Dr. Robert Howell, MD

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Dr. Robert Howell, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery | Male

Georgia Hand Shoulder and Elbow 2061 Peachtree Rd NE Ste 500, Atlanta, GA 30309 Get Directions
(404) 352-3522

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Georgia Hand, Shoulder & Elbow offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for upper extremity disorders. Using a center of excellence concept,...   Read More

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  • Hand Surgerynull
  • Plastic Surgerynull
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  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
  • Other Education
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      Specialties

      • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
      • Plastic Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Hand Surgery
      • Plastic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Arthritis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Foot Conditions
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Contracture
      • Hand Fracture
      • Joint Pain
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteopenia
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Second-Degree Burns
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Skin Cancer
      • Spine Disorders
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Third-Degree Burns
      • Trigger Finger
      • Work-Related Injuries
      • Wrist Disorders
      • Wrist Fracture
      • Wrist Sprain

      Procedures Performed

      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • De Quervain's Release
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
      • Excision of Radius or Ulna
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Hand Assisted Laparoscopy
      • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
      • Hand Reconstruction
      • Hand Surgery
      • Hand Tendon Repair
      • Joint Drainage
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Neuroplasty
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Skin Grafts
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Finger Release
      • Wound Repair
      • Wrist Fusion
      • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
      • Wrist Replacement

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      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for Georgia.

      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Emory University

        Graduated in 1984

      • Internship Hospital
        Emory University

        Completed in 1985

      • Residency Hospital
        Emory University

        Completed in 1986

        University Tenn

        Completed in 1990

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Tenn

        Completed in 1992

        Washington University

        Completed in 1993

      • Undergraduate School
        Emory University

        Graduated in 1980

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Howell's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
      • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Plastic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Howell's Care Philosophy

      Georgia Hand, Shoulder & Elbow offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for upper extremity disorders. Using a center of excellence concept, our skilled physicians provide outpatient assessment, office based treatments, ambulatory surgical services and occupational therapy at a single site. Our comprehensive treatment team, unique in this region, allows us to closely coordinate patient care and optimize outcomes.