Dr. Robert Howard, MD

Dr. Robert Howard, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(32)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Howard, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Tulsa, OK. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

1245 S Utica Ave

Tulsa, OK 74104

Contact Information

(918) 579-2590

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Howard performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankylosing Spondylitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
45

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • 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
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Oklahoma.

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 Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Howard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Howard does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Howard and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Howard's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howard to family and friends
2.0
based on 32 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (22)

Dr. Howard's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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...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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Howard accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Community Care Network
    Standard Network PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Howard has admitting privileges

Hillcrest Medical Center
1120 S Utica Ave
Tulsa, OK 74104
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