Dr. Todd Howard, MD

Dr. Todd Howard, MD

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Age 65
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Dr. Todd Howard, MD is a general surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in general surgery.

555 N New Ballas Rd Ste 265

Saint Louis, MO 63141

Contact Information

(314) 991-4644

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Howard performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Splenectomy
normal
more than 5% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
more than 5% of peers
Bile Duct Procedure
normal
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Howard's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Howard "Suburban Surgical is the largest independent multispecialty surgical practice in the St. Louis West County area. Currently, eight surgeons provide highly specialized surgical care in colorectal, general, hepatobiliary, vascular and podiatric surgery. The surgeons and staff strive to create a friendly and caring environment that reflects the highest quality of care. Our goal is always to improve the physical wellbeing of our patients through excellent surgical care."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

13  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Choledochal Cyst
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Liver Tumor
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Tumors (Functioning Tumor)
  • Pancreatic Pseudocyst
  • Pancreatitis
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Stomach Cancer

21  Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Resection, Partial
  • Liver Resection, Total Left
  • Liver Resection, Total Right
  • Liver Surgery
  • Pancreas Transplant
  • Pancreatic Biopsy
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Splenectomy
  • Whipple Procedure

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Maine Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Maine Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

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

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howard to family and friends
20 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Howard is a superior physician. A no-nonsense doc that gives his patients excellent care.
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Dr Howard refused to give me my test results over the phone. Said I had to come in for another office visit. I couldn't afford to take more time off work just to get results, but he still refused. After 2 weeks of stress about my condition, I had to go to MoBap and get the results myself, which...more
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Dr. Howard is compassionate, kind as well as a very good listener. He is an excellent surgeon and I would not consider looking for a different Dr. You will not be disappointed.
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After suffering for almost 10 years from this condition. Hoping to finally get some pain release by having the problem that is causing the pain corrected and then being told that pain management would be the first place to start. I have had ERCP's that help somewhat but after the last one the...more
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I had two emergency surgeries 9 days apart which Dr. Howard performed both. The first my appendix burst and I was in the hospital 7 days, I was home 2 days and went back for twisted colon and scar tissue obstruction of colon and was in hospital for 10 more days. He walked me through both surgeries....more
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