Dr. Stephen Howell, MD

Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 73
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Dr. Stephen Howell, MD
Stephen B. Howell, M.D. is a Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, co-Leader of the Solid Tumor Therapeutics (formerly Tumor Growth, Invasion and Metastasis) Program of the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, and Director of the Cancer Therapeutics Training Program. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and was trained as a medical oncologist and pharmacologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital, the National Institutes of Health and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Howell's work focuses on the development of novel drugs and drug delivery systems for the treatment of cancer, and on the molecular and genetic mechanisms underlying the development of drug resistance. He is the author of more than 300 peer-reviewed research papers. Dr. Howell conducted much of the early pharmacokinetic information and clinical trials work on intraperitoneal chemotherapy for the treatment of ovarian cancer. His laboratory has contributed importantly to the current understanding of how the platinum-containing drugs enter, traffic through and exit from ovarian cancer cells, and how such cells become resistant to these drugs.

3855 Health Sciences Drive

La Jolla, CA 92093

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Dr. Stephen Howell, MD

Dr. Stephen Howell, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Howell's Experience

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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 Oncology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
11

Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
1

Procedures

  • Plasmapheresis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Harvard Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • U Calif Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

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 accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Howell has admitting privileges

UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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