Dr. Shannon Howe, MD

Dr. Shannon Howe, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Shannon Howe, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1989 and specializes in rheumatology.

2102 N Country Club Rd Ste 3

Tucson, AZ 85716

Contact Information

(520) 721-5316

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
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Dr. Howe's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howe treats Arthritis more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Howe treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howe treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Howe treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Howe treats Osteoporosis more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Howe treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip

Dr. Howe's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Dupuytren's Contracture
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Gout
Hand Conditions
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Shannon Howe, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1989 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1994
    University Of Florida
    Fellowship Hospital
    1994
  • 1992
    University Of Wisconsin / Madison
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1990
    University Of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
    Internship Hospital
    1990
  • 1989
    University Of Wisconsin Medical School
    Medical School
    1989

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Dr. Howe's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Howe

4.0

Based on 40 reviews

5 Stars
70%
(28)
4 Stars
7.5%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
22.5%
(9)

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Dr Howe is a fabulous doctor; however her office staff is absolutely the worst !! They tell you one thing and do another thing - They can’t be trusted - I was a patient here for many many years - and not any more , thank goodness -
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Dr. Howe really cares. She listens and takes the time to get questions answered. She gives direction for treatment. One of the kindest doctors I've known.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Howe for over 15 years. This remarkable doctor has always exhibited professional, knowledgeable, and caring behaviors during every visit. I had been sent to a couple of specialists in town to diagnose my auto-immune disease (they thought I had Valley Fever). Dr. Howe...Read More
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If you might have Ankylosing Spondylitis don't see this Doctor. Although my X-rays and MRIs show I have the illness and my symptoms reflect she did nothing to treat me for this illness. She was irritated because I was emotional due to years of pain with no diagnosis, and told me since I didnt test...Read More
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Dr. Howe has been such a blessing! Her thoughtful, thorough care and concern have helped me so much on my path with RA. She always takes the time to explain, answer questions, and ask about my whole well being.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Health Net PPO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Humana
Tucson HMOx
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wells Fargo Insurance

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