Dr. Sarah Howell, MD

Dr. Sarah Howell, MD

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Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
39 y/o
(11)

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Dr. Sarah Howell, MD is a dermatologist in Honolulu, HI and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from GEORGETOWN UNIV SCH OF MED in 2004 and specializes in dermatology.Read her story

BESSINGER DERMATOLOGY

1029 Kapahulu Ave Ste 503

Honolulu, HI 96816
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Excision of Skin Lesion
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more than 66% of peers
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
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more than 47% of peers
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
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more than 34% of peers

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Dr. Howell's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Howell "Dr. Howell is a board certified dermatologist. She earned her undergraduate degree from Boston College and her MD from Georgetown University."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Howell Dr. Howell is a board certified dermatologist. She earned her undergraduate degree from Boston College and her MD from Georgetown University. Dr. Howell served in the US Army for 8 years where she completed her residency in dermatology at National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. She previously served as the Chief of Dermatology at Ireland Army Community Hospital in Fort Knox, KY. Dr. Howell has been named one of Honolulu Magazine Uas Top Doctors in Hawaii.
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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

9

Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Liposuction
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Skin Screenings

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

  • GEORGETOWN UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • National Naval Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Howell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Howell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howell to family and friends
3.4
based on 11 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Howell's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (3)

She did a very thorough examination and detected a patch of skin cancer that 90% of dermatologists would not have noticed. Our friend recently went to a different dermatologist who did not bother to look under her clothes, and waved her off as being fine. Dr Howell found this patch by taking the...more
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Dr. Howell addressed all my needs and was very efficient. She also performed a few procedures, and everything was done very well. I highly recommend her.
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Exceptional Care and Team.
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