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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (13)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Howard Sharf is Average. Dr. Sharf has been reviewed by 25 patients who have provided 13 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
Promptness 3.0
Courteous Staff 3.6
Accurate Diagnosis 2.4
Bedside Manner 2.0
Spends Time with Me 2.0
Follows Up After Visit 2.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Howard Sharf, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Sports Medicine
  • Vertebroplasty (Kyphoplasty)

Education & Awards

Dr. Sharf graduated from Drexel University , Philadelphia.


Dr. Sharf has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Largo Medical Center 
  • Saint Anthony's Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Howard W Sharf MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 29 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Howard W. Sharf practice?
Dr. Howard Sharf has 1 office location.
Dr. Howard Sharf practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Pinellas Park, FL.
See Pinellas Park Orthopedic Surgeons.