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Dr. Robert Howard, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Howard

Dr. Robert Howard, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Tulsa, OK and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center in 1983 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(918) 579-2590

Dr. Howard accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Howard's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Ankylosing Spondylitis
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Dr. Howard treats Ankylosing Spondylitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Howard treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Limb Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howard treats Limb Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Howard treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howard treats Fibromyalgia more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Howard treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia

Dr. Howard's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Howard, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Tulsa, OK and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center in 1983 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1983
University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
Medical School
1983

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Dr. Howard's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Howard

2.0

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
2.9411764705882355%
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1 Star
67.6470588235294%
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Terrible experience. After taking my elderly father to 4 visits the so called doctor finally said there wasn’t anything he could do for his rheumatoid arthritis because of his advanced age. He told us to go continue with pain management via his pcp. He could have told us that on the first visit....Read More
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I didn't feel like I was heard by Dr. Howard. He asked me a series of questions to respond "yes" or "no" to. When I would try to give him more context for each question he did not want the extra info. I felt like there was no real information gathered about the issues I was facing, it was all just...Read More
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I am a physician and my mom went to see Dr. Howard. He told my mother within 5 minutes of seeing her that she had fibromyalgia which is a diagnosis of exclusion (you can only say someone has this after ruling out all other possible diagnoses). He was not compassionate and had done no work up on her...Read More
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I found Dr. Howard to be kind and caring. He explained clearly what was going on with me and the treatment options. I’m glad I found him.
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I found Dr. Howard to be an excellent physician, thoughtful and caring He sincerely cares about hiis patients.
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