Dr. Robert Howell, MD

Dr. Robert Howell, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery | Male | 58 years old

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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.Read more

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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.

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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  • 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
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hand Conditions
  • 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

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

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 Assisted Laparoscopy
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • 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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