Dr. Victor Howard, MD

Dr. Victor Howard, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 37

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

New Patient

(859) 267-2021

Current Patient

Dr. Victor Howard, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Lexington, KY. Dr. Howard has more experience with Esophageal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Baptist Health Lexington. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Howard to book an appointment.

Office Hours

1720 Nicholasville Rd Ste 302 Lexington, KY 40503

Sun

Office
closed

Mon

8 am
to
4:30 pm

Tue

8 am
to
4:30 pm

Wed

8 am
to
4:30 pm

Thu

8 am
to
4:30 pm

Fri

8 am
to
4:30 pm

Sat

Office
closed

Locations

Baptist Health Medical Group Gastroenterology

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Baptist Health Medical Group Gastroenterology1720 Nicholasville Rd Ste 302 Lexington, KY 40503
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Howard is affiliated with Baptist Health Lexington Lexington, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Howard's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Howard

4.0

Based on 8 ratings

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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (6)
  • Office environment (6)
  • Staff friendliness (6)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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Personable, professional, and precise. He was excellent about explaining what was going to happen and any follow-up that was needed. His staff was incredible! Would happily visit him again.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Listened to me and my procedure went so well!
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He listens and was very kind
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Absolutely not! He did not listen and didn’t record anything we talked about. He was at the door ready to leave as I sat asking questions
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Experience and Background Checks

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Howard

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Howard treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Howard treats other conditions, please contact the office at (859) 276-4382.

Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Howard is experienced in the area of Esophageal Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

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Dr. Howard
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Hiatal Hernia
Esophagitis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Nausea
Normal
Frequency
High
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Dr. Howard's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Dr. Howard accepts

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Dr. Howard accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Anthem Essential-KY
Balanced Blue Access-KY PPO
Balanced Pathway-KY HMO
Balanced Pathway-KY PPO
Baptist HCA-KY
Blue Access - UL1 Tiered Network-KY PPO
Blue Access-KY
Blue Access-KY PPO
Blue Preferred-KY
Blue Traditional-KY
Bronze Blue Access w/HSA-KY PPO
Bronze Blue Access-KY PPO
Bronze Pathway for HSA-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway w/HSA - SG-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway w/HSA-KY PPO
Bronze Pathway X for HSA-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway X-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway- SG-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway-KY PPO
Bronze Pathway-KY PPO Plus
Catastrophic Pathway X-KY HMO
Catastrophic Pathway-KY HMO
Gold Blue Access-KY PPO
Gold Pathway - SG-KY HMO
Gold Pathway X-KY HMO
Gold Pathway-KY HMO
Gold Pathway-KY PPO
Gold Pathway-KY PPO Plus
Kentucky Employees Health Plan (KEHP)
KentuckyOne-KY
Lumenos Plans-KY
Methodist Hospital-KY
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X-KY HMO
Pathway-KY
Pathway-KY HMO
Platinum Blue Access-KY PPO
Platinum Pathway - SG-KY HMO
Platinum Pathway-KY PPO
Platinum Pathway-KY PPO Plus
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-KY PPO
Silver Blue Access-KY PPO
Silver Pathway for HSA-KY HMO
Silver Pathway w/HSA - SG-KY HMO
Silver Pathway w/HSA-KY PPO
Silver Pathway X for HSA-KY HMO
Silver Pathway X-KY HMO
Silver Pathway- SG-KY HMO
Silver Pathway-KY HMO
Silver Pathway-KY PPO
Silver Pathway-KY PPO Plus
St. Joseph's-KY
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-KY
UK-Indemnity-KY
UK-KY EPO
UK-KY PPO
UK-Medicare Carve-Out-KY
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

About Me

Care Philosophy

Baptist Health Medical Group is a comprehensive, multispecialty network of physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our providers are committed to...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Victor Howard, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (859) 267-2021, and for other questions, call (859) 276-4382.

Does Dr. Victor Howard, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Howard has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Victor Howard, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Victor Howard, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Howard's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Victor Howard, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Victor Howard, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Howard frequently treats Esophageal Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Howard specializes.

Where is Dr. Victor Howard, MD's office located?

Dr. Howard's office is located at 1720 Nicholasville Rd Ste 302, Lexington, KY 40503. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Howard is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Baptist Health Lexington

Lexington, KY

85% Patient Experience Rating, 16% higher than the national average

6 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)