Dr. Sarah Howell, MD

Dr. Sarah Howell, MD

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Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
40 y/o
(14)

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Dr. Sarah Howell, MD is a dermatologist in Kailua, HI and has been practicing for 10 years. She specializes in dermatology.Read her story

Hawaii Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Centers

970 N Kalaheo Ave # C

Kailua, HI 96734
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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Howell's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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. 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’s Top Doctors in Hawaii."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Howell "We are Hawaii’s first and only comprehensive dermatology and plastic surgery practice. We are committed to skilled, compassionate and professional medical treatment. Our mission is to provide care based on the highest standards of science and medicine, to minimize pain and discomfort, and to listen to your concerns fully and answer your questions to your satisfaction. 

We offer medical and surgical services for acne, rosacea, infectious diseases of the skin, psoriasis, warts, skin cancer, mole screening, and other disorders."

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

2  Conditions Treated

16  Procedures

  • Botox® Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Injection Sclerotherapy
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Liposuction
  • Perlane® Injection
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • 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

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howell to family and friends
14 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Howell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    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 (4)

Took my son to see Dr. Howell for mole check and removal. She was friendly and professional. Her assistant Phebe was also very pleasant. Her "nurse" came in & did not even introduce herself. She gave my son no warning that she was going to inject lidocaine in the back of his head and spots on his...more
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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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