Dr. Troy Howard, MD

Dr. Troy Howard, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 36
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Troy Howard, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Rapid City, SD and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from University Of South Dakota School Of Medicine in 2010 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

101 E Minnesota St Ste 210

Rapid City, SD 57701

Contact Information

(605) 342-3280

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Head and Neck Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Allergic Reaction
very high
more than 92% of peers
Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Howard "Dr. Howard is a board certified Ear, Nose and Throat specialist. He has particular interest in pediatric ENT, adult sinus disease, functional nasal surgery and thyroid surgery."
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otorhinolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • University Of South Dakota School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • The Ohio State University Medical Center & Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • The Ohio State University Medical Center & Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Howard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hungarian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Howard's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Howard to family and friends
5.0
based on 12 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

in Rapid City, SD
I am AMAZED as to how great I can breath after Dr. Howard corrected my deviated septum. I was not expecting to have such wonderful results. The first time I met Dr. Howard I knew I would be in good hands. I have received wonderful care and would highly recommend him. My quality of life has...more
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Dr Howard performed a septoplasty on our daughter. We appreciated his friendly manner and keeping us well informed. Our daughter is very happy to be breathing well now.
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in Rapid City, SD
Excellent physician! Dr. Howard performed nasal surgery on me and I am thrilled with the results. He is patient, kind and truly cares about the health of his patients. Would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for exemplary ENT care!
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in Rapid City,SD
Kind, knowledge, informative, gentle & skillful. Highly Recommend.
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in Rapid City, SD
Exceptional results from ear tubes. My 2-yr son had multiple ear infections. I was worried with the idea of surgery, anesthesia, messing with a good eardrum. Dr. H explained risks/expected benefits and allowed me to make an informed decision. I just had our 6-month checkup after the procedure and...more
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