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Russell M. Howerton, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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4.7 out of 5

54 Ratings
7 Comments
 

Russell M. Howerton, M.D.

WFUBMC Chief Medical Officer, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Professor,

Clinical Interests

Bile Duct Cancer, Esophageal Surgery, Gastric Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Liver Surgery, Pancreatic Surgery

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-0664
Department: 336-716-0547

Email: rhowert@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.A., Johns Hopkins University, 1979
  • M.D., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1983
  • Internship, Surgery, Vanderbilt U Affil Hosps, 1984
  • Residency, Surgery, Tufts-New Eng Med Ctr, 1989
  • Fellowship, Mt Sinai Hosp Of Cleveland, 1991
  • Fellowship, London Hammersmith Hospital-Un, 1992

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery

NPI Number

  • 1932184066
Russell M. Howerton, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

54 Ratings
7 Comments
 

Russell M. Howerton, M.D.

WFUBMC Chief Medical Officer, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Professor, Surgery, General

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-9592 | Department: 336-716-0547

Email: rhowert@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

Ihemelandu C, Levine EA, Aklilu M, Yacoub G, Howerton R, Bolemon B, Graham M, Russell G, Shen P. Optimal timing of systemic therapy in resectable colorectal liver metastases. Am Surg. 2013;79(4):414-421.

Blackstock AW, Aklilu M, Lovato J, Degrass L, Sommer J, Howerton R, Mishra G, Levine E, McQuellon R. Aprepitant/5HT-3 antagonist (EMEND) for the prevention of chemoradiation-induced nausea and vomiting (CRINV) in patients receiving gemcitabine/5-FU-based chemoradiation and concurrent upper abdominal radiation for pancreatic cancer [abstract]. J Clin Oncol. 2009;27(Suppl):e20661.

Shen P, Thai K, Stewart JH, Howerton R, Loggie BW, Russell G, Levine EA. Isolated metastases of colorectal cancer to the liver or peritoneum: outcomes associated with optimal surgical treatment [abstract]. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008;15(Suppl 2):6.

Shen P, Thai K, Stewart JH, Howerton R, Loggie BW, Russell GB, Levine EA. Peritoneal surface disease from colorectal cancer: comparison with the hepatic metastases surgical paradigm in optimally resected patients. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008;15(12):3422-3432.

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Professor, Surgery, General

Clinical Interests

Bile Duct Cancer, Esophageal Surgery, Gastric Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Liver Surgery, Pancreatic Surgery
Russell M. Howerton, M.D.

Russell M. Howerton, M.D.

WFUBMC Chief Medical Officer, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Professor, Surgery, General

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Russell M. Howerton, M.D.54 Ratings
7 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.7
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.8
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.7
Patients' confidence in CP
4.8
Time CP spent with patient
4.7
Wait time at clinic
4.6



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

3/10/2016

Very attentive, actually talked to me and knowledgeable about my condition. Thank you!

1/26/2016

*Dr. Howerton and his staff are excellent.

1/21/2016

I think he is a great physician, and he has my trust.

12/1/2015

Good.

11/25/2015

Love, love, love *Doctor Howerton.

11/23/2015

*Dr. Howerton was thorough in his explanations, choosing course to take for handling problem. Totally impressed with this doctor!

7/22/2015

Very good dr. he has my trust in treating me! Very pleased!

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