Dr. Stephen M. Howell, MD

Dr. Stephen M. Howell, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

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Dr. Stephen Howell
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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    3.8 based on 36 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Howell
    • Level of trust in provider's decisions
       (36)
    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
       (36)
    • How well provider listens and answers questions
       (36)
    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. Howell's Office & Staff
    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes (29)
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    in Gold River, CA |
    I like the fact that Dr. Howell customizes his knee joint replacements. I have heard first hand that recovery time is very quick. I saw him 2 years ago to have my left knee done. I was very impressed with his whole operation, scheduling, completion of forms before the appointment date, wait time, and his willingness to explain everything in detail. I put off the surgery at that time, but am re-scheduled to see him again this week and I expect great results.
    in Valley Springs, CA |
    Dr. Howell takes time to listen, explains every procedure and is is most professional. The website has videos and answers to every question a patient could possibly have. Also, a binder is given that includes all areas of the procedure and rehabilitation. It is most helpful and organized.
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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
    • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
    • Sports Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • Degenerative Disorders
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Limb Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain

    Procedures Performed

    • Fracture Care
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Surgery
    • Steroid Injection

    Background Check

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      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

    • Medical School
      Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1981

    • Internship Hospital
      Graduate Hospital University Of Pennsylvania

      Completed in 1982

    • Residency Hospital
      Orthopaedic Department At Thomas Jefferson University

      Completed in 1986

    • Undergraduate School
      Pennsylvania State University

      Graduated in 1976

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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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 Orthopedic Surgery
    • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Howell's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Howell

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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