Dr. Steven Howard, MD

Dr. Steven Howard, MD

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Family Medicine  ·  
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68 y/o
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Dr. Steven Howard, MD is a family medicine specialist in Belmont, CA and has been practicing for 42 years. He specializes in family medicine.

Dignity Health Medical Group - Sequoia

1301 Shoreway Rd Ste 100

Belmont, CA 94002
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Net

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Dr. Howard's Experience

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Dr. Howard's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Howard "First, I would like to tell you about my training. I graduated college cum laude from Brandeis University. Then I attended medical school at The Chicago Medical School. I completed my Family Practice internship and residency at Southside Hospital, an affiliation of Stony Brook University in New York, where I served as Chief Resident. I then brought my new wife, Diane, the future Mayor of Redwood City, to the Peninsula where we established our practice in San Carlos. We spent the next 25 years in that solo practice caring for members of the community of all ages. I am now a member of the Dignity Health Medical Group affiliated with Sequoia Hospital. I have always focused on the patient as an individual, and not an illness. I strongly believe that medicine is not about computers and textbooks, but about understanding the individuals' medical and psychological needs. We strive to guide them through the medical system to provide them with the highest quality and most appropriate care possible. I try to provide the patient with as much information as possible, and involve them in the decision making process. I enjoy treating entire families, as the family dynamics often provide insight into the medical problem of one of the family's members. I am always honored when an individual entrusts me with their medical care. To learn more about our office, you can go to our website at sequoiamedicalgroup.org. You can also see what some of my patients think of our care by entering my name on the websites, Yelp and Angie's List."
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1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

111  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Earwax Removal
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Infant Care
  • Laceration Repair
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Stitches
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Well Child Examination
  • Well New Born Care
  • Well Woman Health Examination

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

  • Brandeis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Southside Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Southside Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Howard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Howard's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howard to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Howard's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Howard has carried for someone in my family ever since he first opened his practice in San Carlos. In my experience both as a patient and working in healthcare, l measure all providers against the standard I’ve experience with Dr. Howard! He truely embodies what I expect from a physician! He...more
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Thanks from the bottom of my heart for taking good care of my mother DEE TAYLOR all these year you are the best and thanks again LITTA as my mom pasted away 3months ago love her daughter BILLIE LEMOS am THE one with long nails and xo
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