Dr. Robert Howland, MD

Dr. Robert Howland, MD

Geriatric Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(16)
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Dr. Robert Howland, MD is a geriatric psychiatry specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1986 and specializes in geriatric psychiatry.

3811 Ohara St

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact Information

(412) 624-2100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
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more than 52% of peers
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
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more than 44% of peers
Developmental and Learning Disorders
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more than 35% of peers

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Specialties

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
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Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
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Procedures

  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Western Psyc Institute and Clin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Western Psyc Institute and Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Howland has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Howland's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howland to family and friends
2.0
based on 16 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Howland's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (6)

He's a straightfoward doctor.
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Years of experience.
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He's nice. I look mostly for a large knowledge base and experience.
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This man is very mean!. I witnessed him make my daughter cry. He should not be treating patients!. He came into my daughter's room at hospital looking for an argument. He was confrontational, argumentative and disrespectful to my daughter and my family !
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He's got more issues than I'll ever have. He's mean! And I got no answers. He made fun of me for crying!
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Dr. Howland accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Howland has admitting privileges

UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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