Dr. Karson K. Howard, DPM

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Dr. Karson K. Howard, DPM

Podiatric Surgery | Male

(208) 233-4355

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I hope to listen to your complaints of pain, and provide options for you the patient. I think the patient with the best education/information should be allowed to choose their own treatment, and I hope to provide that understanding and the treatment needed to improve your pain.Read more

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  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • PacificSource
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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I saw Dr. Howard in Jackson, WY. I had foot pain, and after an x-ray, he diagnosed me with a broken sesamoid. He wrapped my foot and told me to wrap it for 6 weeks, and to take ibuprofen. After 6 weeks, the foot still hurt. I went to see an orthopedic doctor in town who looked at my posture, my walk, and my stance. She said my bunion was causing pain, along with flat feet and weak ankles. Said x-ray didn't look like a fracture. Gave me appropriate shoe inserts. Pain went away, no pain since.
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Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Orthotics
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatry

Board Certifications

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  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Injury
  • Bunion
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Digital Deformities of the Feet
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Custom Made Foot Orthotic
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision

Background Check

  • 1
    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Howard has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement  (9/12/2012)
    • Amount or Range: $17,500.00
    • State: Idaho
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    California College Of Podiatric Medicine

    Graduated in 2009

  • Internship Hospital
    Mt Sinai

    Completed in 2009

  • Residency Hospital
    Chicago Medical School-Mt Sinai Hospital

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    Idaho State University

    Graduated in 2005

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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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 Podiatric Surgery
  • Board certified in Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Howard's Care Philosophy

I hope to listen to your complaints of pain, and provide options for you the patient. I think the patient with the best education/information should be allowed to choose their own treatment, and I hope to provide that understanding and the treatment needed to improve your pain.