Dr. Steven Howell, MD

Dr. Steven Howell, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Steven Howell, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Jeffersonville, IN and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University of Louisville School of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

1407 Spring St Ste 1

Jeffersonville, IN 47130

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 98% of peers
more than 88% of peers
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Howell's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Howell "Dr. Howell is from Bowling Green, KY, where he attended Bowling Green High School. He is a Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of the South in Sewanee, TN, where he majored in Biology. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Louisville School of Medicine before serving an internship at the university's hospital. Dr. Howell received his residency training at the Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital at the University of Alabama in Birmingham before going on to complete an additional year of fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. He served as an Assistant Professor at the University of Kentucky Department of Ophthalmology, where he taught and supervised future ophthalmologists in the areas of pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus from 2007 to 2009. Dr Howell has also served on the Board of Trustees for Visually Impaired Preschool Services (VIPS) and the Kentucky Museum of Arts and Crafts (KMAC)."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Howell "We are a center of excellence and our eye surgeons have performed thousands of surgical and laser vision correction procedures. Our board-certified eye surgeons and our eye doctors–several of whom are fellowship-trained specialists–provide personalized eye care to patients at multiple locations in the Kentuckiana region. In addition to our Vision Surgery Center, the Jeffersonville Dry Eye Center offers patients customized treatments for this common eye condition."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

29  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease

2  Procedures

  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgical Procedures

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

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  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University of Louisville
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University of Alabama
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Vanderbilt University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Howell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Howell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howell to family and friends
5 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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  • 1

Dr. Howell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Did an amazing job with my 3 year old when she had pink eye. Was very patient and explained everything thoroughly.
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My son was referred to see Dr. Howell after our optometrist had seen something alarming in his eyes. The front office staff was kind and patient (even though we were an emergency work in appt during lunch time) Dr. Howell came in, examined our son, took his time, explained every detail, directed...more
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The Dr was great no complaints there. however the billing department just awful Candy called me to say I owed money I asked for a statement she said she sent 3 which were addressed to the WRONG address. She said she was calling to tell me I was turned over to collections. I asked if I could come...more
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