard, MD

Dr. Randy Howard, MD

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Gastroenterology | Male | 47 years old

Gastroenterology and Hepatology, PLLC
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Dr. Howard specializes in Gastroenterology and practices in Hendersonville, TN. He practices at 3 locations.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howard to family and friends
2.9
based on 33 total surveys (4 with reviews)
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Howard
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (31)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (32)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (32)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (32)
Dr. Howard's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (32)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (33)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (33)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (28)
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in Hendersonville |
I can't say enough good things about Dr. Howard and his staff. I sincerely believe they are concerned about my well being. I'm a 35 yr-old female and had a few symptoms that could have been anything, but because of Dr. Howard's thoroughness, we found out quickly that I had some serious polyps and they've been removed and his office continues to remind me how to stay on top of screening and prevention. Thanks, Dr. Howard and staff!
in gallatin |
While I do believe Dr. Howard to be an excellent Dr., there is no sense of urgency to let his patients know the results of tests that have been performed. My daughter has a procedure a week ago and she has not gotten any results from this test yet. I do not believe this is good practice, and she needs to know something. Is this not the reason you go to a doctor, for them to help you?
Phoenix, AZ |
He took his time to explain everything although it was a routine process.
in Hendersonville, TN |
I would never EVER come here. Office staff is horrible and rude. My mother called because she believes she has Colitis again she just had it 3 months ago.. she so called to talk to the doctor. When she told the nurse she looked up her history and saw where she had it 3 months ago and said oh yes that is VERY serious you need to have a follow up appointment and my mom was like no this is new it started again. My mom just had surgery so she said I just had surgery is there anyway to expedite and
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Procedures Performed

  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Duodenal Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Weight Loss Revisional Surgery

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    University of Kentucky
  • Residency Hospital
    Case Western Reserve School Of Medicine In Cleveland
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Gastroenterology Fellow Case Western
    Reserve-Metro Health Medical Center Cleveland Oh

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

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  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Howard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Howard's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Gastroenterology
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Howard's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Howard

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients